|Chirs Hemsworth in Thor|
"Thor" opened to a strong $66 million from 3,955 theaters at the domestic box office.where the movie bowed first, "Thor" has earned an impressive $176 million in only 11 days -- better than the lifetime international gross of fellow Marvel properties "X-Men" ($139 million) and "Fantastic Four" ($175.9 million). Thor’s worldwide total is $242 million.
Thor cost $150 million to produce. All along, Paramount said the film would open better than "X-Men" and "Fantastic Four," which debuted to roughly $56 million domestically, but not reach the heights of "Spider-Man" or "Iron Man," which cleared $100 million.Fanboys over the age of 25 fueled "Thor," which received a B+ CinemaScore. A full 72% of the audience was over the age of 25, while 63% were males. Teens and younger adults have been noticeably missing from the multiplex, a trend that continued with "Thor."
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