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.
When Shuri gets T'Challa to test out his new "sneakers" (38:58), you can briefly see a series of characters on the surfaces, written in Wakandan glyphs, which correspond to 26 letters in the Roman alphabet. When deciphered, the letters read "Heir Tchaka", a reference to T'Challa's lineage (his father being T'Chaka), as well as being a joke reference to a popular brand of basketball shoe ("Air Jordan").
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 ...
One Wakandan subtitle has a misspelled word: "descendant" appears as "descendent".
During part of the closing credits Kendrick Lamar & SZA: All the Stars (2018) plays and the nanites vibrate in time to the beat.
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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