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Black Panther (2018)

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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.

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After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T'Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions within his own country. When two foes conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must team up with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Dora Milaje, Wakandan special forces, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war. Written by Editor

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Rated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture | See all certifications »

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16 February 2018 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$202,003,951, 16 February 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$681,833,830, 23 April 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,315,166,598, 16 April 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Dorothy Steel was treated with great respect when she was on set filming her scenes, being 91 years old; she was considered the resident grandmother. Chadwick Boseman would often give her a hug. See more »

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Since Wakanda is a landlocked African country hidden due to their technological advancements and isolated from the rest of the world, and since it was implied that Erik Killmonger, despite having Wakandan heritage, was raised in the United States for most of his life; it doesn't make sense how Killmonger could have perfectly navigated his way to Wakanda by airplane - from South Korea, no less. Wakanda is known to the rest of the world as an isolated poor third world country, only the technologically advanced parts of the country are hidden. The BBC news at the start of the movie mentions Wakanda and the King of Wakanda was killed at the UN in Captain America Civil War. Also, recall that Killmonger spent plenty of time with Ulysses Klaue, who had successfully been in and out of Wakanda, combined with the fact that he knew quite a bit about Wakanda from his father N'Jobu. Also, since Killmonger was a highly qualified Navy Seal, and later a CIA Special activities division, he would have had extensive training, and experience, in navigation, piloting, etc. Special Ops Soldiers(Navy Seals, CIA Special Activities Division, etc.)get trained extensively in navigation, so they would be able to make their way to any location, no matter where they are dropped/placed. As for making his way to Wakanda/Africa with a Cessna prop plane, it is highly possible to do that(by going west through China, India etc.), but it would mean multiple stops for refueling.(Klaue's body would have been pretty ripe by the time he made it.) See more »

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N'Jadaka: 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, five tribes settled on it and called it Wakanda. The tribes lived in constant war with each other, until a warrior shaman received a vision from the panther goddess Bast, who led him to the Heart-Shaped Herb, a plant that granted him ...
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During part of the closing credits Kendrick Lamar & SZA: All the Stars (2018) plays and the nanites vibrate in time to the beat. See more »


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Pray for Me
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What is this garbage?
18 February 2018 | by See all my reviews

Sadly I had big expectations for Black Panther as a HUGE fan of Black Lightning TV show, I was looking forward to this release only to be dismayed.

At best it is a movie made with 90% green screen sequences but in reality it is a discombobulated mash of garbage that takes way too long to develop any story whatsoever and that storyline is as thin and weak as a nightclub whiskey, left stale overnight and re-poured.

The hype is over-rated and the movie is ultimately disappointing. May appeal to Millenials who exist without a functioning braincell.


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