'Black Panther' beats 'Star Wars' to become most tweeted-about movie ever

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As other films have come and gone in theaters, Black Panther has proven that it has plenty of staying power, even as promotion for Avengers: Infinity War (featuring a team-up of dozens of Marvel heroes) gears up. That amount makes it more discussion-worthy than the previous record holders, Star Wars flicks "The Force Awakens" and "The Last Jedi".

Kendrick Lamar's tweet revealing the movie soundtrack. It crossed the coveted $1 billion mark worldwide in 26 days, and now trails Iron Man 3, Avengers: Age of Ultron and The Avengers as the fourth highest-grossing Marvel movie ever.


The 2018 blockbuster film "Black Panther" has broken yet another record - and no, it's not a box office record, but a Twitter record - the most tweeted about movie to date.

It's official. #BlackPanther has become the most Tweeted-about movie of all time. Countries in Africa are also throwing its support behind Black Panther with $6.5 million in ticket sales in South Africa to $1.77 million of the same in Liberia, Quartz reports.


Black Panther can add another achievement in its list of accolades. Her tweet was well received by fans that it was re-shared 139,647 times upon her posting on February 19. According to data provided by Twitter, the most-used Black Panther hashtags are #BlackPanther, #WakandaForever, and #Wakanda. The film took just 26 days to reach the $1 billion mark while maintaining its top position.


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