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.
DOROTHY STEEL, or "Miss Dorothy" as she was known on set, plays the Merchant Tribe Elder. She was 92 years old when Black Panther was released in 2018.
Tell me a story, baba.
N'Jobu: What story, my son?
N'Jadaka: About home.
N'Jobu: Millions of years ago, a meteorite made of vibranium, the strongest substance in the universe, struck the continent of Africa, affecting the plant life around it. And when the time of men came, ...
The opening sequence showing the Earth from space as the vibranium meteor crashes into Africa shows the modern globe, even though millions of years ago continents had noticeably different shapes and positions. However, the sequence clearly shows not a real Earth, but a representation of Earth in the imagination of the child who is listening to the story. It's obvious, since this imaginary Earth has neither oceans, nor atmosphere, nor vegetation.
SPOILER: There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: Shuri meets a convalescent Bucky Barnes. This leads into Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
Swahili, Nama, English, Xhosa, Korean
$9,539,422 (Brazil) (16 February 2018)
$698,136,242 (USA) (24 May 2018)
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