according to Box Office Mojo.
Bringing its total worldwide lifetime gross to $277,451,000, Madagascar 3 demolished its live-action competition. It earned more than the No. 3 and No. 4 movies (both in their first week, and starring Cruise and Sandler, respectively) combined.
Although it's not an instant classic, I'm glad to see Europe's Most Wanted do well, since it's one of DreamWorks better efforts and a fun experience on the big screen overall. But it's only a matter of days until it inevitably surrenders to Pixar's bow-wielding princess.