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07 March 2018, 07:36 | Franklin Nunez
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Disney/Marvel's Black Panther has continued to dominate the worldwide box office as it is on the verge to cross the $1Billion landmark on a third leading domestic weekend, after amassing an estimated $65.7M.
As reported by Deadline, Black Panther earned an unbelievable $65.7 million in its third weekend in North America.
The film is sure to eclipse the ninth spot on the list, 2017′s Beauty and the Beast, which made $504m domestically.
From Fox and Chernin Entertainment, Red Sparrow beat Death Wish with an estimated $17 million from 3,056 theaters to place 2nd. The movie has positioned itself for a chance at crossing the $1 billion threshold, a massive milestone that was being floated by analysts and critics in the past couple of weeks. With a $69 million budget, this Jennifer Lawrence spy thriller will need help from overseas to turn a solid profit.
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Turning towards the worldwide box office, the critically acclaimed offering from director Ryan Coogler has already earned more than $900 million. The success of Black Panther will be analyzed and evaluated for years to come as others try to duplicate this film's performance. Critical reception for the film has been mixed with a 51 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, though audience reception has been a little better with a B on CinemaScore. Sony ultimately pushed "Passengers" to about $100 million in domestic ticket sales.
Game Night holds reasonably well, down just 37% from opening weekend to $10.7 million, giving it $33.5 million in just two weekends.
This weekend, your top 12 films earned $136.9 million, compared to last year's $200 million, led by Logan's $88.4 million opening weekend. And hopping in at fifth place was "Peter Rabbit", with a $10 million weekend.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and The Greatest Showman both remain in the top ten during their eleventh weeks of release. Jumanji is approaching $400 million domestically while Showman is closing in on $165 million domestically.
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