Black Panther has officially hit $1 billion worldwide after just four weeks in theaters.
According to a release from Disney, Black Panther is the third-biggest superhero movie domestically, behind The Dark Knight ($534.9 million, and Panther is already at $530.9 as of March 10) and The Avengers ($623.4 million).
With those numbers, Black Panther will easily outstrip The Dark Knight, most likely by the end of Saturday, and it's pacing ahead of The Avengers – Panther has roughly the same domestic gross going into its fourth weekend that Avengers did after its fourth weekend
Panther also has the advantage of opening in February (Avengers and The Dark Knight were spring/summer releases) and enjoying months in theaters with little major competition. Read more