Lupita Nyong'o, left, and Michael B. Jordan attend the "Marvel" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

“Black Panther” pulled in $192 million in North America this weekend

$192 million

Black Panther had the fifth-highest opening ever for a US film, with black audiences in particular leading the charge for Marvel’s Afrofuturist superhero spectacular.

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Lupita Nyong'o, left, and Michael B. Jordan attend the "Marvel" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
$192 million

ComScore data showed that African-Americans contributed 37% of ticket sales for Black Panther, significantly higher than a typical movie.

Lupita Nyong'o, left, and Michael B. Jordan attend the "Marvel" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
$192 million

Lupita Nyong'o, left, and Michael B. Jordan attend the "Marvel" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
$192 million

About 40% of the Black Panther audience was female—at the higher end of the industry’s 35% to 40% gender split.

Lupita Nyong'o, left, and Michael B. Jordan attend the "Marvel" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
$192 million

Just four days into its run, Black Panther netted $400 million worldwide, making it one of Marvel’s most successful openings ever.

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