“Snow White & the Huntsman” Tops Box Office with $56 Million


0  Updated at 3:36 am, June 4th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Stuart Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Snow White & the Huntsman tracked down the top spot at the box office over the weekend.  The latest spin on the classic fairy tale earned an estimated $56.3 million to debut in first place.

Last week’s box office champ, Men in Black 3, slipped to second place, raising $29.3 million.

Marvel’s The Avengers rounded out the top three with $20.3 million.  To date, it has made $552.7 million domestically and $1.36 billion worldwide.  The Avengers ranks third all-time on the domestic and worldwide box office revenue charts, trailing Avatar and Titanic on each.

The new Andy Garcia drama For Greater Glory opened in 10th place, with $1.8 million.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales:

1. Snow White & the Huntsman, $56.3 million
2. Men in Black 3, $29.3 million
3. Marvel’s The Avengers, $20.3 million
4. Battleship, $4.8 million
5. The Dictator, $4.7 millio
6. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, $4.6 million.
7. What to Expect When You’re Expecting, $4.4 million
8. Dark Shadows, $3.9 million
9. Chernobyl Diaries, $3 million
10. For Greater Glory, $1.8 million

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