‘Thor: The Dark World’ Opens Big with $7.1 Million in Thursday Showings

Thor The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World” kicked off the weekend by taking in an estimated $7.1 million in midnight showings.

Opening tops previous Thursday preview grosses for the first “Thor” ($3.2 million) and “Captain America: The First Avenger” ($4.0 million).

“Dark World” has also seen its international haul rise to $152.8 million and it opens today in China.

Film is projected for a domestic weekend north of $95 million, which would far surpass its predecessor’s $65 million opening in May 2011, no doubt helped by the familiarity of the character and his appearance in “The Avengers.”

SEE ALSO: Film Review: ‘Thor: The Dark World’

“The Dark World” marks the first fall release for Marvel since having been acquired by Disney.

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  1. LOL says:

    America loves franchises.

  2. Tommy D says:

    Very entertaining movie – I stayed very alert the entire time, lol. Did not “buy” the scientist chick bit. Next movie should include more “sexy” aside from Helmsworth (maybe because I just saw Helmsworth in the RUSH movie) – maybe cast Katherine Heigl showing her blonde locks and feminine curves a bit. Portman is cute but too boney and impish. Just look what Gwenyth Paltrow’s Pepper Potts has done for Iron Man – wow!

  3. harleyb says:

    Damn Thor, in high school you were the man Thor what the fuck happened to you?

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