After a couple of underperforming weekends at the box office, The Bourne Legacy [BORN4] met expectation with an estimated $40.3 million to dethrone The Dark Knight Rises [BATM3] for first place. The spin-off sequel brought back older fans of the spy franchise with 70% of the audience over the age of 30.
The Campaign [CMPGN] took in $27.4 million to debut in second place. The political comedy attracted a crowd that was64% over the age of 25.
After three weeks at the top, The Dark Knight Rises finished third with $19.5 million, bringing its total to $390.1 million.
Hope Springs [GHSPR] opened fourth with $15.6 million over the weekend and $20.0 million since opening on Wednesday. As expected, the relationship comedy drew predominantly older women, which should provide the film with good legs.
Between the two sophomore films, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days [WIMP3] declined 44% to $8.2 million while Total Recall [RECAL] tumbled 68% to $8.1 million.
|1||THE BOURNE LEGACY||$40,265,000||$40,265,000|
|3||THE DARK KNIGHT RISES||$19,540,000||$390,149,000|
|5||DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS||$8,200,000||$30,554,000|
|7||ICE AGE: CONTINTENTAL DRIFT||$6,750,000||$144,064,000|
|9||STEP UP: REVOLUTION||$2,850,000||$30,165,000|
|10||THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN||$2,200,000||$255,543,000|
|13||NITRO CIRCUS THE MOVIE 3D||$1,168,000||$2,151,000|
|14||BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD||$735,000||$7,172,000|
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