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Box Office results

Posted on August 12, 2012 at 7:13 pm by David "Snackbar" Edmundson

It was a solid start for The Bourne Legacy. The film starring Jeremy Renner earned over $40 million this weekend at the box office. The last Bourne film starring Matt Damon, The Bourne Ultimatum, grossed $69 million on it’s first week of release. That may seem like a big difference, but remember that was Damon’s third go around as the amnesic super soldier. The first Bourne movie, The Bourne Identity opened to $27 million and might be a more fair comparison. Either way I have no doubt that Renner and Co. will return for more hand to hand fisticuffs fun.

Opening in second place was the Will Farrell and Zach Galifanakis comedy The Campaign. The film opened right around where most experts thought it would, but was still lower than other summer Will Farrell offerings  Anchorman ($28.4 million), Step Brothers ($30.9 million), The Other Guys ($35.5 million) and Talladega Nights ($47 million).

The Dark Knight Rises continued its run with almost $20 million, and should pass the $400 million mark this week. Check out the top 10 below.

Title Weekend Total
1. The Bourne Legacy $40,266,000 $40.2
2. The Campaign $27,440,000 $27.4
3. The Dark Knight Rises $19,540,000 $390.1
4. Hope Springs $15,600,000 $20
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3 $8,200,000 $30.5
6. Total Recall $8,100,000 $44.1
7. Ice Age 4 $6,750,000 $144
8. Ted $3,290,000 $209.9
9. Step Up Revolution $2,850,000 $30.1
10. The Watch $2,200,000 $31.3


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    • @Goalieman)_PHL

      I saw Bourne Legacy on Saturday morning and I was disappointed. I wasn't sure what to expect but I felt the movie dragged on a bit and was weak in the story itself. I'm also used to more action in the Bourne series. C+ from me. Wait till video not work $10+ to see it in the theaters.

    • Mr. The Plague

      I enjoyed it. I liked how it took place the same time as part 3. I wasn't expecting it to end where it did. I thought it just stopped lol.

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