(NEW YORK) — Make it two in a row for The Expendables 2. Sylvester Stallone’s action flick was the box office champ for the second consecutive weekend, earning an estimated $13.5 million.
Of the new releases, the Joseph Gordon-Levitt thriller Premium Rush made the most money: $6.3 million. However, the anti-Obama documentary 2016: Obama’s America, which expanded into wide release, collected $6.2 million in less than half as many theaters.
The Dax Shepard-Kristen Bell comedy Hit and Run opened in 10th place, with $4.7 million, and the horror film The Apparition debuted in 12th place, with $3 million.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales:
1. The Expendables 2, $13.5 million
2. The Bourne Legacy, $9.3 million
3. ParaNorman, $8.5 million
4. The Campaign, $7.4 million
5. The Dark Knight Rises, $7.2 million
6. The Odd Life of Timothy Green, $7.1 million
7. Premium Rush, $6.3 million
8. 2016: Obama’s America, $6.2 million
9. Hope Springs, $6 million
10. Hit and Run, $4.7 million
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Sara Sidner and Jason Kravarik, CNN Newswire
Jim Bennett, Deseret News