- Associated Press - Monday, August 20, 2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sylvester Stallone’s action-hero roundup “The Expendables 2” grabbed the top spot at the weekend box office with a $28.6 million debut.

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, $28,591,370, 3,316 locations, $8,622 average, $28,591,370, one week.

2. “The Bourne Legacy,” Universal, $17,057,385, 3,753 locations, $4,545 average, $69,618,465, two weeks.

3. “ParaNorman,” Focus, $14,087,050, 3,429 locations, $4,108 average, $14,087,050, one week.

4. “The Campaign,” Warner Bros., $13,127,289, 3,255 locations, $4,033 average, $51,435,826, two weeks.

5. “Sparkle,” Sony, $11,643,342, 2,244 locations, $5,189 average, $11,643,342, one week.

6. “The Dark Knight Rises,” Warner Bros., $11,011,349, 3,157 locations, $3,488 average, $409,787,260, five weeks.

7. “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” Disney, $10,822,903, 2,598 locations, $4,166 average, $15,100,918, one week.

8. “Hope Springs,” Sony, $9,111,529, 2,361 locations, $3,859 average, $35,063,321, two weeks.

9. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days,” Fox, $3,834,737, 2,737 locations, $1,401 average, $38,747,058, three weeks.

10. “Total Recall,” Sony, $3,472,829, 2,434 locations, $1,427 average, $51,755,272, three weeks.

11. “Ice Age: Continental Drift,” Fox, $3,005,507, 2,274 locations, $1,322 average, $150,191,923, six weeks.

12. “Ted,” Universal, $1,543,080, 1,169 locations, $1,320 average, $213,064,385, eight weeks.

13. “2016 Obama’s America,” Rocky Mountain Pictures, $1,244,698, 169 locations, $7,365 average, $2,062,200, six weeks.

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