Black Panther Has Highest-Grossing Tuesday in MCU History

Thanks to a stellar first Tuesday at the domestic box office, Black Panther has broken even more records.

As reported by Deadline, the film earned an estimated $21.1 million yesterday, topping Beauty and the Beast ($17.8 million) for the best pre-summer Tuesday of all time, as well as surpassing The Avengers ($17.6 million) with the best Tuesday ever for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens still holds the number one spot, with a Tuesday haul of $37.3 million.

Black Panther is expected see a 55-57 percent decline in its second weekend, making somewhere between $104 million and $109 million. The film had the second-biggest four-day domestic debut of all time and set a new record for the Monday box office, surpassing The Force Awakens ($40.11 million) with a whopping $40.167 million haul.

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