'Bourne Legacy' No. 1 on Friday with $14 Mil, 'Campaign' Scores $10.3 Mil

::::Universal lowers its weekend projection for
"The Bourne Legacy" after latenight traffic
comes to a standstill, a common
phenomenon since the July 20 Aurora theater
Universal's The Bourne Legacy is safely in the No. 1
position at the domestic box office, opening to $14
million on Friday for a weekend debut in the $41
million range.
Bourne Legacy is a key test for the studio as it tries
to reboot one of its marquee franchises
without Matt Damon. This go around, Jeremy
Renner is the leading man
Directed by Tony Gilroy -- he wrote the first
three Bourne films -- Bourne Legacy received a B
Earlier on Friday, Universal was projecting a
weekend opening in the $45 million range. But
sluggish latenight traffic, a common occurence
since the July 20 Aurora theater showing, dimmed
those changes.
Warner Bros.' topical R-rated comedy The
Campaign opened No. 2 on Friday, grossing a
better-than-expected $10.3 million. Starring Will
Farrell and Zack Galifianakis as rival
congressional candidates, the raunchy pic should
gross between $28 million and $30 million for the
Campaign, directed by Jay Roach, received a B-
The Dark Knight Rises fell to No. 3 on Friday with
$5.6 million after dominating the box office for
three consecutive weekends.
Sony's new adult dramedy Hope Springs,
starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee
Jones and Steve Carell, came in No. 4, grossing
$4.7 million. The David Frankel-directed film
opened Wednesday and is anticipating a five-day
debut in the $18 million to $20 million range.

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