Avengers Crosses $500M Domestically; MIB3 Hits $202M Worldwide

Men in Black 3 began its run with $202 million worldwide for the first few days of release in 106 territories. Of that, an estimated $70 million will come from 4,248 North American theaters during the Memorial Day weekend. The film received a B+ CinemaScore from general audiences and an A- from moviegoers under 18. For the Friday-to-Sunday period, Men in Black 3 took in $55 million, which is ahead of both Men in Black ($51 million) and Men in Black II ($52 million). The film took in $17.925 million on Friday, was up 8% Saturday to $19.445 million, is expected to do $17.630 million today and another estimated $15 million on Monday. IMAX sales contributed approximately $12 million to the worldwide total, which is 20% higher than their previous record for a worldwide memorial day release.

Look for our four-day Memorial Day weekend box office report with final studio estimates for the weekend tomorrow.