The third entry in the “Thor” series opened on that day and pulled in $2.0 million for Saturday and Sunday, a 23% improvement over the previous “Thor” entry, “The Dark World.” In its first three days, “Ragnarok” ran its cumulative total to $3.5 million on 259,000 admissions. It is expected to end its first run around $15 million mark.
Debuting in the number two spot was the Warner shocker “It,” with $1.6 million from Saturday and Sunday. It is forecast to finish around $10 million.
Opening in third spot, was Toho’s “The Last Recipe.” Directed by Yojiro Takita (“Departures”) and starring Kazunari Ninomiya (“Letters from Iwo Jima”) as a star chef in search of a legendary recipe, the film was