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'Madagascar 3' tops box office; 'Rock of Ages,' Sandler's 'That's My Boy' bomb

Still from the 2012 animated movie, 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.' (Courtesy of DreamWorks Animation)

June 17, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Alex the Lion and the rest of the "Madagascar" gang reigned at the box office this Father's Day weekend.

The animated "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" held on to the top spot with $35.5 million.

The "Alien" prequel "Prometheus" clenched second place, earning $20.2 million.

The star-studded musical "Rock of Ages," starring Tom Cruise and Alec Baldwin, flopped at No. 3 with $15.1 million.

"Snow White & the Huntsman" was fourth with $13.8 million.

Adam Sandler's "That's My Boy" also bombed with $13 million, falling into 5th place.

The top 10 films of the weekend were:


1. "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," $35.5 million ($53 million international).

2. "Prometheus," $20.2 million ($25.5 million international).

3. "Rock of Ages," $15.1 million ($4.1 million international).

4. "Snow White & the Huntsman," $13.8 million ($31.2 million international).

5. "That's My Boy," $13 million ($1.4 million international).

6. "Men in Black 3," $10 million ($19.7 million international).

7. "The Avengers," $8.8 million ($3.9 million international).

8. "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," $2.2 million ($160,000 international).

9. "Moonrise Kingdom," $2.18 million ($700,000 international).

10. "What to Expect When You're Expecting," $1.3 million ($1.5 million international).

The Associated Press contributed to this report.