'Best Man' Surprises, But 'Thor' Still Repeats This Weekend

'Best Man' Surprises, But 'Thor' Still Repeats This Weekend
As the only new nationwide release this weekend, The Best Man Holiday exceeded all expectations with a very impressive $30 million haul. Still, superhero sequel Thor: The Dark World managed to hang on to first place.In its second weekend, Thor added $38.5 million for a 10-day total of $147 million. That's down 55 percent from opening, which is steeper than the first Thor's decline (47 percent), but a slight improvement over Iron Man 3 (58 percent). More importantly, that drop isn't far off from Skyfall (53 percent), which opened on the same weekend last year. If Thor can generally keep pace with the Bond movie, a total north of $250 million is within reach.At 2,024 locations, The Best Man Holiday opened in second place with an outstanding $30.6 million. In comparison, the original The Best Man debuted to $9 million when it hit theaters over 14 years ago; adjusted for ticket price inflation, that's only $14 million, meaning Best Man Holiday
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