Thor Is #1 At International Box Office!

Thor Is #1 At International Box Office!

<I>Thor</i> Is #1 At International Box Office!

The Marvel epic is officially #1 at the international box office. Check it out after the jump!



Proving further that it will be a success at the North American box office, Marvel's Thor has taken in a total of $83 million this weekend alone across the international box office market, readily claiming the #1 spot worldwide and is currently the biggest opening weekend by far. From THR.com:

Director Kenneth Branagh’s interpretation of a Stan Lee comic book about an otherworldly renegade warrior defending planet earth opened No. 1 in the U.K. and Ireland ($9 million from 500 situations over five days), in France ($8.1 million from 579 locales), South Korea ($5.7 million from 513 spots), Italy ($5.5 million from 455 locations) and Spain ($5 million from 377 situations).

Thor also recorded first place openings in several smaller markets including Taiwan ($2.1 million from 58 sites for a per-screen average of $36,206), Singapore and the Philippines. In Vietnam, the opener yielded $308,000 from 19 sites, which Paramount said was a three-day debut record for the market.

So far, Thor has tallied an overall foreign gross of $93 million. The Marvel Ent. outing opened last round in Australia where this time it drew a second-weekend tally of $3.3 million from 226 locations, a 42% from the opener, hoisting the Down Under cume to $13.1 million.

Thor electrifies American theaters May 6th, later this week!
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