Box Office: ‘Thor 4’ Unearths 159 Million Overseas, 302 Million Globally

Disney’s Marvel adventure “Thor-Love-and-Thunder-2022-movie-posters/”>Thor: Love and Thunder” has thundered to 302 million at the global box office, thanks to a better-than-expected 159 million start overseas.Overall ticket sales mark a franchise-best start for Marvel’s standalone stories about Chris Hemsworth’s God of Thunder.

It also ranks as the third-biggest debut in pandemic times and the second-best opening weekend of the year, behind “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” and “Jurassic World Dominion.”Internationally, the fourth standalone “Thor” film is playing in 47 markets, excluding France, China or Russia.

In like-for-like territories, “Thor: Love and Thunder” ranks as the 11th biggest global debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ranking 19 ahead of 2017’s “Thor: Ragnarok,” 75 ahead of 2013’s “Thor: The Dark World” and 156 ahead of the MCU’s first foray into Asgardian culture in 2011’s “Thor.”Outside of North America, “Thor 4” enjoyed the strongest start in Korea with 15.3 million followed by the United Kingdom with 14.8 million.

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