BOX OFFICE NEWS: Thor's 2013 sequel movie, Thor: The Dark World, raised $86.1 million dollars in its first weekend in US cinemas, "hammering" the competition (none were able to raise past $12 million).
As Entertainment Weekly reports
, the second Thor movie, which debuted on Friday, November 8, 2013
, raised 30%+ more than its predecessor, "Thor" (from 2011), and it is near $250 million worldwide since its release a week earlier (in other select countries).
Disney spent $170 million to make "Thor: The Dark World", but ticket sales (overall, worldwide) have already doubled that investment amount.
This is the best November opening for Disney ever. Second is now "The Incredibles", coincidentally a super hero movie as well.