Fandago Sold Over a Third of Black Panther Tickets last Weekend

Black Panther concept art./OSBORNE MACHARIA

Over Presidents' Day weekend, "Black Panther" exceeded projections and earned itself a spot as one of the biggest domestic opening weekends of all time, behind only "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". The film, which carries an estimated $200 million production budget, had been tracking to bring in between an impressive $100 and $120 million when first projections emerged on January 25.

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Early industry estimates (via Deadline) from the film's four-day opening over the President's Day holiday weekend in the U.S. peg Black Panther as having raked in a whopping $US242 million ($307 million) - practically double what was expected of the movie in early tracking released just last month. It has the highest three-day debut ever for a February film and the fifth-biggest of all time behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens at $248 million, Star Wars: The Last Jedi at $220 million, Jurassic World at $208.8 million, and The Avengers at $207.4 million. "We mobilized our entire portfolio of digital properties to drive ticketing for this blockbuster film, including offering an exclusive poster from Fandango FanShop with a ticketing purchase, to a full suite of "Black Panther" branded movie ticket gift cards, and more".

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"Black Panther" continued its roaring start at the box office on Monday.

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