Bulgarian-Shot 'Expendables 2' Stays on Top of NA Box Office

Society » CULTURE | August 27, 2012, Monday // 13:10
Bulgaria: Bulgarian-Shot 'Expendables 2' Stays on Top of NA Box Office Actors Dolph Lundgren, Sylvester Stallone, Randy Couture, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Terry Crews, pose for pictures after a presentation of "The Expendables 2", at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego, California, USA, 12 June 2012. EPA/BGNES

"The Expendables 2", an action movie shot primarily in Bulgaria, held onto the top rung of the North American (US and Canadian) box office for a second weekend.

The movie, which starts old-school action heroes Sylvester Stallone, Jean Claude Van-Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Chuck Norris, among others, gathered USD 13.5 M a week after its debut.

The movie has pulled in a total of USD 52.3 M during two weekends in theaters.

"The Expendables 2" was released across Europe on August 16, 2012, followed by a North American release on August 17.

"The Bourne Legacy," landed in the second spot with USD 9.3 M at North American theaters during its third weekend. "ParaNorman" grabbed the third place with USD 8.6 M.

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