Ryan Coogler’s Next Sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever sports a runtime of two hours and 41 minutes, according to major movie chains that have begun posting information about the film on their websites.
The film joins Hollywood Studios’ pantheon of superhero pictures with long running times and will be the second-longest of any Marvel Cinematic Universe title behind Avengers: Endgame. It’s 26 minutes longer than the revolutionary Black Panther (2:15).
The fourth avengers the film ran for three hours and one minute on course to become the No. 2 highest-grossing film of all time at the worldwide box office, with $2.79 billion in ticket sales, not adjusted for inflation.
The Black Panther the sequel won’t be the longest superhero movie of 2022. Earlier this year, Matt Reeves The Batman, from rival DC, came in at two hours and 56 minutes. The long run includes approximately eight minutes of credits, as with any film.
The public does not seem put off; As Avengers: Endgame, The Batman thrived, grossing $770.8 million despite the lingering impact of the pandemic.
Overall, the record holder for the longest superhero photo is by Zack Snyder Justice League at four hours and two minutes, although the director’s cut never played in theaters. (The version shown on the big screen lasted a good two hours.)
The walking time for Black Panther: Wakanda Foreverwhich hits theaters on November 11, was spotted by The Direct when the time appeared on the Cineplex and Regal Cinemas websites. The runtime of a movie is revealed when receiving a rating (wakanda forever sports a PG-13).
Disney did not immediately respond to request for comment.
The runtime was necessary to capture the expanse of the film, which includes parts of Wakanda, the West, and the aquatic world inhabited by the antagonist, Namor (Tenoch Huerta) – while telling the emotional story of the loss of T’Challa to Chadwick Boseman.
A slew of movies released during the pandemic were over two hours and 30 minutes long, automatically dropping one show per day. no time to die (2:43) was the longest installment in the James Bond franchise, while Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story and Chloe Zhao Eternals lasted two hours and 36 minutes. by Ridley Scott Gucci House was two hours and 38 minutes, and its The last duel arrived at two hours and 32 minutes.
Major exceptions include Paramount and Skydance’s Top Gun: Maverick (2:11) and the blockbuster from Sony and Marvel Spider-Man: No Coming Home (2:28), if only by a slim margin when it comes to the latter. Both films were mega hits worldwide, earning $1.47 billion and $1.9 billion respectively.
Of past superhero films, the longest of Christopher Nolan’s Batman films was The dark knight rises (2:44).
On the Marvel side, Eternals (2:36) was previously the second longest behind Avengers: Endgame. The Avengers was two hours and 23 minutes, while Avengers: Infinity War was two hours and 29 minutes.