Lighting has struck twice for Marvel's Thor: Love and Thunder, which topped the domestic box office for a second straight week, earning an estimated $46 million. That brings the fourth Thor film's total gross earnings to $233 million domestically and $498 million worldwide.
Minions: The Rise of Gru held on to second place, grabbing an estimated $20 million. Its three-week domestic haul of $262.6 million now matches its predecessor.
Where the Crawdads Sing, the romantic drama starring English actress Daisy Edgar-Jones, came in third with a better-than-expected 17-million-dollar haul.
Top Gun: Maverick came in fourth, delivering an estimated $12 million haul in its eighth week of release. That brings its domestic tally to $618 million and a worldwide tally of $1.237 billion.
Rounding out the top five is Elvis, which added an estimated $7.6 million over the weekend. Its $106 million four-week North American take makes it the year’s biggest adult-led non-franchise film.
Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank, the animated comedy featuring the voices of Michael Cera, Ricky Gervais, Mel Brooks, George Takei, Gabriel Iglesias, Michelle Yeoh and Samuel L. Jackson, earned an estimated $6.2 million-dollar for a disappointing sixth-place debut.
The Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert and Jason Isaacs-led historical dramedy Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, which opened in 980 theaters, finished in ninth place with an estimated $1.9 million.