Box Office: "Snow White and the Huntsman" is The Fairest of Them All

Posted Saturday June 2, 2012 7:57 PM GMT

Debuting in theaters with more prowess than anticipated, "Snow White and the Huntsman" has opened up atop the movie world to begin the weekend on June 1-3, 2012.

The Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron helmed spin on the classic fairy tale conjured up a solid $20.3 million opening day followed up with a $21.3 million second day while predicted to close out its inaugural weekend of release with a total of $56.1 million.

Slipping to the runner-up slot after holding the pinnacle position last time around is "Men In Black III", as the Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones starring sequel to the popular Sci-Fi franchise nabbed $8.1 million on Friday and $12 million on Saturday while estimated to cap off its sophomore weekend at the $28 million mark.

Rounding out the top five at the box office in estimated totals are the Joss Whedon directed superhero blockbuster "The Avengers" starring Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth ($19.8 million), followed by the Alexander Skarsgard, Rihanna, Taylor Kitsch and Brooklyn Decker fronted Hasbro game based caper "Battleship" ($4.7 million) and Sacha Baron Cohen's comedy "The Dictator" ($4.6 million).

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