PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake.
Wesley Snipes wanted to play the Black Panther in the 1990s ever since Marvel approached him with the project, so he went to Columbia Pictures with a script. Given the limitations in special effects at the time, Black Panther's suit would basically be a leotard ... ...
A man who has not prepared his children for his own death has failed as a father.
When Shuri gives T'challa the new shoes (called sneakers), she mentions that they absorb sound & allow silent footsteps, which T'challa demonstrates. Later in the film, T'challa runs up a ramp wearing the sneakers... accompanied by the sound of footsteps.
Part of the closing credits are a sequence of Wakandan nanite displays, with each credit having a different image to represent the cast/crew's role in the film.
Swahili, Nama, English, Xhosa, Korean
€2,348,086 (Italy) (18 February 2018)
$263,013,041 (USA) (20 February 2018)
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