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Saudi Arabia Just Made History

With a 'Black Panther' screening

(Newser) - The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood's blockbuster Black Panther premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theater . Though it was a private, invitation-only screening on Wednesday evening, for many Saudis it marked one of the clearest moments of... More »

A Quiet Place Makes Loud Debut

It's the second highest grossing debut this year, with a $50M weekend opening

(Newser) - John Krasinksi's A Quiet Place has opened with a thunderous $50 million in ticket sales for the year's second-best debut after Black Panther . The Paramount Pictures thriller far exceeded expectations to land one of the top opening weekends for a horror release. Directed by Krasinski, and starring him... More »

Black Panther to Make History Again

It'll be first film shown in Saudi Arabia in 35 years

(Newser) - Black Panther is one of the top 10 highest grossing movies of all time, with a worldwide box office tally of more than $1.279 billion, per Deadline . Its historic run isn't over: The Marvel film will be the first shown in Saudi Arabia as the country lifts its... More »

Ready Player One Wins in Debut

Tyler Perry film takes second, 'Black Panther' third

(Newser) - Steven Spielberg's action-adventure Ready Player One has topped the domestic box office over the holiday weekend. Studio estimates on Sunday say the Virtual Reality-focused film earned a solid $53.2 million in its first four days in theaters from 4,234 locations. Based on Ernest Cline's popular novel... More »

Black Panther Finally Bested After Historic Box Office Run

It took six weeks for the now highest grossing superhero flick ever to slip to number 2

(Newser) - It took six weeks but "Black Panther" has finally been unseated as the top film at the box office. The monsters vs. robots science-fiction sequel "Pacific Rim: Uprising" has dethroned "Black Panther" with an estimated $28 million in weekend ticket sales. According to studio estimates Sunday, "... More »

Black Panther Hits a Big Milestone

Disney's new Marvel film has crossed the $1B mark, the 5th to do so

(Newser) - Disney's megahit Black Panther has passed the $1 billion mark at the global box office, reports the AP . The studio said Saturday that the milestone is based on Disney's estimate of ticket sales. The announcement comes on the 26th day of release for the blockbuster, notes the Hollywood ... More »

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