The Avengers faced its toughest round of competition this week as the Transformers-esque Battleship stormed its way into theaters alongside two comedies, The Dictator and What to Expect When You’re Expecting.
And, as expected (?), The Avengers beat all three of these flicks to remain at the top of the box office, scoring $55 million to Battleship’s $25.4 million.
Meanwhile, The Dictator ($17.4 million) and What to Expect ($10.5 million) finished third and fifth, respectively. Not a great start for Battleship, but keep in mind the flick has already grossed $200 million worldwide, adding to the film’s total and technically making it a worldwide success.
Sacha Baron Cohen’s return to the big screen wasn’t as successful either, perhaps signaling a new...
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