MIB III displaces Dictator from spot 1 in Australia

MUMBAI: Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones’ latest film Men In Black III, that opened across 592 screens in Australia took $ 5.001 million for a screen average of $8,449, according to the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia.
The third installment of the action comedy – which launched the first in the trilogy in 1997 – is directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, who also directed the previous two. The film took just over $5m in its first weekend at the box office.

The film displaced Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator from the number one spot. The Dictator took $2.452 million across 344 screens for a screen average of $7,130, taking $9.669 million to date.
In third place, The Avengers remained firm in its fifth week taking in $2.262 million across 480 screens for a $ 4,714 average. The result takes the comic book heroes to $ 46.986 million and 8th place on the all time box office record.

Costume drama Bel Ami that stars Robert Pattinson and directed by Declan Donnellan, that also released this week, took $0.264m at the box office and was placed 6th.

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