New Bourne movie tops US box office

Despite the absence of actor Matt Damon, the new Bourne movie has done well in its opening weekend. 'The Campaign' came second.

13th August, 2012
Jeremy Renner in The Bourne Legacy, which topped the US box office

“The Bourne Legacy,” Universal Pictures’ reboot of the “Bourne” action-film series, led the US and Canadian box office in its opening weekend with sales of $40.3 million.

“The Campaign,” an R-rated election-themed comedy from Warner Brothers, took in $27.4 million to place second in its debut, according to Box-Office.

The fourth movie in the Bourne saga begins a new storyline without the namesake character of the first three...

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