Black Panther isn’t just the highly anticipated film of the year here in the U.S.

According to Express, the Ryan Coogler-directed film smashed records on opening day in the U.K.

On a daily basis, analyzers in the U.S. are updating their predictions for the movie’s opening weekend.

This is Hollywood’s first-ever Black blockbuster, so barriers are for sure expected to be broken across the globe.

On Thursday, Black Panther opened in Ireland and the U.K to a whooping £2.67million (3,746,517 U.S. dollars), with many more screenings opening up this weekend.



Black Panther is also holding down a whopping 98% score on Rotten Tomatoes.