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.
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.
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.
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.
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.