'Shang-Chi' Became the Highest 2021 Grossing Film in the United States

'Shang-Chi' Became the Highest 2021 Grossing Film in the United States

Did you know 'Shang-Chi' became the highest-grossing film of 2021 in the United States? Keep reading to find out all the details. Read on!

Did you know 'Shang-Chi' became the highest-grossing film of 2021 in the United States? Keep reading to find out all the details. Read on!

At this point, given the latest news reported, that the premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has been only in theaters was a success for Marvel Studios.

And it is that this weekend the film starring Simu Liu became the highest grossing premiere of 2021 in the United States, surpassing Black Widow (183.6 million) and Fast and Furious 9 (173 million) with a whopping 196.5 million Dollars.

At this point, given the latest news reported, that the premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has been only in theaters was a success for Marvel Studios.

In turn, the film has already completed its fourth week leading the US box office, which is why it joined the select group of films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU, for its acronym in English) that could do it: Guardians of the Galaxy (James Gunn, 2014) and Black Panther (Ryan Coogler, 2018). Yes, neither Infinity War nor Endgame were at the fore for four weeks.

With $363.4 million raised worldwide, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings also ranked sixth among the most viewed movies of the year.

In turn, the film has already completed its fourth week leading the US box office, which is why it joined the select group of films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

But the thing does not end here. The film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton became the fifth best domestic release, only behind Captain America and the Winter Soldier (259 million), Doctor Strange (232 million), Ant-Man and The Wasp (216 million) and Thor: The Dark World (206 million).

Although it was favored by the low number of premieres as a result of the postponements and delays of the coronavirus pandemic, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings sets a precedent for other Marvel premieres such as Eternals and Spider-Man: No Way Home. It should be remembered that, after its success, Sony advanced the premiere of Venom: Let There Be Carnage two weeks.

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