After two weeks in theaters, Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok” has passed the $500 million mark at the worldwide box office, the studio announced Thursday.
Out of 17 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Thor: Ragnarok” is the 12th straight film to reach this mark dating back to “The Avengers” in 2012, and the 14th overall. Domestically, the film has grossed just under $148 million in six days, combining with $354 million internationally for a total of $502 million. Overseas, China is the top market with $69.8 million, followed by the U.K. with $29.4 million, South Korea with $27.1 million, Brazil with $20.8 million, and Australia with $17.4 million.
“Thor” is expected to easily stay at No. 1 this weekend with a second weekend total of at least $50 million after opening to $122.7 million last weekend. This week’s new releases, “Murder On The Orient Express” and “Daddy’s Home 2” are both projecting for openings of $25 million.
The previous two Marvel releases, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” and “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” both grossed over $800 million worldwide. To date, 2017 Marvel Studios releases have grossed over $2.2 billion.