Box Office: 'Black Panther'… Record Monday.


Jalia Williams

‘Black Panther’ Climbs to Historic $242M Bow After Record Monday. “The superhero film made history at the Presidents Day box office after continually beating expectations; globally, it has earned $426.6 million.” In the $242 million film, this story is a tale of black power and pride. T’Challa(Black Panther) becomes king of Wakanda, a technologically advanced nation in Africa. According to comScore, 37% of ticket buyers were African-American. Caucasians made up the next largest group which is 35%, followed by Hispanics with 18%.