Black Panther: Highest-Grossing Superhero Movie

The figure of $631 million has made Marvel’s Black Panther the highest-grossing superhero movie in the U.S. (not adjusted for inflation).

Ryan Coogler’s superhero tentpole earned $17 million at 3,370 locations in its sixth weekend, thus surpassing The Avengers $623 million in 2012.

Black Panther also passed Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s domestic total of $619 million in 2017.

Highest Grossing Films in U.S.

The highest-grossing film in US history is:

2015’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which made $936.6 million;

2009’s “Avatar” $760.5 million

1997’s “Titanic” $659.3 million

“Jurassic World” $652.2 million.

Opening on February 16, “Black Panther” has crushed milestones, including passing the $1 billion mark at the global box office in just 26 days.

The film held the top spot at the box office for five straight weekends.

The last movie to secure the No. 1 spot for at least five weekends was “Avatar,” which led for seven weeks in 2009 and 2010.

Prior to that, 1999’s “The Sixth Sense” was the last film to hold the top spot for five straight weeks.