The Avengers Still No. 1 At Box Office
Posted on Mon May 21, 2012 09:30 AM PDT

the-avengerslogo200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (x17online) - The superheroes from The Avengers are still on top of the box office for the third week in a row since its debut.

The blockbuster starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Samuel L. Jackson took in $55 million to remain in the top spot. The film has made $450 million domestically since its May 4 opening.

While The Avengers continue on its torrid pace, another big blockbuster film made an uninspiring debut. Battleship debuted in second with $25.3 million. The Dictator came in third with $24 million, Dark Shadows took in $12.5 million and rounding out the top 5 was What To Expect When You're Expecting at $10.3 million.