Black Panther Just Had the Biggest Opening Week of Any Marvel Movie

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Black Panther. Photo: Disney/Marvel Studios

Black Panther is set to continue its box-office domination going into the movie’s second weekend. After having the best first week of any Marvel movie to date with $292 million in domestic ticket sales (which contributes to a global total of $520 million), Variety reports that the Ryan Coogler film is tracking to bring in around $90 million in weekend two. That would give it the fifth-largest second weekend of all time, and keep the movie on a comfortable pace toward hitting $500 million in just the domestic box office — a feat only nine other movies have ever accomplished, and that would put Black Panther in good company alongside franchises like Jurassic Park and Star Wars. Wakanda forever.

Black Panther Just Had Marvel’s Biggest Opening Week Ever