'Black Panther' Passes 'Titanic' To Become 3rd On All-Time Box Office List

09 April, 2018, 00:39 | Author: Rita Burton
  • Black Panther to become the first movie to release in a theater, after 35 years, in Saudi Arabia!

Black Panther has earned roughly $660 million at the domestic box office as of Friday, putting it just ahead of Titanic's $659.4 million.

The black panther movie, premiered in January 2018, talks about what it means to be black person in both America and Africa and also focus on issues affecting modern-day black life.

On the whole, it's a good and hopeful sign for cinema lovers living in Saudi Arabia and according to fresh reports, it has also been announced that there will be more than 350 movie theaters across Saudi Arabia till 2030.

"Black Panther", Marvel's superhero blockbuster will help open the first movie theater in Saudi Arabia on April 18, ending a 35-year ban on cinemas. And who knows if anything will overtake the top spot which belongs to "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", which grossed $936 million in 2015. Worldwide, "Black Panther" has earned $1.29 billion and now stands as the tenth highest grossing film at the global box office.

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Globally, Black Panther has grossed $1.29 billion, ranking in the top ten titles of all time.

"Black Panther" is an extreme example of the trend that Hollywood has been struggling with for some years. The Best Picture victor starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio has amassed $2.2 billion worldwide across its various theatrical runs, while Black Panther trails with an estimated $1.3 billion through Sunday.

The "Black Panther" gala will mark the first public screening in the kindgom after movie theaters where banned in the early 1980's, after Saudi Arabia adopted ultraconservative religious standards in 1979.

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