Black Panther continues to break records in its second weekend

Black Panther's total domestic earnings brought in an additional $108 million, totaling it to nearly $400 million

Black Panther continues to break records in its second weekend

Black Panther is one of the most talked about films of 2017/2018. During its first week in the box office, the much-awaited Marvel movie managed to break countless records. Black Panther's opening weekend managed to rake in nearly $218 million domestically which made it the fifth-biggest opening weekend of all time.

Now after its second weekend, Marvel's latest golden goose looks like its going to continue its amazing run. After its second weekend on the big screen, Black Panther's total domestic earnings brought in an additional $108 million, totaling it to nearly $400 million. 

Black Panther has been doing really well at the box office. (Facebook)

Currently standing at a rating of 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, Black Panther has been reviewed as the best superhero movie of all time. Here are some of the records the movie has broken in its second weekend:

1. Black Panther had the second-best weekend of all time


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Because it raked in $108 million during its second weekend put Black Panther just behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which managed to cash in $149 million during its second week. The movie has surpassed the record The Avengers had set during its second weekend. 

2. Ticket sales only slowed down a tiny percent 


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Between its first and second weekend, Black Panther only saw a 46% decline in ticket sales. the movie has surpassed Thor, which saw a 47% decline and Iron Man, which had a 48% decline.  

3. The movie made a LOT of money domestically


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Black Panther managed to cross $400 million in the first 10 days it released. It is currently tied with Jurassic World, while Star Wars: The Force Awakens currently holds the record at $540 million.

4. Black Panther is not the ninth-highest grossing superhero film 


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It’s the ninth-highest grossing superhero film of all time: The well-received movie right now places behind Spider-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Iron Man 3, Wonder Woman, The Dark Knight Rises, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Dark Knight, and The Avengers. But this can easily change as the movie's traction will change facts and figures following its third weekend.

5. Currently, Black Panther is the fifth-highest grossing Marvel Cinematic Universe movie


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This weekend, Black Panther crossed Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 claiming the fifth spot for the highest-grossing MCU movie. But at the rate at which Black Panther is climbing the carts, it looks like it's going to surpass Captain America: Civil War and Iron Man 3, which currently a leading the list. 

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Safe to say that Black Panther was indeed well received. Follow us to stay updated on all the records the movie continues to break.

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