In 1997, the first Men In Black debuted at $51 million in North America and made $589 million worldwide. Then in 2002, the sequel collected $52 million on opening and took in a total close to $442 million. This third installment of Men could even seize up to $90 million, claim some industry sources.
With The Avengers the No. 5 film of all time, and Disney's biggest ever grossing movie, holding at No. 1 for a month is a strong performance before its reign draws to an end.
Men In Black III seeks to attract a new generation of fans to this story of stylish battles with extraterrestrials. This go-round involves time-travel back to 1969 to stop Boris, an alien criminal who's intent on assassinating Agent K.
Agent J (Smith) has only 24 hours to save the younger Agent K, played by Josh Brolin (True Grit), who does a perfect deadpan version of Tommy Lee Jones -- or he will be stuck in the past. Also starring Emma Thompson (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2) as Agent O.