Made in Atlanta: “Black Panther” stuns with $235 million four-day take 

9:43 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 AJC Homepage

“Black Panther,” which was filmed mostly in metro Atlanta, continues its record-breaking debut with a stunning overall four-day Presidents Day weekend haul of $235 million, according to reports.

The Marvel Universe blockbuster, which used a Vulcan Materials Company quarry in Stockbridge for a scene in the fictional African nation of Wakanda, holds the record for a  Thursday debut in February and is the fifth largest opening of all time. 

It also had a big impact on business in metro Atlanta as well as bringing out stars and local celebrities for its debut. For indepth coverage, start here at