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Box Office Breakdown: Battleship Fails to Maneuver a Win

The Avengers

Nothing is quite like the force of The Avengers.

The superhero film took in $55 million this weekend, which was a 46% drop from last weekend, but it still managed to do more than double what Battleship's debut took in ($25.3 million). The Dictator also debuted this week, securing third place at the box office with $17.4 million. Dark Shadows dropped two spots to number 4 with $12.8 million while the new comedy What to Expect When You're Expecting debuted at number 5 with $10.5 million.

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1. Marvel's The Avengers, Disney, $55,057,000 (avg. $12,958)
2. Battleship, Universal, $25,300,000 (avg. $6,856)
3. The Dictator, Pararmount, $17,415,000 (avg. $5,790)
4. Dark Shadows, Warner Bros., $12,770,000 (avg. $3,401)
5. What to Expect When You're Expecting, Lionsgate, $10,500,000 (avg. $3,476)
6. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Fox Searchlight, $3,250,000 (avg. $18,258)
7. The Hunger Games, Lionsgate, $3,000,000 (avg. $1,453)
8. Think Like a Man, Screen Gem, $2,700,000 (avg. $1,568)
9. The Lucky One, Warner Bros., $1,765,000 (avg. $880)
10. The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Sony, $1,450,000 (avg. $788)

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