Even more about Black Panther’s record-breaking box-office:
[…] only the fifth film to ever deliver over $200 million in its first three days of release and the second largest four-day gross in history. [Second to The Force Awakens.]
Black Panther has already outgrossed the lifetime domestic totals for Doctor Strange ($232.6m), Thor: The Dark World ($206.3m), Thor ($181m), Ant-Man ($180.2m), Captain America: The First Avenger ($176.6m) and The Incredible Hulk ($134.8m) and will top Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($259.7m) once Tuesday grosses arrive.
Debuting in 4,020 theaters, Black Panther's per theater average for the three-day weekend was a massive $50,250, the third largest ever. [After The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.] Even more eye-opening, Black Panther's theater count was the smallest among the top fifteen openings of all-time [and the second-smallest among the top 25 openings.]
Overall, it feels relatively safe to expect a domestic run over $550 million, which would make Black Panther the seventh largest domestic performance of all-time[…]