'BLACK PANTHER' HOLDS ONTO BOX OFFICE FOR FIFTH WEEK (03/19/2018)
Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther held onto the box office for the fifth week in a row, bringing in $27 million.
Black Panther crossed the $600 million threshold today on its 31st day of release, becoming the second-fastest to reach that milestone after Star Wars The Force Awakens (12 days) and ahead of Jurassic World (36 days) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (37 days), Deadline reports.
The $90 million reboot of Tomb Raider starring Alicia Vikander, meanwhile, brought in $23.5 million, 8% higher than the second 2003 Tomb Raider film, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life starring Angelina Jolie, which raked in $21.7 million.
Abroad, the film brought in much more, earning the top slot worldwide with $108 million. All-told, 78% of Tomb Raider’s bank came from theaters overseas.
Also of note this weekend was the Christian rock $7 million movie I Can Only Imagine, which surprised many by earning $17 million and earning an A+ CinemaScore.
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Studio reported figures for the weekend of March 16-18, Per Deadline:
1.) Black Panther (DIS), 3,834 theaters (-108) / $7.5M Fri /$11.6M Sat/$7.8M Sun / 3-day: $27M (-34%)/Total: $605.4M/Wk 5
2.) Tomb Raider (MGM/WB), 3,854 theaters / $9M Fri (includes $2.1M of previews) /$8.8M Sat/$5.7M Sun/3-day: $23.5M /Wk 1
3.) I Can Only Imagine (RSA/LG), 1,629 theaters / $6.2M Fri /$6M Sat/$4.8M Sun/3-day: $17M /Wk 1
4.) A Wrinkle in Time (DIS), 3,980 theaters (0) / $4.6m Fri/$7M Sat/ $5M Sun/3-day: $16.6M (-50%)/Total: $61M/Wk 2
5.) Love, Simon (FOX), 2,402 theaters / $4.6M Fri /$4.1m Sat/$2.8M Sun/3-day: $11.5M /Wk 1
6.) Game Night (NL/WB), 2,686 theaters (-375) / $1.7m Fri /$2.4m Sat/$1.4M Sun/3-day: $5.6M (-29%)/Total: $54.1M/Wk 4
7.) Peter Rabbit (SONY), 2,725 theaters (-387) / $1.4M Fri /$2.2M Sat/ $1.5M Sun/3-day: $5.2M (-23%) /Total: $102.4M/Wk 6
8.) Strangers: Prey at Night (AVI), 2,464 theaters (0)/ $1.5M Fri /$1.9M Sat/ $1.3M Sun/3-day: $4.8M (-54%)/Total:$18.6M/Wk 2
9.) Red Sparrow (FOX), 2,583 theaters (-481) / $1.3m Fri /$1.9M Sat/ $1.2M Sun/3-day: $4.4M (-48%)/Total: $39.6M/ Wk 3
10.) Death Wish (MGM), 2,676 theaters (-206) / $952K Fri /$1.4M Sat/ $952K Sun/3-day: $3.3M (-49%)/Total: $30M/Wk 3