‘Thor: Love And Thunder’ Strikes $29M In Thursday Night Previews, 2nd Best Year-To-Date

Thursday Night Viewers Made a Date with Disney Thor: Love and Thunder who took $29M From Showtime that debuted at 3 p.m., which is easily the second best preview figure in 2022 Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness‘$36M. And for those studios trying to ramp up their preview numbers with Tuesday or Wednesday night Showtimes, Thor: Love and ThunderCash Thursday night ticket sales are net. take note.

Thor: Love and ThunderThe previews are also the fifth biggest for an MCU title behind avengers: endgame ($60M), Spider-Man: No Way Home ($50 million), Avengers: Infinity War ($39M) and Doctor Strange 2.

Estimates earlier this week put Taika Waititi directing a fourth installment between $140M-$160M. Despite being over the moon with Waititi’s reboot of Marvel superheroes with critics, 2017 Thor: Ragnarok ($122.7M and $315M final US/Canada also the highest opening and grossing installment in a franchise), 68% fresh on this installment. That said, Words fans will still love love and need Show more. Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score by 85% Ragnarokis 87%. Seeing as how fans of the MCU look on Thursday night, when it comes to the Marvel title, you’ll have to wait forever to see how frontloaded it is, or whether it’s going to throw another ticket sales stratosphere. reducing. read though Avengers: Age of Ultron had a low preview count of $27.6M ahead of Doctor Strange 2, It ended posting a weekend high of $191.2M. similar to black Panther Which did $25.2M in Thursday night trading and a 3-day run of $202M (given over the 4-day President’s Day weekend). still find love and need For giving Oscar winner Waititi what’s easily his biggest opening weekend ever.

Oh, and the fourth quarter’s total is also double last night’s Ragnarok Received from its preview which was $14.5M. Previews fetched 31% of that film’s $46.4 million opening day.

According to love and need Pre-sales figures, the picture came in at $48M, which is however behind Doctor Strange 2of $85M (that’s coming from the halo of Fig.) Spider-Man: No Way Home, is ahead of Jurassic World Dominionis $40M, Top Gun: Maverick$38M more BatmanThe Thursday before the opening day is $42M. in present, Doctor Strange 2 Best start to the year at $187.4M, followed by Jurassic World: Dominionis $145M. That latter photo only went for a combined $18M on Thursday night and the preview from the week before. Clearly, love and need‘Weekend Dinosaur’ is gross to overshoot.

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Meanwhile, Illumination Entertainment/Universal Minions: The Rise of Gru Had a wonderful week after its 4 day opening of 4th of July $123M, Every weekday has hit double-digit million dollars, with Thursday taking $10.3M-24% for the week prior to Wednesday’s gross $164.5M, This is only 1.1% behind from 2015 Minion.