"MIB3" clears $203.2 million worldwide but underperforms in North America with $70 million; horror pic "Chernobyl Diary" also tepid with $9.3 million; Wes Anderson's specialty release "Moonrise" posts the highest per-location average of all time for a live-action film.
But to come out ahead, Sony's 3D tentpole will need plenty of kids and families to turn out over the long Memorial Day weekend; horror pic "Chernobyl Diaries" opens in the No. 4 spot with $3.5 milllion, Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" soars at the specialty box office.Read more
The Will Smith tentpole is expected to win domestically with $80 million-$90 million; Wes Anderson's Cannes entry "Moonrise Kingdom" opens at the specialty box office, and Paul McCartney short "Blue Valentine" debuts before "The Intouchables."Read more
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