- Associated Press - Monday, August 23, 2010

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sylvester Stallone’s action tale “The Expendables” led the box-office for a second-straight weekend with $17 million.

A rush of newcomers had so-so debuts, led by the “Twilight” spoof “Vampires Suck,” which opened at No. 2 with $12.2 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,” Lionsgate, $16,968,032, 3,270 locations, $5,189 average, $65,357,117, two weeks.

2. “Vampires Suck,” Fox, $12,202,831, 3,233 locations, $3,774 average, $18,566,733, one week.

3. “Eat Pray Love,” Sony, $12,111,162, 3,082 locations, $3,930 average, $47,214,078, two weeks.

4. “Lottery Ticket,” Warner Bros., $10,652,297, 1,973 locations, $5,399 average, $10,652,297, one week.

5. “The Other Guys,” Sony, $10,163,337, 3,472 locations, $2,927 average, $88,253,482, three weeks.

6. “Piranha 3D,” Weinstein Co., $10,106,872, 2,470 locations, $4,092 average, $10,106,872, one week.

7. “The Switch,” Miramax, $8,436,713, 2,012 locations, $4,193 average, $8,436,713, one week.

8. “Nanny McPhee Returns,” Universal, $8,407,685, 2,784 locations, $3,020 average, $8,407,685, one week.

9. “Inception,” Warner Bros., $7,838,179, 2,401 locations, $3,265 average, $262,031,594, six weeks.

10. “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” Universal, $5,201,970, 2,820 locations, $1,845 average, $20,898,255, two weeks.

11. “Despicable Me,” Universal, $4,662,065, 2,236 locations, $2,085 average, $231,056,990, seven weeks.

12. “Dinner For Schmucks,” Paramount, $3,520,805, 2,149 locations, $1,638 average, $65,800,919, four weeks.

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