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“Black Panther” Claims #1 At 4th Consecutive US Weekend Box Office

“A Wrinkle In Time” could not dethrone “Black Panther.”

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Making good on projections, megahit “Black Panther” wins a fourth consecutive US weekend box office race.

The film will close the weekend with an estimated $41.1 million in new receipts. The figure brings the film’s cumulative total to $562.0 million.

Newcomer “A Wrinkle In Time” starts at #2. It earned $33.3 million in its inaugural weekend.

Fellow new release “Strangers: Prey At Night” starts at #3 with $10.5 million, while a second weekend gross of $8.2 million brings “Red Sparrow” down two places to #4.

“Red Sparrow” now boasts a cumulative total of $31.1 million.

Down one place, “Game Night” takes #5 with $7.9 million (cume now $45.0 million).

— In addition to “A Wrinkle In Time” and “Strangers,” this weekend’s box office welcomed “The Hurricane Heist” and “Gringos.” Neither made a big impact.

The former takes #8 on the box office chart with $3.1 million, while the latter earns #11 on the strength of its $2.6 million.

Written by Ben Johnson

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Ben Johnson's tenure at Headline Planet dates back to its 2002 origins. He played a pivotal role in the publication's evolution into an entertainment powerhouse.

Today, he focuses intently on movie and box office coverage. He also contributes stories on alternative areas like pro wrestling and mixed martial arts.

Contact Ben at ben.johnson[at]headlineplanet.com.

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