Snow White and the Huntsman Dwarfs Box Office Competitors With Big Opening


By Daniel Gates



Snow White and the Huntsman, the action-packed fairy tale re-imagining, starring Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron, earned $56.3 million in its opening weekend to take first place at the box office.

Coming in second was previous box office #1 Men In Black 3, with $29.3 million.

Men In Black 3 has now crossed the $100 million mark overall.

And in its fifth week, The Avengers was still popular enough to nab third place, with $20.3 million in ticket sales.

Fourth and fifth places went to Battleship and The Dictator, with $4.8 and $4.7 million, respectively.

Rounding out the Top 10 were The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel ($4.5 million), What to Expect When You’re Expecting ($4.4 million), Johnny Depp vampire flick Dark Shadows ($3.9 million), nuclear fallout horror movie Chernobyl Diaries ($3 million), and For Greater Glory ($1.8 million).

What did you see this weekend?

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