Thor: Love and Thunder hammers Minions at weekend box office

By Tribute on July 10, 2022 | 1 Comment

Thor: Love and ThunderThe newest Marvel movie, Thor: Love and Thunder starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman, debuted at the top of the box office over the weekend. The film took in a mighty $143 million in its first three days, marking the highest opening of the Thor franchise and the third-highest pandemic era opening, behind Spider-Man: No Way Home ($260 million) and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness ($187.4 million).

Last weekend’s champ,  Minions: The Rise of Gru was pushed to second place. The animated adventure comedy starring the voice of Steve Carrell as Gru took in an additional $45.6 million for a total of $210 million.

Top Gun: Maverick, starring Tom Cruise, dropped to third place taking in an extra $15.5 million for a seven-week total of $597.4 million.

Elvis, starring Austin Butler in the title role and Tom Hanks as his manager Colonel Tom Parker, finished in fourth place earning another $11 million for a three-week domestic total of $91.1 million.

Finally, the star-studded Jurassic World Dominion dropped one spot to fifth place, taking in an additional $8.4 million for a five-week total of $350.3 million.

~Megan Parsons

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