Black Panther tops Titanic as US's third-biggest box office hit

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Mr Gilbert K. Bouhairie, the Interfaith Coordinator for the Pan African Historical Theatre Project has stated that the Black Panther film, a Hollywood movie, has broken records in the film industry.

The Marvel blockbuster broke yet another record on Saturday, surpassing James Cameron's 1997 epic film "Titanic" as the third highest grossing film of all time in the US box office.

Marvel knew they had something big when Black Panther turned in the studio's biggest opening week ever, trouncing the opening numbers of 2012's The Avengers, which it then surpassed again a month later, becoming the highest-grossing superhero movie.

"Black Panther" has generated almost $1.3 billion in revenue since its February release, but the Ryan Coogler-directed film will make history April 18 by raking in cash in Riyadh.

James Cameron's award-winning depiction of "Titanic" enjoyed a 12-year reign as the highest-grossing film of all time until "Avatar" beat it out in 2009.

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Gold medalist Cate Campbell of Australia , silver medalists Bronte Campbell of Australia and Taylor Ruck of Canada on the podium.

"Black Panther" had enough steam to pass "Titanic", but likely won't be able to pass "Avatar".

"Titanic" was once king at the box office and it sat as the number one highest grossing domestic film of all time for almost a decade.

Since "Titanic" now drops into the No. 4 spot on the all-time highest-grossing national boxoffice list, "Black Panther" now sits supporting the No. two film, "Avatar" (£760.5 million), and the No. 1 film, "Star Wars: The drive Awakens" (£936.7 million).

The movie is the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, directed by Ryan Coogler, who co-wrote the screenplay with Joe Robert Cole, and stars Chadwick Boseman alongside Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, among others.