Highest-grossing solo superhero movie of all-time? Check. Highest-rated Marvel movie of all-time? Check. Most tweeted about movie ever? Check.
Black Panther recently broke yet another record, when it became the most tweeted about movie ever. According to Entertainment Weekly, the film has generated over 35 million tweets, beating out Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi to hold the title.
EW also reports that Chadwick Bossman’s character, Michael B. Jordan’s character, and Letitia Wright’s character are the top three most discussed on Twitter, while the most used hashtags are #BlackPanther, #WakandaForever, and #Wakanda. The top three tweets bringing in the most views were narrowed down to Kendrick Lamar’s soundtrack list, a trench-coat-trespasser at the movie theater, and Michele Obama’s praise.
Black Panther The Album 2/9 pic.twitter.com/MqhsEcj6iF
— Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) January 31, 2018
We tried getting the two for one special at black panther. The manager was not having it. pic.twitter.com/Ktqsuh7s3m
— Pillsbury (@stevelikescups) February 16, 2018
Congrats to the entire #blackpanther team! Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen. I loved this movie and I know it will inspire people of all backgrounds to dig deep and find the courage to be heroes of their own stories.
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) February 19, 2018
The movie has already surpassed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office and a sequel has been confirmed.