The cast of “Thor: Love and Thunder.” Photo via @thorofficial Twitter
“Thor: Love and Thunder” held onto its spot atop the box office in its second weekend in North American theaters, taking in $46 million, according to industry estimates released Sunday.
The latest edition of Marvel’s four-film franchise, which stars Natalie Portman alongside Chris Hemsworth, beat out “Minions: The Rise of Gru,” which grossed $26 million in its third week, Comscore reported.
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“Where the Crawdads Sing” opened in third place with $17 million Friday through Sunday at theaters in the United States and Canada.
“Top Gun: Maverick” continued its amazing run, pulling in another $12 million in its eighth week for a cumulative domestic total of $617 million.
“Elvis” was fifth with $7.6 million in its fourth week.
Rounding out the top 10 domestic releases, as estimated by Comscore, were “Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank” ($6.2 million), “The Black Phone” ($5.3 million), “Jurassic World: Dominion” ($4.9 million), “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” ($1.9 million) and “Lightyear” ($1.3 million).
City News Service contributed to this article.