Snow White and the Huntsman didn't exactly receive a fairy tale debut at the box office, but the latest cinematic retelling didn't come up short either. Earning over $56 million it easily took first place, but needs at least one more solid weekend to push into profitability against its weighty $170 million budget.

Meanwhile The Avengers hit two more major mile markers this weekend. With $552 million in domestic sales it surpassed The Dark Knight to become the third all-time highest grossing film. As well, with over $1.3 billion in sales world-wide it also pushed into the number three spot on that chart.

It has a long way to go and a very slim chance of topping the number two movie on both charts. Titanic holds a firm grip on its position with $658 million domestic and over $2.1 billion world-wide.

Under-marketed and critically panned, obscure history flick For Greater Glory opened in small release but managed the tenth place spot with $1.8 million.

For the full weekend top ten, check out the chart below:

1.
Snow White and the Huntsman * $56,255,000 Total: $56,255,000 LW: N WR: 1
THTRS: 3,773
2.
MIB 3 $29,300,000 Total: $112,300,000 LW: 1 WR: 2
THTRS: 4,248
3.
Marvel's The Avengers $20,273,000 Total: $552,737,000 LW: 2 WR: 5
THTRS: 3,670
4.
Battleship $4,810,000 Total: $55,123,000 LW: 3 WR: 3
THTRS: 3,144
5.
The Dictator $4,725,000 Total: $50,835,000 LW: 4 WR: 3
THTRS: 2,649
6.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel $4,600,000 Total: $25,497,000 LW: 8 WR: 5
THTRS: 1,294
7.
What to Expect When You're Expecting $4,430,000 Total: $30,723,000 LW: 7 WR: 3
THTRS: 2,907
8.
Dark Shadows $3,860,000 Total: $70,834,000 LW: 6 WR: 4
THTRS: 3,002
9.
Chernobyl Diaries $3,045,000 Total: $14,416,000 LW: 5 WR: 2
THTRS: 2,433
10.
For Greater Glory * $1,800,000 Total: $1,800,000 LW: N WR: 1
THTRS: 757

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