Thor: Ragnarok Box Office Out Pacing Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Marvel Studios may have another hit on their hands with Thor: Ragnarok as the Taika Waititi-directed film is currently outpacing James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and Scott Derrickson's Doctor Strange at the international box office.
Thor: Ragnarok currently has a $109.1 million international box office gross, which is ahead of estimates, and puts the third Thor movie 6% ahead of Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 and 24% above Doctor Strange in the same markets.
The movie opens this week in U.S. theaters, with estimates ranging from $90-100 million.
Thor: Ragnarok also has the highest Rotten Tomatoes score of any Marvel movie as it comes in at a whopping 96% "Fresh," with 114 reviews being positive to only 5 "Rotten."
The Thor: Ragnarok box office is also 34% above Thor: The Dark World.
Thor: Raganarok has a November 3, 2017 release directed by Taika Waititi starring Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk/Banner, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Cate Blanchett as Hela, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster, Anthony Hopkins as Odin and Sam Neill in an unknown role.
Thor's world is about to explode in Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok. His devious brother, Loki, has taken over Asgard, the powerful Hela has emerged to steal the throne for herself and Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe. To escape captivity and save his home from imminent destruction, Thor must first win a deadly alien contest by defeating his former ally and fellow Avengers... The Incredible Hulk!