Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Tops Weekend Box Office

Entertainment Jun. 10, 2012 AT 7:19PM
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Credit: Dreamworkds

Parents in search of a family-friendly weekend activity found it in Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.

The animated tale -- which features the voices of Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith and David Schwimmer -- raked in an estimated $60 million this weekend, putting it well ahead of the weekend's second place earner, Prometheus.

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The R-rated, sci-fi thriller starring Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender and Idris Elba brought in $50 million during its opening weekend.

Theron's other big blockbuster, Snow White and the Huntsman (which also stars Kristen Stewart), made a solid showing in its second weekend on big screens, coming in third with $23 million in earnings.

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Rounding out the weekend's top five films were Men in Black, which placed fourth with $13.5 million, and The Avengers, which brought in $10.8 million.

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