"Black Panther" has become the highest-grossing superhero film ever

Posted on JUL 08, 2019

"Black Panther" is no longer the top-ranking box office, but it is the top-grossing superhero movie of all time.

"Black Panther" has been unseeded as the top grossing movie in the U.S. and overseas, but it has becomes the highest-grossing superhero film ever

"Pacific Rim: Uprising" was the No. 1 movie at the box office this weekend (March 23-24, 2018.) This ended the five-week run of "Black Panther." The sequel to Guillermo del Toro's 2013 film, "Pacific Rim," which stars John Boyega, delivered an estimated $122.5 million overseas and $28 million domestically.
The Marvel film "Black Panther" slipped to second place with an estimated $16.65 million weekend. Nevertheless, it now ranks as the highest-grossing superhero movie of all-time.

Additionally, it now the fifth-biggest domestic release of all-time and is on pace to surpass "Titanic" as the third-largest domestic release by the end of its U.S. run.Overseas, Black Panther earned an estimated $12.9 million this weekend, bringing its worldwide total to $1.237 billion.

"I Can Only Imagine" finished third for the second straight week, raking in $13.8 million. Coming in fourth place was the animated feature "Sherlock Gnomes," featuring the voices ofJohnny Depp, James McAvoy and Emily Bunt.

"Tomb Raider" rounded out the top five, pulling in an estimated $10.4 millio