Despite mixed reviews: Thor Love and Thunder with a successful theatrical release

Thor: Love and Thunder is in flop 5 of the MCU movies.

Recently we reported that the ratings for Thor: Love and Thunder are anything but intoxicating. The latest MCU flick, directed by Taika Waititi, is one of the five worst MCU films according to average ratings on Rotten Tomatoes. Still, that doesn’t stop the film from raking in a ton of money already. Around $140 million the feature film starring Chris Hemsworth was able to capture the United States within a few days. Thor: Love and Thunder is currently the MCU film with the twelfth highest-grossing theatrical release. To what extent the film would have performed better if the ratings had been better is currently pure speculation. The predictions of platforms like Box office mojo in terms of income, the targets have at least been met so far.

Successful even without top ratings

Although it is “only” the twelfth most successful theatrical release of an MCU film, the fourth Thor strip can currently hold its own in the top 3 American theatrical releases of 2022. Only Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, at $187.4 million, and Top Gun: Maverick, at $145 million, were more successful at the box office at launch.

While Top Gun was able to shine with mostly good ratings, the reaction to the second Doctor Strange film was not exceptionally positive. The film is currently exactly one place ahead of the fourth Thor strip in the Rotten Tomatoes ranking of MCU films. Taika Waititi In any case, it was able to celebrate its most successful theatrical release to date, at least from a financial point of view. In a recent interview, the director spoke about the possibility that his big Star Wars film project could be cancelled.

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