Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Ryan Coogler’s ‘Black Panther’ surpassed the collections of James Cameron’s 1997 ‘Titanic’ to rank as the third top grossing movie ever in the US film industry. ‘Black Panther’, including an all-black cast, falls behind ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ ($936.7 million) and ‘Avatar’ ($760.5 million), with a domestic total of $659.3 million till Friday, as indicated by reports. ‘Titanic’ had completed at $659.5 million when it released in late 1997. Globally, ‘Black Panther’ has collected $1.29 billion, positioning as the No 10 title ever. The Disney and Marvel hero film stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa/Black Panther alongside Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker and Andy Serkis. The story, portrayed as a story of black power and black pride notwithstanding its superhero themes, takes after T’Challa as he is sworn in as ruler of Wakanda, a cloaked, technologically advance country in Africa that is home to the colourful metal vibranium, the source of Black Panther’s powers.