"Thor: Ragnarok" smashes weekend box office

6 November 2017

Marvel superhero sequel "Thor: Ragnarok" smashed the North American weekend box office. The third installment of Marvel's standalone "Thor" film franchise raked in $121 million.  "A Bad Moms Christmas," a holiday-themed comedy, claimed second place with $17 million.

Horror movie "Jigsaw," the latest in the "Saw" franchise for a third place finish. Rounding out the top five were comedy sequel "Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" and big budget disaster movie "Geostorm,".