Marvel’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” dominated the domestic box office in its debut, earning $180 million over the weekend. The sequel demolished the record for a November opening in North America, topping the previous record of $158 million set by 2013’s “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”
“Black Adam,” a comic book adventure from Warner Bros. and DC, nabbed second place at the domestic box office, grossing $8.6 million to push its domestic haul to $151.1 million. “Ticket to Paradise,” a rom-com with Julia Roberts and George Clooney, earned $6.1 million for a third place finish. “Lyle, Lyle Crocodile” came in fourth with $3.2 million.
“Smile,” rounded out the top five with $2.3 million.
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