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

Creed II

Creed 2

Starring Black Panther villain and one of GQ’s 2018 Men of the Year, Micheal B Jordan, Creed 2 released November 20, 2018, is already on the list of top-grossing movies with Black lead actors. Co-starring Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad and Sylvester Stallone, Creed 2 is the anticipated sequel to Creed following Adonis Creed as he seeks revenge to his dad’s last fight in 1985. With a budget of 50 million dollars, Creed 2 grossed 35.5 million dollars in its opening weekend in the USA alone and over 80 million in its opening week. Currently, the movie has globally grossed over 190 million dollars three weeks into its release. With its female lead character inspired by Rihanna and a look into one of the most widely watched sport, 2018 is not yet over but Creed is well on its way to becoming the 2nd biggest movie featuring Black actors in 2018. The movie is currently at number 30 on the IMDb chart.


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