THE AVENGERS HOLDS STRONG, STAYS #1 AT THE BOX OFFICE

THE AVENGERS HOLDS STRONG, STAYS #1 AT THE BOX OFFICE 

Showing little signs of slowing down, the blockbuster The Avenger’s held the top spot for a third straight week at the box-office, outclassing newcomer Battleship which failed to live up to expectations.  With over $55M in sales just this past weekend, The Avenger’s has moved into the #4 spot all time with over $1.18B in global sales since it’s debut a few short weeks ago.

Here is the top 10 for the domestic box office, from The Hollywood Reporter.

Domestic box office, May 18-20

Title/Weeks in release/Theater count, Studio/Three-day weekend total/Cume

1. The Avengers, 3/4,249, Disney/Marvel Studios, $55.1 million, $457.1

2. Battleship, 1/3,690, Universal/Hasbro, $25.3 million.

3. The Dictator, 1/3,008, Paramount, $17.4 million, $24.5 million.

4. Dark Shadows, 2/3,755, Warner Bros., $12.8 million, $50.9 million.

5. What to Expect When You’re Expecting, 1/3,021, $10.5 million.

6. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 3/354, Fox Searchlight, $3.3 million, $8.2 million.

7. The Hunger Games, 9/2,064, Lionsgate, $3 million, $391.6 million.

8. Think Like a Man, 5/1,722, Sony, $2.7 million, $85.9 million.

9. The Lucky One, 5/2,839, Warner Bros., $1.8 million, $56.9 million.

10. The Pirates! Band of Misfits, 4/1,840, Sony/Aardman, $1.5 million, $25.4 million.

Sources:

http://movies.yahoo.com/news/box-office-report-battleship-capsizes-25-3-mil-163625819.html

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