Thor pummeled the competition in the first big weekend of the summer, opening at No. 1 at the box office with $65.7 million. The final figure Monday is down slightly from the original studio estimate of $66 million over the weekend.
The Paramount 3-D action picture, based on the Marvel comic, stars Australian actor Chris Hemsworth as the arrogant god of thunder, who's sent to Earth as punishment.
The top five movies at US and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, as compiled by Hollywood.com are: