- Associated Press - Monday, June 4, 2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) - “Snow White & the Huntsman” was no sleeper at the box office this weekend. The action romp inspired by the fairy tale debuted at No. 1 with $56.2 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. “Snow White & the Huntsman,” Universal, $56,217,700, 3,773 locations, $14,900 average, $56,217,700, one week.

2. “Men in Black 3,” Sony, $28,075,210, 4,248 locations, $6,609 average, $111,078,763, two weeks.


3. “The Avengers,” Disney, $20,486,418, 3,670 locations, $5,582 average, $552,950,398, five weeks.

4. “Battleship,” Universal, $5,092,295, 3,144 locations, $1,620 average, $55,405,145, three weeks.

5. “The Dictator,” Paramount, $4,702,004, 2,649 locations, $1,775 average, $50,812,364, three weeks.

6. “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” Fox Searchlight, $4,483,083, 1,294 locations, $3,465 average, $23,379,688, five weeks.

7. “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” Lionsgate, $4,408,741, 2,907 locations, $1,517 average, $30,702,100, three weeks.

8. “Dark Shadows,” Warner Bros., $3,703,205, 3,002 locations, $1,234 average, $70,677,046, four weeks.

9. “Chernobyl Diaries,” Warner Bros., $3,127,107, 2,433 locations, $1,285 average, $14,498,221, two weeks.

10. “For Greater Glory,” ARC Entertainment, $1,885,608, 757 locations, $2,491 average, $1,885,608, one week.

11. “The Hunger Games,” Lionsgate, $1,567,186, 1,099 locations, $1,426 average, $398,340,934, 11 weeks.

12. “Bernie,” Millennium Entertainment, $897,717, 302 locations, $2,973 average, $3,650,696, six weeks.

13. “Moonrise Kingdom,” Focus Features, $876,881, 16 locations, $54,805 average, $1,737,093, two weeks.

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