In just 36 days after its initial release, Black Panther is now the highest-grossing domestic superhero film of all-time.
The film achieved the feat on Saturday, passing The Avengers.
At No. 6, Black Panther is just one of six films to even earn $600 million in the United States.
Also, by Sunday, the film will become the No. 3 all-time, highest-grossing superhero film globally, passing Iron Man 3, and following behind The Avengers and The Avengers: Age Of Ultron, which both have over $1.4 billion worldwide.
Overall, the film has earned $1.2 billion to-date.
On Sunday, we’ll bring you our weekly, full box office report, which includes the predicted $23M opening for the John Boyega-fronted Pacific Rim Uprising.
Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright and Winston Duke, with Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker and Andy Serkis.
The film is directed by Ryan Coogler and produced by Kevin Feige with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Nate Moore, Jeffrey Chernov and Stan Lee serving as executive producers. Ryan Coogler & Joe Robert Cole wrote the screenplay.
Black Panther is in theaters now.