‘Pacific Rim 2’ Tops Weekend as ‘Black Panther’ Becomes Fifth Largest Domestic Release of All-Time
It had to happen at some point and this was the weekend that saw Black Panther‘s streak as the #1 film at the weekend box office come to an end at the hands of Pacific Rim Uprising.
That being said, it wasn’t a down weekend for Black Panther at all as it became the highest grossing superhero film of all-time, topping The Avengers with a domestic cume that now totals $630.9 million, becoming one of the top five domestic releases of all-time.
This weekend also saw another stellar performance for Roadside and Lionsgate’s I Can Only Imagine, which finished in third place, topping Paramount and MGM’s Sherlock Gnomes, which struggled over the course of its opening weekend, falling short of pre-weekend expectations.
At the top, Universal and Legendary’s Pacific Rim Uprising delivered an estimated $28 million three-day opening from 3,708 locations.
While not a stellar opening for a film of this size,
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