Box Office: 'madagascar 3' Blows By 'prometheus' With $60.3 Million

"Madagascar 3" overtook "Prometheus" quite easily to win the weekend crown with $60.3 million. After a fast Friday start, "Prometheus" ended up with just $50 million.

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