Thor: Ragnarok dominates globally with another $133 million
Marvel Studios‘ Thor: Ragnarok dominated globally this weekend with another $133 million, taking its global total to $650.1 million already. Domestically, the third installment easily kept the top spot with $56.6 million, for a total of $211.6 million after two weekends. Internationally, the sequel is now playing in all markets and added $75.9 million, to push its overseas total to $438.5 million. Globally, the total to date has already exceeded the lifetime box office grosses of both Thor ($449.3 million) and Thor: The Dark World ($645 million).
The international highlights include:
Made for $180 million, the Taika Waititi-directed film stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, and Anthony Hopkins.
In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger – the Incredible Hulk!
Kevin Feige produced the film, written by Eric Pearson and Craig Kyle & Christopher L. Yost. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Thomas M. Hammel, and Stan Lee were the executive producers.