Thor Tops Movie Box Office For Second Weekend, Orient Express #2
Disney’s superhero blockbuster “Thor: Ragnarok” held the top spot in the box office, both in the U.S. and internationally, generating estimated revenues of $56.6M domestically and $132.5M worldwide in its 2nd week of general release. The weekend’s returns brings the movie’s global total above $650 million, surpassing first entry in the Thor franchise and within arm’s reach of passing the sequel.
Also making a splash over the weekend was 20th Century Fox re-imagining of the classic Agatha Christie murder mystery “Murder On The Orient Express.” Directed by Kenneth Branagh, and starring Branagh as Hercule Poirot, with support from Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, and Johnny Depp, the film cleared an estimated $28.2M domestically and $74.0M worldwide.
Paramount’s holiday-themed comedy “Daddy’s Home 2” also fared well in its first week of general release. Starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, the film cleared an estimated $30.4m in revenue over the weekend, according to figures compiled by comScore.
The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, November 12.
Thor: Ragnarok – Disney – $132.5M
Murder On The Orient Express – 20th Century Fox – $74.0M
Daddy’s Home 2 – Paramount Pictures – $30.4M
Bad Moms Christmas, A – STX Entertainment – $20.0M
Jigsaw – Lionsgate – $12.0M
Paddington 2 – Multiple – $11.4M
Coco – Disney – $8.4M
Happy Death Day – Universal – $8.1M
Suck Me Shakespeer 3 – Constantin Film – $7.1M
Geostorm – Warner Bros. – $6.9M
Brink, The – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $6.4M
It – Warner Bros. – $2.8M
The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, November 12.
Thor: Ragnarok – Disney – $56.6M
Daddy’s Home 2 – Paramount – $30.0M
Murder On The Orient Express – 20th Century Fox – $28.2M
Bad Moms Christmas, A – STX Entertainment – $11.5M
Jigsaw – Lionsgate – $3.4M
Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween – Lionsgate – $2.1M
Geostorm – Warner Bros. – $1.5M
Blade Runner 2049 – Warner Bros. – $1.4M
Happy Death Day – Universal – $1.3M
Lady Bird – A24 – $1.2M
Only The Brave – Sony – $0.9M
Thank You For Your Service – Universal – $0.9M