“Men in Black 3” debuted as the holiday weekend’s No. 1 movie, with $55 million in domestic box-office receipts up to yesterday.
Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones’ sequel bumped “The Avengers” into second place after three blockbuster weekends on top.
“The Avengers” took in $37 million over the three days to push its domestic total to $514 million, becoming only the fourth movie ever to top half a billion dollars.
“Men in Black 3” will have pulled in $70 million domestically and $202 million worldwide by the end of the four-day holiday weekend, Sony estimates.
Paramount’s comedy “The Dictator” took in $9.6 million to finish fourth in its second weekend, lifting its total to $41.5 million.