« Tap to Next Article »

Meow! 'Black Panther' Is Now The Most Successful Superhero Movie Of All Time

The newest Marvel flick is now the top-grossing superhero film of all time in North America.

Meow! 'Black Panther' Is Now The Most Successful Superhero Movie Of All Time
Disney/Marvel

Black Panther is now the top-grossing superhero film of all time in North America, according to The Hollywood Reporter. As of Saturday, March 24, the hit had surpassed reigning box-office blaster, The Avengers, which grossed $623.4 million in 2012. By the end of the weekend, BP had brought in over $630 million — especially impressive considering it only hit theaters February 16.

The site also shared worldwide stats, which put BP at over $1.2 billion. It is now one of the top three superhero films globally.

However, the fourth weekend of March brought about the end of the film's five-week box office sweep thanks to Pacific Rim: Uprising. 

Meow! 'Black Panther' Is Now The Most Successful Superhero Movie Of All Time
Disney/Marvel

Earlier in the month, BP star, Chadwick Boseman, revealed actor Denzel Washington financed his education at Oxford. In the '90s, Boseman applied for a summer theater program at the prestigious school, but was unable to attend due to costly tuition. Eventually, the actor received a letter informing him the tuition had been paid.

"Denzel paid for me. I'm sure he has no idea... I've been waiting to meet him, so I can tell him," Boseman told The Rolling Stone.

Looks like we all owe Washington some thanks.

Meow! 'Black Panther' Is Now The Most Successful Superhero Movie Of All Time
Giphy

After all, who could have rocked the Black Panther like Boseman?

PREV NEXT