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.
Production Designer HANNAH BEACHLER created a 515-page bible on the history of Wakanda.
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, ...
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.
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.
Swahili, Nama, English, Xhosa, Korean
$9,539,422 (Brazil) (16 February 2018)
$696,961,785 (USA) (17 May 2018)
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