Expendables 2 Crushes New Releases at Box Office

Entertainment Aug. 26, 2012 AT 7:30PM
Expendables 2 Crushes New Releases at Box Office Credit: Frank Masi/Lionsgate

Box office bombs.

With summer winding down, there wasn't a lot of action at the box office over the weekend. After ten days at the box office, The Expendables 2 topped the chart again with $13.5 million. Jeremy Renner's The Bourne Legacy came in second with $9.3 million in its third weekend at the box office.

PHOTOS: Best and worst movie remakes

This weekend's new releases landed near the bottom of the chart. Joseph Gordon Levitt's Premium Rush earned $6.3 million, which put it in seventh place. Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard and Bradley Cooper came in tenth place with $4.7 million, and Twilight's Ashley Greene and Harry Potter's Tom Felton earned 12th place for The Apparition with $3 million.

PHOTOS: Stars' big breaks

The conservative documentary 2016: Obama's America went wide this weekend and grossed $6.2 million. The anti-President Barack Obama film is now the highest grossing conservative documentary ever after earning $9.1 million over seven weekends, Entertainment Weekly reports.

PHOTOS: Stars' supernatural movie and TV pasts

Here is the top 10 movies at the box office this weekend:

Sylvester Stallone's The Expendables 2 ($13.5 million), Jeremy Renner's The Bourne Legacy ($9.3 million), Anna Kendrick's ParaNorman ($8.5 million), Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis' The Campaign ($7.4 million), Christian Bale's The Dark Knight Rises ($7.2 million), Jennifer Garner's The Odd Life of Timothy Green ($7.1 million), Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Premium Rush ($6.3 million), 2016: Obama's America ($6.2 million), Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones' Hope Springs ($6 million) and Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard and Bradley Cooper's Hit and Run ($4.7 million).

Tell Us: Which movie did you see this weekend?

How we use your email

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Us Weekly and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

comments powered by Disqus