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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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Long live the king. See more »


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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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$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$682,494,914, 24 April 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,315,166,598, 16 April 2018
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Michael B. Jordan is the second actor who had previously played Johnny Storm/the Human Torch to appear in a Marvel Cinematic Universe film. The first was Chris Evans, who played Johnny Storm in the Tim Story Fantastic Four films and then became Captain America/Steve Rogers in the MCU. Ironically, between this film and Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther will have fought both of them. See more »

Goofs

"Millions of years ago" the vibranium meteor crashed to earth. The sequence showing the Earth from space as the meteor crashes into Africa shows the modern globe, but over millions of years the continents have slowly drifted to their current positions. 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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Crazy Credits

There is a scene in the closing credits: T'Challa appears at the UN Council and proclaims to make the world a better place, following his father's actions. See more »

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Referenced in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) See more »

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HANGOVER
Written by Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus), Psy (as Jai Sang Park), and Gun-hyung Yoo (as Yoo Gun-hyung)
Performed by Psy featuring Snoop Dogg
Courtesy of Republic Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Why are there so many positive reviews of this movie ?
1 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

I watched the movie last night. I have not written a review for a long time but i just wanted to help out my friends here who might be misguided by all the positive reviews here. I love all Marvel movies, they are not Oscar winners but my expectation is to be entertained and the most important ingredients have been

  • Literally "out of this world" action!
  • Outstanding effects
  • Well placed humor ( one liners and all - Best example Thor - Ragnarok)
  • Overall entertainment


This movie fails on all this. Its a dragged storyline, banal dialogues e.g. a fight scene, someone seems to be hurt and the dialogues go like "Hw are youuuu" "I am good, and you" "I am good too" "Let's go". Taken straight from a "Learn English conversation in 5 minutes" Chapter I

Okay special effects, nothing special,lets say 20 percent of normal Marvel extravaganzas.

The story line is weak and goes round and round and round...

No menacing bad guy. The potentially menacing one had a lesser role to play.

Very stupid and misplaced one liners, completely out of the blues some of them.

All in all; i am giving it a 4 , but it could be 5 or 6 if expectations are lowered but it is certainly not the Marvel that we know.


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