The suits have been able to knock off the superheroes at the box office, Men in Black debuted as No.1 over the weekend with $55 million from Friday to Sunday.
That leaves Avengers into second place after three blockbuster weekends on top for the superhero sensation.
“The Avengers” took in $37 million over three days to push its total to $514 million and become the fourth movie ever to top half a billion dollars.
The original “Men in Black” debuted in 1997 and “Men in Black II” premiered in 2002.
“Men in Black 3” reunites Smith’s Agent J and Jones’ Agent K as they battle a new alien menace that travels four decades back in time to do away with the younger Agent K (Josh Brolin).