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 is the first time these two great actors come face-to-face in the film, which the music really highlights-playing with both Killmonger's and T'Challa's themes.
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, ...
Whem M'Baku challenges T'Challa he refers to the blessings of Hanuman, the monkey god. When the queen of King Ram (of India) was kidnapped a monkey was found in the forest with her scarf, indicating a route that pointed to the the King of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) as the kidnapper. By saving the queen the monkey was given the name Hanuman. Hanuman is not the name of an African monkey god, but of India.
N'Jobu's fairytale prologue and part of the closing credits are a sequence of Wakandan nanite displays.
Each credit in the closing credits has a different image to represent the cast/crew's role in the film.
Swahili, Nama, English, Xhosa, Korean
$9,539,422 (Brazil) (16 February 2018)
$696,961,785 (USA) (17 May 2018)
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