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During its opening weekend, Black Panther surpassed all estimates!
Worldwide, the film brought in $365 million, $192 million being in North America. With number this amazing, Blank Panther became the 5th biggest movie opening of all time, coming in behind two “Star Wars” films, Jurassic World, and fellow Marvel film, The Avengers.
The celebration doesn’t end there. The record of largest opening for an African American director belonged to F. Gray Gray for The Fate of the Furious, but that record has now been given to Ryan Coogler. The film has also landed as the biggest opening in February, beating out Deadpool’s $132 million.
Last but not least, Black Panther becomes the second biggest opening for Marvel Studios, behind The Avengers in 2012, also giving Marvel their 18th number one movie in a row.
If you have not seen it yet, you definitely need to check it out! Clearly, its worth all the hype!
Written by Clarke Jones