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Black Panther has crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide

Lupita Nyong'o in "Black Panther."
Source: Disney
Lupita Nyong'o in "Black Panther."

Marvel's Black Panther is continuing its winning streak at the box office. This weekend, it crossed the $1 billion mark in its worldwide box-office totals, after beating out the four-day totals of Disney's last big movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Box Office Mojosays the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the first to stay in the top box-office slot for four straight weeks. The film was helped by a solid debut in China this weekend, where it earned $66.5 million in its first three days, according to Variety.

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The massive box office haul only adds to the impressive set of records that the film has already shattered: the largest February debut of all time (beating Deadpool), the second largest Marvel debut (after The Avengers), and the highest grossing film by a black director.