‘Thor’ Starring Chris Hemsworth Tops US Box-Office

The critically-praised superhero movie "Thor" is also mighty at the box-office.

The latest film adaptation of a Marvel graphic novel topped the US box-office last weekend with a $66 million take.

“Thor” starring Australian actor Chris Hemsworth and Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman had the third highest debut of a Marvel flick, placing behind Spider-Man and Iron Man.

Last week’s leader, Fast Five which is the fifth installment to the “Fast and the Furious” franchise settled for 2nd place this week. The action flick had a two-week gross of $139.8 million at the box-office in Northern America alone.

(May 6 to 8, 2011 – Weekend Estimates)

TW LW Movie Weekend Gross Gross-to-Date Week
1 N Thor $66M $66M 1
2 1 Fast Five $32.5M $139.8M 2
3 N Jumping the Broom $13.7M $13.7M 1
4 N Something Borrowed $13.2M $13.2M 1
5 2 Rio $8.2M $114.9M 2
6 4 Water for Elephants $5.6M $41.6M 2
7 3 Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family $3.9M $46.8M 3
8 5 Prom $2.4M $7.8M 2
9 7 Soul Surfer $2.1M $36.7M 5
10 6 Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil $1.9 $6.7M 2

Note: Debuting movies are highlighted in yellow

Figures courtesy of Box-Office Mojo

6 Comments on ‘Thor’ Starring Chris Hemsworth Tops US Box-Office

  1. Anonymous // May 10, 2011 at 2:08 pm //

    @ chano: as if naman may pampanood ka sa sine… =)

  2. ang chaka! parang kapamilyucks lang!

  3. HOI.HOI // May 9, 2011 at 9:51 pm //

    maganda nga..:D kita ko sa trailer.. SPLASH ISLAND muna then nuod ito..:D HAHA, O kaya hntayin ko na lng sa pirated.:D tutal di naman Filipino movie kaya ok lang.. haha

  4. @ #2 palabas na po hunghang

  5. Anonymous // May 9, 2011 at 5:34 pm //

    san mu nawatch? pirated dvd?! =)

  6. Epicly AWESOME! Great movie! 😀

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