The film, which has received universally positive reviews, was controversially banned from screening in Lebanon thanks to the casting of Israeli actress Gadot.
Box office takings for the movie Wonder Woman stood at $100.5 million (€89 million) as of yesterday in the USA.
The director spoke to CinemaBlend and hinted that unlike other superhero movies which are set in the present, Wonder Woman will go back in time.
Behind the new champion is another newcomer, "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie", which sits at No. 2 with an estimated $23.5 million.
To say Wonder Woman is crushing the box office right now would be an understatement.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" lands in the third place in its second week, adding approximately $21.6 million and bringing its total domestic cume to $114.6 million so far.
This is a major tentpole for women filmmakers in Hollywood, a huge moment in Gadot's career, and a total mic drop moment for the director of the hour in Jenkins. It has made $355.5 million U.S. in North America and $816.6 million U.S. worldwide.
The film's robust earnings are a big win for DC Comics, which has often struggled to match the success of Marvel properties at the box office. And this in a summer season that was down 9% from previous year going into this weekend. "It might be a $10 million movie or it might be $200 million movie", she explained.
In the world of male Superheroes Wonder Woman is setting the bars high for women-oriented action flicks with nail-biting action, gravity-defying stunts, and a good storyline.
Another Disney release, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Baywatch round out the new top five.
"King Arthur: Legend of the Sword", $1.2 million ($3.7 million international).
"King Arthur: Legend of the Sword", $3.7 million.