Joseph Gordon-Levitt action thriller Premium Rush opened in the 7th spot with a muted $6.3 million and indie comedy Hit & Run, starring Kristen Bell and Bradley Cooper, debuted in the 10th place with a disappointing $4.7 million.
The top ranks of the box office were dominated by Holdovers, such as The Expendables 2, which held to its number 1 in the US and overseas with $13 million and over $15.3 million (final tally is yet to be released) respectively. The action sequel features veteran auctioneers such as Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Bruce Willis, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Another action sequel, The Bourne Legacy, starring Jeremy Renner and Rachel Weisz, followed in the second spot in the US box office with a cume of $9.3 million. The film ranked no. 7 overseas with $9.4 million.
The third place in the US was claimed by Stop-motion comedy ParaNorman, which earned $8.5 million, followed by Will Ferrell political comedy The Campaign, which drew $7.4 million.
Still strong in the game, The Dark Knight Rises conquered the fifth spot in the US with $7.2 million and the second spot overseas, where it surpassed the $500 million gross mark ($519 million).
Pixar animation Brave claimed the 3rd spot overseas with $14.6 million followed by Colin Farrell remake Total Recall, which generated $13.8 million.