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'Expendables' repeats, Obama doc rises into top-10

The Associated Press, Monday, August 27, 2012, 1:20pm (PDT)

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "The Expendables 2" remained the No. 1 weekend movie with $13.4 million, while the Barack Obama documentary "2016: Obama's America" expanded nationwide and broke into the top-10 with $6.5 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. "The Expendables 2," Lionsgate, $13,423,579, 3,355 locations, $4,001 average, $52,237,523, two weeks.

2. "The Bourne Legacy," Universal, $9,336,005, 3,654 locations, $2,555 average, $85,522,220, three weeks.

3. "ParaNorman," Focus, $8,639,288, 3,455 locations, $2,501 average, $28,261,577, two weeks.

4. "The Campaign," Warner Bros., $7,472,397, 3,302 locations, $2,263 average, $64,575,569, three weeks.

5. "The Dark Knight Rises," Warner Bros., $7,222,317, 2,606 locations, $2,771 average, $422,255,218, six weeks.

6. "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," Disney, $7,122,552, 2,598 locations, $2,742 average, $27,077,042, two weeks.

7. "2016: Obama's America," Rocky Mountain Pictures, $6,509,433, 1,091 locations, $5,966 average, $9,347,309, seven weeks.

8. "Premium Rush," Sony, $6,030,164, 2,255 locations, $2,674 average, $6,030,164, one week.

9. "Hope Springs," Sony, $5,725,107, 2,402 locations, $2,383 average, $44,806,571, three weeks.

10. "Hit and Run," Open Road Films, $4,526,222, 2,870 locations, $1,577 average, $5,719,256, one week.

11. "Sparkle," Sony, $3,983,822, 2,244 locations, $1,775 average, $18,656,896, two weeks.

12. "The Apparition," Warner Bros., $2,841,488, 810 locations, $3,508 average, $2,841,488, one week.

13. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days," Fox, $2,245,917, 1,965 locations, $1,143 average, $42,883,517, four weeks.

14. "Total Recall," Sony, $1,760,436, 1,576 locations, $1,117 average, $55,173,773, four weeks.

15. "Ice Age: Continental Drift," Fox, $1,751,301, 1,550 locations, $1,130 average, $153,500,076, seven weeks.

16. "Ted," Universal, $947,430, 783 locations, $1,210 average, $214,762,805, nine weeks.

17. "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," Paramount, $605,801, 374 locations, $1,620 average, $213,689,062, 12 weeks.

18. "Brave," Disney, $516,772, 452 locations, $1,143 average, $230,089,038, 10 weeks.

19. "Step Up: Revolution," Lionsgate, $493,908, 428 locations, $1,154 average, $33,703,321, five weeks.

20. "The Amazing Spider Man," Sony, $491,890, 418 locations, $1,177 average, $258,355,827, eight weeks.

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http://www.hollywood.com

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

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