'Black Panther' tops box office for 5th straight weekend

'Black Panther' tops box office for 5th straight weekend
FILE - This file image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther." “Black Panther” has become the first film since 2000’s “Avatar” to top the weekend box office five straight weekends. According to studio estimates Sunday, March 18, 2018, “Black Panther” grossed $27 million in ticket sales over the weekend, pushing its domestic haul to $605.4 million. (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Panther” has become the first film since 2000’s “Avatar” to top the weekend box office five straight weekends.

According to studio estimates Sunday, “Black Panther” grossed million in ticket sales over the weekend, pushing its domestic haul to .4 million. Worldwide, “Black Panther” has grossed more than .1 billion.

The rebooted “Tomb Raider,” starring Alicia Vikander, opened with .5 million. That was a modest start for the million film, but “Tomb Raider” is expected to be the top ticket-seller in China over the weekend.

The Christian drama “I Can Only Imagine” blew away expectations to open with .1 million. It’s about the singer who wrote one of the most popular songs in Christian music.

The gay teen romance “Love, Simon” debuted with .5 million.