The article below was written two years ago. We are just learning he was ill when the movie was made. Nonetheless, he did an exceptional job.
Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther earned a milestone over the weekends it ran by becoming the highest grossing superhero film ever in North America, with $631 million in domestic ticket sales. The sales total surpasses 2012’s The Avengers, previously the highest grossing superhero movie, which earned $623 million.
Chadwick Boseman-‘Black Panther’ Star Dies Of Cancer At Age 43 A statement posted to the actor’s Twitter on Friday August 28, said Boseman had battled colon cancer for the last four years
As a child reading comic books I’m familiar with the Marvel Comic character called “The Black Panther” but my kids, their friends and just about every teen and young adult I know just broke the news to me the movie’s sales have surpassed many others and claimed it spot in history pushing the half a billion mark in a week. Fandom has voted it the best movie of all times. It’s sales topped the chart Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and the public is waiting to see if it will reach half a billion in one week. Several movies has grossed more than a billion over the course of their run but it took years to reach this level not merely days. Below you will find a list of the 31 movies to gross the most over the years.
Total gross revenue: $2,187,500,000 (but keep in mind this is a 21 years gross. Not a few weeks, months or years gross.)
Two decades later, James Cameron’s “Titanic” is still untouchable at its number two spot for box-office records. The movie made around $1.8 billion during its initial 1997 release, and then topped $2 billion after it was re-released in 3D in honor of the 100-year anniversary of the iconic ship’s sinking.