The projection proved accurate. Despite taking second place on Friday, “Black Panther” ended up winning the overall US weekend box office race.
“Black Panther,” which will add an estimated $27.0 million to its haul during the March 16-18 weekend, enjoys a fifth consecutive US box office victory.
Its cumulative total, moreover, blasts past $600 million in the US. Including this weekend’s estimated total, “Black Panther” has grossed a whopping $605.4 million.
“Tomb Raider,” which led the Friday box office, takes second place for the weekend. The new release debuted with $23.5 million. “I Can Only Imagine,” another new release, debuts at #3 with $17.1 million.
“A Wrinkle In Time,” which debuted at #2 last weekend, falls to #4 in weekend two. It added $16.6 million to its total (cume now $61.1 million).
New release “Love, Simon” starts at #5 with $11.5 million.