‘Shang-Chi’ becomes first film to cross $200 million mark at US Box Office since 2020

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is the first film to cross $200 million at the domestic box-office since pandemic. According to reports, the film managed to collect $366 million at the worldwide box office.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is the latest entry from the Marvel Cinematic Universe creating box office records by topping the box-office collection charts consecutively.

Destin Daniel Cretton’s MCU actioner has passed the $200 million domestic box office milestone making the Shang Chi the first to do since Bad Boys For Life back in February 2020. Due to pandemic the theatres has been shut from March 2020 and MCU movie has matched the ticket sales value since that time.

Shang-Chi with its global box-office collection $366 million is expected to surpass Black Widow’s $378 million before it release on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital, as well as streaming on Disney+ in November.

To top the highest grossing box-office chart, the film has to surpass movies including Tenet ($366 million), Bad Boys for Life ($430 million), Godzilla Vs. Kong ($460 million) and F9 ($716 million).  

Although the film is yet to release in China, in the opening weekend the MCU adventure managed to collect $366 million worldwide and grossed $127.6 million in the US over the extended Labor Day weekend.

The film is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and produced by Kevin Feige and Jonathan Schwartz, with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso and Charles Newirth serving as executive producers. Along with Cretton, David Callaham and Andrew Lanham wrote the screenplay for the film.

Shang-Chi was first created in the 1970s by writer Steve Englehart and artist Jim Starlin, debuting in Special Marvel Edition #15 in the Bronze Age of Comic Books, and starred in his own solo title until 1983.