Thor Tops Bridesmaids at Weekend Box Office
Posted on May 17, 2011
Kenneth Branagh's Thor held on to the number one spot at the box office this weekend and made another $34.7 million. Thor fended off a surprise threat from the R-rated comedy, Bridesmaids, which has received terrific reviews. Bridesmaids made $26 million. Fast Five finished third in its third week and theaters and made $20.4 million. Priest, starring Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet and Maggie Q, opened in fourth place and made $14.9 million. Rio finished fifth and added $8.2 million to its box office total of $125 million. The total box office overall was down 5% from the year efore.
This coming weekend, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides will top the box office.