Weekend Box Office: Bourneless Bourne Bests Batman

Super-spies and mad-capped politicians ended Batman’s number one run that has lasted since the movie’s debut in July. The Bourne Legacy, which is the latest Bourne movie and first one to not include Matt Damon, took the top of the list with an estimated $40.2 million in it’s opening weekend while Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis’ political comedy, The Campaign debuted at number two on the list with $27.2 million. These two new movies pushed The Dark Knight rises down to number three, where is was followed by the week’s other new release, Hope Springs, in fourth with $15.6 million.

At the other end of the list, The Watch (in it’s third week) tied The Amazing Spider-Man (in it’s 6th week) with both movies bringing in $2.2 million.

Here is the Top 10 for the weekend of August 10 – 12, 2012:

1. The Bourne Legacy ($40,265,000)
2. The Campaign ($27,440,000)
3. The Dark Knight Rises ($19,540,000)
4. Hope Springs ($15,600,000)
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days ($8,200,000)
6. Total Recall ($8,100,000)
7. Ice Age: Continental Drift ($6,750,000)
8. Ted ($3,290,000)
9. Step Up Revolution ($2,850,000)
10. The Watch ($2,200,000)
10. The Amazing Spider-Man ($2,200,000)

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