Weekend Box Office: 'MIB 3' Dethrones 'Avengers'

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After a three-week dominance at the box office, Marvel's The Avengers has been dethroned as the No. 1 box office film by Men in Black 3, which grossed an estimated $55 million in its debut weekend.
The Avengers, which maintained its strong sales at the box office, finished in second with an estimated $36.9 million to bring its domestic total to $513.5 million.
Board game adaptation Battleship dropped over 50 percent in its second week in theaters, finishing in third with $10.9 million over the weekend.
Trailing behind The Dictator, which pulled in $9.3 million in its second weekend, was thriller Chernobyl Diaries with $8 million in its debut weekend.
                                                 Weekend Gross (in millions)     Total Gross
1. MIB 3                                                                                    $55.0                            $55.0
2. The Avengers                                                                   $36.9                            $513.5
3. Battleship                                                                           $10.9                            $44.4
4. The Dictator                                                                       $9.3                              $41.1
5. Chernobyl Diaries                                                           $8.0                              $8.0
6. Dark Shadows                                                                   $7.5                              $63.0
7. What to Expect When You're Expecting                $7.1                              $22.1
8. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel                                 $6.4                             $16.6
9. The Hunger Games                                                           $2.3                             $395.3
10. Think Like a Man                                                             $1.4                             $88.3