Marvel Studios continues to break records with the release of Black Panther.
Weekend estimates show a three day domestic total of $192 million and a four day holiday total of $218 million. Early projections had the Ryan Coogler-directed film earning around $100 million stateside in it’s opening bout. Instead, the latest Marvel film had shattered records.
The King of Wakanda’s stand-alone film has dethroned Deadpool as the record holder for the biggest President’s Day weekend film ever. In 2016, the merc with the mouth’s solo entry earned $152 in its opening weekend.
It’s opening ranks as the fifth largest of all-time as well as the largest for any February title.
Outside North America, Black Panther earned an additional $169 million through Sunday, making the film’s worldwide total $361 million.
Fandomwire will post the final weekend numbers when the come in.