PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Director Ryan Coogler brought in consultants who are experts on African history and politics to work on defining Wakanda: "There are many African countries, each with different histories, mythologies, and cultures. There are several tribes who live amongst each other and together they make the identity of their country. We honed in on some of the history/cultural influences from African countries and then made estimations."
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 ...
When the 3 Wakandan's enter the club in Wusan, South Korea, they walk through a metal detector that doesn't utter as much as a peep, in spite of all three wearing obviously metallic accessories (Tchalla's ring and bracelet, Okuye's Necklaces and Bangles, and Shuri's bracelet and purse), and the bouncers don't stop them or ask any questions about the jewelry. The detector is definitely working as evidenced when Klaue and crew walk through it, so why were the bouncers so lax earlier?
The main credits for the people of Wakanda are colored according to the tribe:
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.
English, Swahili, Nama, Xhosa, Korean
$9,539,422 (Brazil) (16 February 2018)
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