Snow White displaces MIB 3

MUMBAI: Kristen Stewart-starrer Snow White and the Huntsman overtook Men in Black 3 (MIB3) by making $ 56.3 million in its first weekend. Incidentally, Men in Black 3 was at the number one last week.
The third installment of Men in Black film franchise, pulled in an estimated $ 29.3 million while The Avengers also fell to the Number 3 spot adding approximately $ 20.3 million to its overall domestic gross.
Earning a better-than-expected domestic gross, the Rupert Sanders film enabled Universal Pictures claim a victory after its last film Battleship met with a bad fate.
"It‘s a big relief. From the get-go, the filmmakers, the cast and the studio conveyed how very unique this movie was and that its appeal would go beyond the usual Snow White audience," president of distribution at the studio Nikki Rocco has reportedly said.
Other than Snow White, Ridley Scott‘s 3D sci-fi spectacle Prometheus grossed $ 35 million at the box office.

At the fourth place was Battleship that raked in an estimated $4.8 million in its third weekend while Sacha Baron Cohen‘s The Dictator is still behind the action, sci-fi film with approximately USD 4.7 million.

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