Thor: The Dark World Smashes Box Office With $86M

Chris Hemsworth is seen filming on the set of 'Thor 2,'in London on November 16, 2012 Chris Hemsworth is seen filming on the set of 'Thor 2,'in London on November 16, 2012

Disney’s “Thor: The Dark World,” earning $86.1 million, dominated the weekend box office as it opened domestically at No. 1, noted studio estimates Sunday.

The Marvel superhero sequel, which earned $109.4 million when it opened internationally last weekend, brought in $180.1 million globally.

Paramount hidden-camera comedy “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” held the second place slot for the second weekend in a row, earning $11.3 million during its third weekend, with a domestic total reaching more than $78 million.

3-D animated kiddie flick “Free Birds” soared into third place with $11.1 million in its second weekend at the box office.

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