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“What’s happening is that people are really hungry for new information about Obama. There really is this sense that he remains an elusive figure,” D’Souza said. “Then there’s a second sense that the American dream is in the balance, the American dream is at stake, and that gives people a sense of anxiety about where the country is going.”

Released by Lionsgate, “The Expendables 2” raised its domestic total to $52.3 million after two weekends.

In limited release, IFC Films’ “Sleepwalk with Me” had a huge debut with $77,400 in a single New York City theater. Produced and co-written by Ira Glass of National Public Radio’s “This American Life,” “Sleepwalk with Me” stars writer-director Mike Birbiglia in a semi-autobiographical story of a stand-up comic struggling with career and romance, along with bad bouts of sleepwalking.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Where available, latest international numbers are also included. Final domestic figures will be released Monday.

1. “The Expendables 2,” $13.5 million ($18.5 million international).

2. “The Bourne Legacy,” $9.3 million ($9.4 million international).

3. “ParaNorman,” $8.5 million.

4. “The Campaign,” $7.4 million.

5. “The Dark Knight Rises,” $7.2 million ($15.3 million international).

6. “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” $7.1 million.

7. “Premium Rush,” $6.3 million.

8. “2016: Obama’s America,” $6.2 million.

9. “Hope Springs,” $6 million.

10. “Hit & Run,” $4.7 million.


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