Cheryl Hines

Box office booming as 'Thor: Ragnarok,' 'Daddy's Home 2' and 'Orient Express' all deliver

Box office booming as 'Thor: Ragnarok,' 'Daddy's Home 2' and 'Orient Express' all deliver

Marvel Studios' "Thor: Ragnarok" continues to reign supreme at the box office, with newcomers "Daddy’s Home 2" and "Murder on the Orient Express" also among the top five.

Now in its second week, Disney's big-budget action fantasy rained in an estimated $56.6 million in the United States and Canada, a 54% drop since last week, for a cumulative total of $211.6 million, according to figures from measurement firm ComScore.

The third installment in the standalone “Thor” franchise stars Chris Hemsworth as the Norse god of thunder, tasked with saving his home planet Asgard from a formidable new invader. The film, which cost $180 million to make, also...

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