Weekend Box Office: Thor Is Summer Blockbuster Material

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Thor proved the summer blockbuster season is almost here bringing in $66 million in less than 4,000 theaters opening weekend.  The adaptation boasts the second biggest opening of the year after last week's Fast Five

Empire: Chris Hemsworth as Thor

Fast Five came in second this weekend, still doing strong in its second week at the box office, bringing in $32.5 million and grossing almost $140 million domestically.

Third place proved to be a battle of the rom com with Something Borrowed and Jumping the Broom fighting for the spot.

Jumping the Broom ended up taking that third place spot with $13.7 million, doing much better than originally predicted.  Something Borrowed came close with $13.2 million in 900 more theaters than Jumping the Broom.

Here's your top 5:

  1. Thor - $66,000,000
  2. Fast Five - $32,519,000
  3. Jumping the Broom - $13,700,000
  4. Something Borrowed - $13,155,000
  5. Rio - $8,200,000

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Whoever wields this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.


[to Jane Foster] The answers you seek shall be yours, once I claim what is mine.


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