Men in Black 3 beats Avengers in box office

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Updated May 28, 2012

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).