‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Eyeing $85M-$100M Debut At International Box Office

Thor: RagnarokNorth American audiences still have a little over one week until Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters, but the God of Thunder’s third standalone adventure began arriving in overseas cinemas with the UK release on October 24th. With the film set to be in 35 material markets by Friday, Deadline reports that Thor: Ragnarok is projected to open with between $85 million to $100 million at the international box office.

This week, Thor: Ragnarok will be released in countries including France, Italy, Spain, Korea, Australia and Brazil and is tracking for an $85 million to $100 million opening. With positive reviews and high levels of anticipation for Thor: Ragnarok, some sources reportedly believe the film can surpass the $100 million estimate. Should Ragnarok reach even $85 million, it would surpass the opening gross of Thor: The Dark World, which debuted with $79.9M in similar markets and at current exchange rates.

How much do you think the film can earn at the international box office? Share your thoughts below!

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok“, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladictorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger – the Incredible Hulk!

Directed by Taika Waititi, the film stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson,  Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins.

Thor: Ragnarok will be released in theaters on November 3, 2017.

Source: Deadline

5 Reasons We’re Excited For ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

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Thor: RagnarokGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is out on home media and Spider-Man: Homecoming has been playing in theaters for a while now, so it’s time to look forward to the next Marvel movies, the first being Thor: Ragnarok.

The trailer for the film is incredible. The vibe, the action, the set-design, the soundtrack, every element of the trailer screams, “This is a different kind of Thor movie.”

And that’s exactly what we need. Thor: The Dark World was the most easily forgettable Marvel sequel, only distinguishable from the original for its use of fan-favorite villain Loki. Thor: Ragnarok looks poised to switch up the formula, seeming more like a fun intergalactic romp than a brooding space epic.

Judging from the trailer and other positive buzz, there’s plenty of cause to be excited for Thor: Ragnarok. Here are the 5 reasons why. Click next to get started!

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Sebastian Peris

Sebastian Peris

Canadian film lover, comic book geek, political junkie and board game enthusiast.

  • Marquis de Sade

    Yep, world domination: MCU STYLE!