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.
This film, about an African superhero, releases in Black History Month (February), when African culture is celebrated across the US, Canada and UK.
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, ...
"Millions of years ago" the vibranium meteor crashed to earth. The sequence showing the Earth from space as the meteor crashes into Africa shows the modern globe, but over millions of years the continents have slowly drifted to their current positions.
There is a statement in the closing credits: "Black Panther will return in Avengers: Infinity War (2018)."
Swahili, Nama, English, Xhosa, Korean
$9,539,422 (Brazil) (16 February 2018)
$676,442,109 (USA) (19 April 2018)
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