Men In Black 3 Bests The Avengers With $55 Million Box Office Opening
Posted on Mon May 28, 2012 09:50 AM PDT

wsmith052312_08_200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (x17online) - The Avengers finally met its match as Men In Black 3 took the top spot in this weekend's box office.

The sci-fi flick, starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin, raked in $55 million on its opening weekend.

The Avengers dropped to second taking in $37 million, pushing its total to $514 million domestically and making it only the fourth movie to top the half a billion mark.

Battleship came in third in its second weekend with $10.8 million. Sasha Baron Cohen's The Dictator took in $9.6 million, finishing fourth while the horror tale Chernobyl Diaries opened at No. 5 with $8 million.