Thor Number #1 At Box Office, But Bridesmaids Is Surprisingly Strong


May 15 2011, Published 9:30 a.m. ET

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by Radar Staff

Thor may have finished number one at the box office with an estimated $34.5 million in ticket sales, but the real winner is Bridesmaids.

The raunchy R-rated flick -- a sort of Hangover for the femme audience -- took in $24.6 million, well above expectations.

Kristen Wiig co-wrote and stars in the comedy, along with fellow SNL-er Maya Rudolph plus Rose Byrne, Terry Crews and Jessica St. Clair.

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Bridesmaids was also the final film for the great Jill Clayburgh, which is reason enough to see it. 

Clayburgh, who died last November after a valiant battle against cancer, has a small role as Wiig's mother.


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