"Black Panther" Breaks $1 Billion At the Box Office

It could overtake "The Dark Knight" for "highest-grossing superhero movie centered on just one hero."

March 12, 2018
Chadwick Boseman

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Talk about a record-breaking movie!! An overview... (and it's only had four weekends at the box office so far)...

Black Panther is the first superhero origin story to make $1 Billion at the box office.

In the USA, it's the highest-grossing film by a black director.

Also specifically in the USA, Black Panther is close to topping The Dark Knight for the highest-grossing superhero movie centering on one hero.

Black Panther is the fifth Marvel universe movie to break $1 Billion.

It's also Disney's 16th movie to reach a billion.

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