Men in Black 3 Defeats The Avengers, Wins Box Office

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Movie goers this weekend finally discovered what it takes to defeat The Avengers: Will Smith, Josh Brolin and a handful of aliens.

Indeed, Men in Black 3 grossed $55 million at the box office this weekend, slowing down the Marvel blockbuster a bit and forcing it into second place.

The Avengers still earned $37 million, of course, and blew past the $500 million barrier on Saturday, its 23rd day of release. It now holds the record for fastest film ever to reach that mark. It’s earned $513.7 million overall.

Take a look below at the top five from the weekend and visit our friends at Movie Fanatic for exclusive Men in Black 3 clips.

  1. Men In Black 3: $55.0 million
  2. The Avengers: $37.0 million
  3. Battleship:  $10.8 million
  4. The Dictator: $9.6 million
  5. Chernobyl Diaries: $8 million