Black Panther has officially made it’s mark around the world. Critics can’t deny that this movie is one of the best films htat Marvel has produced. And if they had any doubt about this argument, it’s like Jay-z says , “numbers don’t lie”. From the pre sales alone, it could be expected that Black Panther was going to break the box office but now that opening week is over and the numbers are in, it’s a fact.
Black Panther has already broken several records, including best February movie opening weekend ever, and the accolades for director Ryan Coogler keep raining in. Now that the opening week numbers are all accounted for as well, Black Panther has surpassed The Avengers as Marvel’s highest grossing opening week film.Black Panther earned $292 million in North America in its first week, while The Avengers earned $270 million. The Afro-centric film brought in an additional $228 million internationally, brings its first-week total to $520 million. At this pace, Ryan Coogler’s third film is expected to break $1 billion dollars within three weeks.