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The Avengers sink Battleship in the U.S.

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May 20, 2012 | 2:15pm EDT

The all-star action movie, which is on course to become one of the top five highest-grossing films in history, has landed a third week atop the U.S. box office, with $55.1 million (£34 million) in ticket sales from Friday (18May12) to Sunday (20May12).

Battleship, starring Rihanna, Liam Neeson and Taylor Kitsch, opened with a disappointing $25.3 million (£15.8 million) to finish a distant second, according to Sunday estimates.

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