Jeremy Renner starrer The Bourne Legacy topped the box office charts this weekend with $40.2 million from 3,745 theaters, averaging $10,752. The Universal Pictures release helmed by Tony Gilroy is now the third biggest debuter in the Bourne franchise. Cast also includes Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Joan Allen, Albert Finney, Scott Glenn and David Strathairn The Campaign opened in second place with $27.4 million.
Weekend Daily Breakdown for The Bourne Legacy:
- Friday: $14 million.
- Saturday: $14.8 million.
- Sunday: $11.5 million.
The Bourne Franchise - Weekend Debut Totals:
- The Bourne Identity: $27.1 million debut, $121.6 million total. Opened on June 14, 2002.
- The Bourne Supremacy: Opened on July 23rd, 2004 with $52.5 million before ending off with over $176.2 million.
- The Bourne Ultimatum totaled a hefty $227.4 million domestically after its weekend of $69.2 million back on August 3rd, 2007.
The Campaign opened in second place with $27.4 million, making the Warner Bros. Pictures' release's average $8,562 from 3,690 theaters. Jay Roach helms the Will Ferrell and Zach Galifanakis starrer helmed by Jay Roach.
Weekend Daily Breakdown for The Campaign:
- Friday: $10.2 million.
- Saturday: $9.5 million.
- Sunday: $7.6 million.
The Dark Knight Rises finally relinguished first place with $19.5 million pulled in on its fourth weekend at the box office. Pic's domestic total now closes in on $400 million with $390.1 million earned thus far.
Wednesday opener Hope Springs helmed by David Frankel and starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell and Elisabeth Shue, stayed on four fourth place with around $15.6 million. Sony's romantic comedy averaged $6,607 from 2,361 theaters.
The top five list is bottomed by Fox's Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days with $8.2 million pulled in from 3,401 theaters in its second weekend at play. Total N. American cume is over $30.5 million.
Note: Sony's Total Recall reboot is destined to rapidly fall of the charts with a huge 68% change in its sophomore weekend run, grossing just $8.1 million. The Len Wiseman film starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston and Bill Nighy has earned $44.1 million domestically.
Year-to-date revenue is at $7.02 billion vs. 2011's $6.77 billion, up by 3.55% while attendance is now up by 2.39% only, and quickly moving to a decline point. This is now the third down weekend in a row.