Watch Ryan Coogler’s acceptance speech for Black Panther at the BET Awards

The film won for “Best Movie.”

June 24, 2018

Since it's release in February, Black Panther has shattered box office record around the world. During the 2018 BET Awards, the film was honored with the "Best Movie" award. Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler accepted the award on behalf of the cast, and Coogler left the crowd –– and audiences everywhere –– with words of deep gratitude. "This is for you, the audience, for everyone who bought tickets, who stood out in the cold, who raised money for youngsters to come see the movie, it was really humbling to see it," said Coogler. Watch his full speech above.

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Watch Ryan Coogler’s acceptance speech for Black Panther at the BET Awards