PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the death of his father, Prince T'Challa ascends to the throne of the small African country of Wakanda. T'Challa is also Black Panther, superhero. Now not only must he govern his country but defeat a dangerous adversary.
Chadwick Boseman, who has a martial-arts background, knew what he was in for when he and all the other actors had to attend a "boot camp" to prepare them for the physical aspects of their roles.
N'Jobu: Yes, my son.
N'Jadaka: Tell me a story.
N'Jobu: Which one?
N'Jadaka: The story of 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 ...
The mixture of languages and occasional use of single words can be very odd. For example, when Zuri congratulates T'Challa, the latter responds with "mzuri" which is Kiswahili for "good."
Other than the Marvel Studios title card, there are no opening credits. The film also does not show the film's title until the end during the closing credits.
In advance of the film's release in India, the filmmakers removed all references to the Hindu god Hanuman presumably to avoid generating any controversy surrounding the film.
Swahili, Nama, English, Xhosa, Korean
$9,539,422 (Brazil) (16 February 2018)
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