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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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