Dark Knight Falls, Toppled By Bourne

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After three weeks at the top of the box office, The Dark Knight Rises fell to third place over the weekend, brought down by two newcomers that performed in line with most analysts' forecasts. Universal's The Bourne Legacy , starring Jeremy Renner, opened with an estimated $40.3 million to become the new box-office champ, while Warner Bros.' The Campaign, starring Will Farrell and Zack Galifianakis, turned out to be a solid runner-up with $27.4 million. The Dark Knight Rises , however, performed well below expectations, winding up with around $19 million. Coming in fourth was Sony's romcom for seniors, Hope Springs , starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones, which grossed $15.6 million over the weekend and nearly $5 million more on Wednesday and Thursday. Rounding out the top five was Diary of a Wimpy Kid with about $8.2 million. Meanwhile, last weekend's No. 2 film, Sony's Total Recall , plunged more than 68 percent to sixth place with $8.1 million, a strong indication that, unless it is saved by overseas ticket sales, the studio will be unable to recoup its $125-million cost.

The top ten films for the weekend, according to studio estimates compiled by Box Office Mojo 1. The Bourne Legacy , $40.3 million; 2. The Campaign , $27.4 million; 3. The Dark Knight Rises , $19.5 million; 4. Hope Springs , $15.6 million; 5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days, $8.2 million; 6. Total Recall , $8.1 million; 7. Ice Age Continental Drift, $6.8 million; 8. Ted , $3.3 million; 9. Step Up Revolution , $2.9 million; 10. The Amazing Spider-Man , $2.2 million.

13/08/2012


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Tags: The Dark Knight - Hope Springs - Jeremy Renner - Meryl Streep - Spider Man - Tommy Lee Jones - Will Ferrell

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