Expendables 2 continues to dominate

2012-08-27 09:49
Los Angeles -  The sequal Expendables 2, dominated US and Canadian box offices for a second time, beating a weak slate of new films during a slow late-summer weekend.

Distributor of the film, Lions Gate Entertainment said that the film starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and other big names, took in $13.5m. The movie's two-week domestic total has reached $52.3m.

Another action sequel, The Bourne Legacy has landed in the No 2 spot with $9.3m. The movie stars Jeremy Renner in a reboot of a spy franchise that previously featured Matt Damon.

In third place, the family film ParaNorman pulled in $8.5m. The film tells the story of a boy who helps save his town from a zombie invasion.

Universal Studios, a unit of Comcast Corp, released Bourne Legacy, and the studio's Focus Features distributed ParaNorman.


  • christo.crous - 2012-08-27 09:59

    What a crappy movie.. lots explosions and gunfire yes, but corny one liners by actors who are..well..old and not so entertaining anymore.. I was also one of the people who couldn't wait for this release, but really.. I wish they killed the script writer at the end of the movie..

      fdalana - 2012-08-27 11:32

      lining up those guys on one screenplay was enough to convince some of us to go and watch the movie.

  • bmaestro - 2012-08-27 10:57

    star studded movie the expandables two....!!!!!must watch!!!

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