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Thor Ragnarok - Domestic Box Office Now At $315 Million

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  • Thor Ragnarok - Domestic Box Office Now At $315 Million

    Going to see first showing tomorrow night at 7pm. Reviews are really good. Anyone else going to see this?

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    Saw the movie. It was one of the best Marvel Studios movies made so far. Great combination of action, comedy, dialogue, and good storytelling.


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      Thor: Ragnarok Delivers $121M Domestic Opening Along with Record China Debut

      Disney and Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok got the 2017 holiday movie season started in strong fashion, debuting with over $120 million as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to fill theaters. Additionally, STX's A Bad Moms Christmas brought in over $20 million for its five-day start, but it's the road ahead that will tell the full story as it hopes to play well into the holiday season. Overall, the top twelve delivered a combined $166 million, which is a massive improvement over last week but still falls short of the $183 million for the same weekend last year, which not only featured the $85 million debut of Doctor Strange, but openings for Trolls and Hacksaw Ridge.

      With an estimated $121 million, Disney and Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok delivered the seventh largest opening for a film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, topping the $117 million debut for Spider-Man: Homecoming earlier this year. On average, films in the MCU deliver 2.72x multipliers, which would put Ragnarok's domestic run over $330 million if it merely holds to the average, but we're expecting it to play a bit better thanks in large part to strong reviews and opening weekend audience reception.

      To go along with the film's "A" CinemaScore, opening weekend audiences were 56% male vs. 44% female, and of the overall audience, 63% were over the age of 25. One sign Disney and Marvel has to enjoy, beyond the fact Ragnarok debuted with $35+ million more than Thor: The Dark World, is audience demos were closer to a 50/50 split than its predecessor, whose opening weekend audience was 62% male.

      Internationally, in its second weekend the film is now playing in nearly the entire international marketplace as it debuted in Germany, Russia, Mexico, China and Japan and brought in an estimated $151.4 million for an overseas gross of $306 million since opening last weekend. Overall, this pushes the film's global cume to $427 million.

      Among Thor's new markets this weekend, the estimated $55.6 million opening in China is the largest ever for a November release as is the film's estimated $5.2 million debut in India. Additional openings saw an estimated $10.8 million in Mexico, $8.9 million (including previews) in Germany, $3.5 million in Japan and $3.7 million in Russia. At this point in the release cycle, Disney estimates Thor: Ragnarok is tracking +8% ahead of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, +28% ahead of Doctor Strange and +59% ahead of Thor: The Dark World based on current exchange rates.

      Ragnarok signifies the 17th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and its performance has now pushed the franchise over $13 billion globally and over $5 billion domestically.


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        Thor 3 Repeats While Daddy's Home 2 and Orient Express Deliver Strong Debuts

        Thor: Ragnarok delivered an expected #1 finish in its second weekend at the domestic box office, pushing the film's domestic total ahead of both the first and second Thor films after just ten days in release.

        With an estimated $56.6 million this weekend, Thor: Ragnarok dropped just 54% in its second weekend, pushing the film's domestic gross over $211 million after ten days in release. That's enough to best the full domestic gross for both the first Thor film ($181m) and Thor: The Dark World ($206.3m). In fact, Ragnarok is now the 12th highest grossing film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will soon top Doctor Strange's $232 million, which opened over the same weekend as Ragnarok last year.

        In addition to its domestic performance, Ragnarok also added $76 million to its international total this weekend, pushing the film's overseas total to $438.5 million for a global cume that tops $650 million. This too bests the previous global cumes for the first two Thor films as well as placing it tenth among the 17 previous films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, soon to top the $677.7 million worldwide gross for Doctor Strange. The film is also already ranked in the top ten at the worldwide box office among 2017 releases.


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          Justice League Stumbles in Domestic Debut

          Disney and Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok falls to third place with an estimated $21.7 million in its third week in release. Justice League certainly took a chunk of its audience as it dipped over 60%. While Mojo's forecast called for a slightly smaller drop this isn't entirely unexpected as Thor: The Dark World dropped a similar amount over the same weekend in 2013 and Doctor Strange dropped 58.7% over the same weekend just last year. Ragnarok's domestic cume now stands just shy of $250 million.

          Internationally, Thor: Ragnarok added an estimated $24.1 million pushing the film's international cume to $490.7 million for a global tally that currently stands at $738.1 million, making it the ninth largest release of 2017 to date. The film is still tracking +11% ahead of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in the international marketplace and +17% ahead of Doctor Strange.


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            Coco Hopes to Add to Disney's Legacy at the Thanksgiving Box Office

            Disney and Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok enjoyed a fourth place finish, dropping just 22.5% for an estimated $16.8 million three-day and a five-day that nearly reached $25 million. The film is now the tenth largest release within the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a domestic cume that now stands at $277.5 million. Additionally, Ragnarok added $11 million internationally this weekend for a global total is now up to over $790 million making it the seventh largest worldwide release in the MCU.


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              Coco Strums Up Second Weekend at #1 While Limited Releases Make a Splash

              Thor: Ragnarok continued its climb to $300 million with an estimated $9.7 million this weekend leaving its domestic total at $291.4 million. The film also added another $16.2 million internationally as its global cume now stands at $816.4 million.


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                Coco Threepeats, Disaster Artist Soars and WB Tops $2 Billion

                Disney and Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok rounds out the top five with an estimated $6.29 million becoming the tenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to top $300 million domestically. Internationally, Ragnarok added a little over $3 million this weekend for an overseas total that now stands at $532 million for a global cume topping $833 million, which puts it ahead of Wonder Woman ($821.8m) and seventh for the year behind Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($863.6m).