'Pacific Rim' dethrones 'Black Panther' in box office
'Pacific Rim' dethrones 'Black Panther' in box office
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28 March, 2018, 01:10
The sci-fi sequel, Pacific Rim: Uprising, took over the top slot at the box office by earning an estimated $28-million on its debut weekend. Supplanting it at the top spot was Pacific Rim:Uprising, which opened to a just-OK $28 million on 3,708 screens. In foreign territories, where the original "Pacific Rim" was more popular than in the US, the sequel is expected to collect around $122.5 million this weekend, with $65 million coming from China market. The film stars John Boyega as Jake Pentecost, the son of Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) from the original movie, along with returning stars Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, and Burn Gorman, and series newcomers Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Jing Tian, Adria Arjona, and Zhang Jin.
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Thanks to an impressive box office reign, it is also the first film since "Avatar" (2009) to chalk up five consecutive top spots. It's now the highest-grossing superhero film ever in North America, not accounting for inflation. With the rate it's going, Black Panther is aiming for around $660 million domestically which would make it the #3 all-time North American grosser.
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The second weekend of Alicia Vikander's Tomb Raider landed US$10 million from 3,854 locations, bringing its grosses up to US$41 million, while the second weekend of Love, Simon took in US$7 million with US$23 million to date. "Black Panther", $16.7 million ($12.9 million international). 3. The "I Can Only Imagine" cumulative mark now stands at $38.3 million.
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