Entertainment December 10, 2018 at 05:00 pm

Top 5 highest-grossing movies of 2018 featuring black lead actors

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson | Staff Writer

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson December 10, 2018 at 05:00 pm

December 10, 2018 at 05:00 pm | Entertainment

Black Panther

Black Panther is not only the number one top grossing black movie of 2018 but the overall top grossing movie worldwide. Released on January 29, 2018, and opened in theatres on February 16, Black Panther was the most anticipated movie of 2018 with its trailer getting over 3o million views, 5 months to the release of the actual movie. The total budget for the movie was between 200 to 220 million dollars and in its first week, the movie has grossed 201 million dollars. Written and directed by Ryan Coogler based on the Black Panther character created by Stan Lee, the Black Panther movie has been described by critiques as the first high budget movie with a black cast bringing diversity to the movie industry. Globally, the movie grossed over 1.4 billion dollars and according to Forbes, it’s the  10th movie to gross over 1.3 billion dollars. The movie is also the highest grossing superhero movie in the U.S.A of all time, according to variety.

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