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'Thor 2: The Dark World' Box Office: Natalie Portman & Chris Hemsworth Movie Grossed Big Numbers in U.S.

Thor: The Dark World opened in the U.S. with impressive numbers, bringing in $86. 1 million after it's premiere on Nov. 8.

By Adriana Hille, EnStars on Nov 10, 2013 01:07 PM EST
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Thor: The Dark World opened in the U.S. with impressive numbers, bringing in $86.1 million after it's premiere on Nov. 8.

Along with the domestic numbers, the film brought in an estimated $327 million in worldwide ticket sales over the weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

These numbers are a significant increase from the first Thor, which grossed $65.7 million domestically when it was released in May 2011 and brought in $449.3 million worldwide all in.

In its foreign box office, the action flick also saw similar success. Overseas, the movie brought in $109.4 million, when it premiered in the beginning of November.

Thor: The Dark World Premiere Photos With Chris Hemsworth & More

That weekend, the movie opened in 36 countries, which represents 70 percent of the international market. In the U.K. movie tickets totaled $13.4 million while France garnered $9.4 million, Mexico had $8.2 million and Brazil brought in $8.1 million.

Thor: The Dark World follows Thor as he attempts to save Earth and all the Nine Realms. The film once again stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Natalie Portman as Jane Foster.

Natalie Portman Stuns On The Red Carpet For Thor: The Dark World

Portman recently confirmed that a third Thor film is probably happening. When E! News mentioned to the actress that her co-star, Anthony Hopkins, wants a third installment she replied, "I think they are going to make Thor 3 so I think Anthony will be pleased."

The actress also recently praised her co-star Hemsworth when she covered the November 2013 issue of Marie Claire.

"Chris is, like, one of the greatest people in Hollywood," she told the magazine. "He's the kind of actor who's so charismatic, he must be tired when he goes home."

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