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10 November 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Box Office Mojo

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He may not quite have the pulling power of Iron Man, but Tony Stark’s Avengers pal Thor has certainly demonstrated his box office mettle. Following a successful launch here and in other international markets, Thor: The Dark World has opened in the US to an estimated $86.1 million.

No studio was foolish enough to challenge the God of Thunder for his release date, so the rest of the chart is mostly a shuffling of closely-stacked players. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa held in second place, earning $11.3 million, ahead of Free Birds, which actually managed to rise up one place to third with $11.2 million, presumably helped by the approach of Thanksgiving, which suits its turkey theme. It swapped places with Last Vegas, which fell to fourth and $11.1 million. Rounding out the top five was last week’s champ Ender’s Game, which appears to be suffering from a combo of new competition from Asgard's top warrior and negative word of mouth, slipping four places and taking home $10.2 million.

Gravity fell one place to sixth, drawing in $8.4 million, while 12 Years A Slave stayed strong in seventh with $6.6 million. Captain Phillips was eighth, taking home $5.8 million, ahead of In Time at ninth ($5.1 million) and Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 in 10th place ($2.8 million).

To see a Norse god smack down a tactical genius with a mystical hammer in the full chart listings, head to Box Office Mojo.


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