Daily Archives: November 5, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok has a thunderous box office debut

In a world where the third entry in a film series is supposed to deliver lesser returns, the latest Marvel Studios epic has bucked the trend, and delivered and outstanding debut. Here’s what went down:

Thor: Ragnarok arrived in theaters this weekend with a thunderous slam dunk, bringing in an estimated $121 million. That’s significantly more than 2011’s Thor ($65 million) and 2013’s Thor: The Dark World ($85 million) delivered on their respective opening weekends. Having Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk certainly helped out, but director Taika Waititi’s humours tone definitely put the film on a unique path that other Marvel movies haven’t taken.

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