LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) – Disney-Marvel’s Black Panther has maintained its momentum on the home field workplace, profitable its fifth consecutive weekend with US$27 million (S$36 million) from three,834 places.
Alicia Vikander’s Tomb Raider completed second in its opening weekend consistent with expectations with US$23.5 million from three,854 websites for Warner Bros. and MGM.
Lionsgate-Roadside Attractions’ faith-based drama I Can Only Imagine outperformed forecasts with US$17.1 million at 1,629 venues.
Disney’s second weekend of time-travel journey A Wrinkle in Time adopted in fourth with US$16.6 million at three,980 places, lifting its 10-day whole to US$61.1 million.
Fox’s launch of homosexual teen comedy-drama Love, Simon took fifth with US$11.5 million at 2,402 venues.
Black Panther has develop into solely the seventh title to go the US$600 million milestone on the North American field workplace, and is the second-fastest movie to take action.
It’s the fourth-highest fifth weekend of all time, and the primary time a movie has held the highest spot for 5 weekends in a row since 2009’s Avatar.
The total field workplace took in about US$130 million, down 50 per cent from the identical weekend final 12 months when Disney’s Beauty and the Beast opened with US$174.5 million.
Thanks to Black Panther, the year-to-date field workplace is up 2 per cent over the identical interval a 12 months in the past at US$2.5 billion, in response to comScore.