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How Shang-Chi's “monumental” box office explains the week's biggest surprise

8 September, 2021

Marvel's master of kung fu is a force to reckon with — especially at the box office.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Marvel’s first Asian-centric superhero movie, blew past expectations and shattered existing Labor Day weekend records with a stunning $94.4 million domestic gross during its opening four-day frame.

Shang-Chi is now the highest-grossing Hollywood movie ever to open Labor Day. Globally, it’s already passed the $150 million mark. What does that mean for everyone else? Actually, quite a lot.

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