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Box Office Breakdown: MIB3 Travels to the Top of the Chart

Men in Black 3

Who says lightning can't strike thrice?

Although The Avengers had a good three weeks at the top of the box office, Will Screen's return to the big screen in Men in Black 3 took in $55 million, finally bumping the Marvel flick down to #2. The superheroes, however, didn't go down without a fight, taking in close to $37 million this Memorial Day weekend. Battleship sunk to #3 with $10.8 million while The Dictator fell to #4 with $9.6 million. Horror film The Chernobyl Diaries debuted at number five with $8 million.

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1. MIB 3, Sony, $55,000,000 (avg. $12,947)
2. Marvel's The Avengers, Disney, $36,987,000 (avg. $9,440)
3. Battleship, Universal, $10,800,000 (avg. $2,917)
4. The Dictator, Paramount, $9,600,000 (avg. $3,185)
5. Chernobyl Diaries, Warner Bros., $8,000,000 (avg. $3,288)
6. Dark Shadows, Warner Bros., $7,515,000 (avg. $2,208)
7. What to Expect When You're Expecting, Lionsgate, $7,150,000 (avg. $2,367)
8. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Fox Searchlight, $6,350,000 (avg. $5,150)
9. The Hunger Games, Lionsgate, $2,750,000 (avg. $1,935)
10. Think Like a Man, ScreenGem, $1,400,000 (avg. $1,781)

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