‘The Expendables 2’ holds on to top of US box office

The Expendables 2 has remained top of the US box office for a second week.

The action blockbuster starring Sylvester Stallone took in a further $13.5 million in its second weekend at cinemas.

It held off the challenge from The Bourne Legacy, which amassed takings of $9.3m.

ParaNorman held steady at three, followed by The Campaign at four. The Dark Knight Rises climbed back one place into the top five.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green climbed one spot to six, while Premium Rush was the highest new entry at seven, with takings of $6.3m.

Anti-Barack Obama documentary 2016: Obama’s America climbed five places into the top ten at eight with a gross of $6.23m.

Hope Springs fell a place to nine, while Dax Shephard comedy Hit and Run entered at ten with $4.67m.

The US box office top ten:
(1) The Expendables 2 – $13.5 million
2. (2) The Bourne Legacy – $9.3 million
3. (3) ParaNorman – $8.54 million
4. (4) The Campaign – $7.44 million
5. (6) The Dark Knight Rises – $7.15 million
6. (7) The Odd Life of Timothy Green – $7.12 million
7. (-) Premium Rush – $6.3 million
8. (13) 2016: Obama’s America – $6.23 million
9. (8) Hope Springs – $6 million
10. (-) Hit and Run – $4.67 million