Mighty $431 Million Global Debut for Marvel Studios’ ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

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Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, the 17th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, thundered to a $122.7 million domestic debut this weekend, bringing its global total to $431 million after just 13 days of release. The outstanding performance pushes the Marvel Cinematic Universe past the $5 billion mark domestically and past an incredible $13 billion globally.

The domestic debut ranks as the fourth biggest opening of the year and joins Disney’s Beauty and the Beast ($174.8 million) and Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($146.5 million) to give Disney three of the top four debuts of 2017. The three Marvel Cinematic Universe films released in 2017—Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok—rank among the top five. All 17 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have debuted at No. 1.

Thor: Ragnarok has earned $308.3 million internationally through November 5, including a massive $153.3 million second weekend. The film began its international rollout in the U.K. on October 24 and is now open virtually everywhere around the world. It was the biggest November opening weekend ever in China with an estimated $56.3 million and has already exceeded the entire run of Thor: The Dark World there.

Thor: Ragnarok is earning raves from critics with a 92% Certified Fresh on RottenTomatoes and posted Marvel Studios’ ninth consecutive A CinemaScore from audiences.

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