Box Office: ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Sparking Up 2022’s Third-Biggest Domestic Opening

Disney’s “Thor-Love-and-Thunder-2022-movie-posters/”>Thor: Love and Thunder” is hammering competition at the domestic box office, projecting an opening north of 135 million from 4,375 theaters.

That would be a step up from the stormy superhero’s previous solo outing, “Thor: Ragnarok,” which opened to 122.7 million in 2017.Should estimates hold, “Love and Thunder” will mark the 12th biggest debut for a Marvel Cinematic Universe entry, between 2017’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

2” (146.5 million) and 2010’s “Iron Man 2” (128.1 million).

It would also score the third highest three-day domestic opening of the year, behind Universal’s “Jurassic World Dominion” (145 million) and Disney’s own “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” (187.4 million).The fourth installment in Thor’s MCU story got off to a mighty strong start with a 69.5 million gross on opening day, which includes 29 million in Thursday previews.As is the case with any Marvel Studios film, “Love and Thunder” cost a pretty penny,

Read full article