Marvel's Black Panther has been on a blockbuster run at the worldwide box office since it released on February 16. The film has not only impressed the audience, but has also set the box office on fire. Be it India, America, UK or any other International market, Black Panther has broken records in every sector. All this has been possible, courtesy the fantastic pre-release buzz that made people flock to the theatres and watch the movie. The wide screen space meant everyone could watch the movie. However, it was the engaging content, the breathtaking visuals, the insane action sequences and the killer performances that impressed one and all. People started raving about the movie, which in turn gave rise to a tremendous word of mouth publicity. This helped the film grow at the box office and earn massive amounts of money.
Black Panther has managed to rake in $242.15 million at the American box office in just 4 days, while it has collected $186.60 million at the overseas market. Such a humongous sum of money has enabled the Marvel release to break quite a few records. Hence, we decided to compile the 11 box office records that Black Panther has managed to break in just four days. Check out our list right here! (ALSO READ - Black Panther beats the lifetime collection of Wonder Woman in just 4 days!)
# Highest Thursday Preview collection in February
Black Panther raked in $25.20 million through the Thursday previews alone. This meant it beat Deadpool's record ($12.70 milion) and registered the highest Thursday preview collections for the month of February till date.
# Best reviewed Marvel film
After registering a 98 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Black Panther beat Iron Man (94 per cent) to become the best reviewed Marvel movie till date
# Highest opener for a debut standalone superhero film in India
After beating the opening day collections of Deadpool (Rs 3.72 crore) and Wonder Woman (Rs 2.07 crore); Black Panther (Rs 5.60) is the highest box office opener for a debut standalone superhero film in India.
# Highest opening weekend grosser for a debut standalone superhero film in India
Black Panther (Rs 19.35 crore) beat the opening weekend collections of Deadpool (Rs 14.25 crore), Wonder Woman (Rs 9.10 crore), Thor (Rs 4 crore) and Iron Man (Rs 11 crore), to become the highest opening weekend grosser for a debut standalone superhero film in India.
# Biggest opening weekend grosser for a standalone superhero film in America
After raking in $202 million over the weekend, Black Panther beat the likes of Iron Man 3 ($174 million) to become the highest opening weekend grosser for a standalone superhero film in America. (ALSO READ - 3 times Chadwick Boseman and Michael B Jordan's Black Panther reminded us of Baahubali)
# Marvel's 2nd highest opening weekend grosser
Black Panther ($202 million) might not have been able to beat the likes of The Avengers ($207 million), but it has still become Marvel's second highest opening weekend grosser till date.
# Biggest opening weekend grosser in America for February
With an opening weekend collections of $132 million, Deadpool owned this record till now. However, Black Panther ($202 million) has rolled past it and is now the highest opening weekend grosser in America for the month of February.
# Biggest non-sequel opening weekend grosser in America
Black Panther ($202 million) managed to beat The Hunger Games’ $152 million collection to take over this prestigious record.
# Biggest opening weekend collection for Presidents Day Weekend in America
The extended four day, Presidents' Day weekend has benefitted every single film that is released during this period. Black Panther also reaped rewards as it raked in $242.15 million over the 4 day extended weekend. This meant, it overtook Deadpool ($152 million) and became the highest opening weekend grosser for the Presidents' Day weekend in America.
# Highest extended weekend grosser in America
Black Panther's $242.16 million over the four-day Presidents’ Day weekend beat Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen's $180 million collection over the six-day Independence Day weekend. This has made the latest release the highest extended weekend grosser in America till date. (ALSO READ - After Black Panther steamrolled over Aiyaary at the box office, here's why Bollywood should stop taking on superhero films!)
# Highest Monday grosser in America
Black Panther ($40.15 million) beat the first Monday collections of Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($40.10 million) to become the highest Monday grosser in America.
So these were all the box office records broken by Black Panther till now. What do you guys have to say about the film's record breaking run? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to BollywoodLife as we get you all the dope and updates about Black Panther right here.
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