Ryan Coogler’s box-office breaking film Black Panther has become the 20th highest-grossing film.
You read that right, folks. The 20th highest-grossing film in U.S. history.
Black Panther has managed to accumulate a worldwide gross of $748.1 million, and a domestic gross of $421,915,776. This pushes the film past Wonder Woman and Toy Story 3 to a great spot on the highly-impressive list, reports Variety.
If the Wakanda reign continues to prevail in theaters, the movie will only continue to climb up the ranks. The film is a mere $1 million behind Disney’s classic film, The Lion King , which is the 19th highest-grossing film on the list.
“Tuesday’s (Feb. 27) international take (for Black Panther ) was also $10.1 million, lifting the tentpole’s overseas total to $326.3 million,” reports the site. The film remained at No. 1 at the box-office in its second week of release, and holds a 97 percent “Fresh” score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Black Panther , which is being praised for its thematic elements as well as representation of black people in a positive light, is on track to become Marvel Pictures’ most successful film ever. It stars Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan and more. Ryan Coogler’s box-office breaking film Black Panther has become the 20th highest-grossing film.
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