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Black Panther (2018)

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T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... T'Challa / Black Panther
... Erik Killmonger
... Nakia
... Okoye
... Everett K. Ross
... W'Kabi
... Shuri
... M'Baku
... N'Jobu
... Ramonda
... Zuri
... Ulysses Klaue
... Ayo
... T'Chaka
... Limbani
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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

16 February 2018 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$700,017,849, 6 August 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,346,643,277, 2 August 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first time these two great actors come face-to-face in the film, which the music really highlights-playing with both Killmonger's and T'Challa's themes. See more »

Goofs

When T'Challa is addressing the UN, a Welsh flag can be seen among the other flags in the background.

As a part of the United Kingdom, Wales doesn't have UN membership in its own right, so this flag would not be displayed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
N'Jadaka: Baba...
N'Jobu: Yes, my son.
N'Jadaka: Tell me a story.
N'Jobu: Which one?
N'Jadaka: The story of 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 man 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 ...
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Pray for Me
Written by The Weeknd (as Abel Tesfaye), Kendrick Lamar (as K. Duckworth), Frank Dukes (as Adam Feeney) and Doc McKinney (as Martin McKinney)
Produced by Frank Dukes and Doc McKinney
Performed by The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar
The Weeknd appears courtesy of XO Records/Republic Records a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Kendrick Lamar appears courtesy of Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath Records/Interscope Records
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Did critics falsely over-rate this movie because of the mostly Black cast?
3 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

I told my daughter that I thought "Black Panther" was a typical average comic book movie.

She disagreed.

That's fine.

And that's the same about every movie or TV show out there. Some movies rub you the right way, and most movies just rub you wrong.

While watching "Black Panther" I truly forgot that 99% of the casts were African Americans. It's no big deal to me. It does't matter to me.

I only cared about the story. And the story was the typical lame comic book story. Actually, the story was kind of stupid. But no more stupid than "Captain America Civil War".

Yeah, a lot of things don't make sense. But it's fiction and comic book stuff. I don't let the little things bother me.

In conclusion, the critics over hyped this movie big time. It's not as horrible as some people say, and it is absolutely not anywhere near as great as some people say.

Do not compare this movie to The Dark Knight trilogy.

And please do not compare this movie to "The Godfather" or "Shawshank Redemption".

Don't even mention Black Panther in the same book as Godfather or Shawshank.

Black Panther is just another mediocre comic book movie with a fairly stupid plot.


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