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“Jason Bourne” Easily Wins Weekend Box Office, “Star Trek Beyond” Edges “Bad Moms” For #2, “Nerve” #8

Jason Bourne [Official Universal Production Photo]

“Jason Bourne,” which dominated the Friday box office, held its lead through the Sunday. It easily ranks as the weekend’s #1 film in the US.

“Star Trek Beyond,” meanwhile, appears to have overtaken “Bad Moms” for #2.

Per studio estimates, “Jason Bourne” earned $60 million. The gross marks the second-best opening for a “Bourne” franchise film; only 2007’s “The Bourne Ultimatum” ($69.3 million) had a hotter start.

“Star Trek Beyond” is set to earn $24.0 million through the close of weekend tracking. That should give it the edge over “Bad Moms,” which is expected to post an opening weekend total of $23.4 million.

“Star Trek Beyond” did not overperform — its 59.5% weekend-to-weekend drop is nothing about which to write home — but “Bad Moms” landed on the low-end of post-Friday night projections.

Down two places, “The Secret Life Of Pets” takes #4 with $18.2 million, while “Lights Out” drops from #3 to #5 on the strength of $10.8 million in second weekend receipts.

New release “Nerve” debuts at #8; it will post an opening weekend gross of about $9.0 million.

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Written by Dolph Malone

Dolph Malone is a senior editor for Headline Planet and a key contributor to the music and television sectors of the publication.

An avid pop culture spectator, Dolph also helms Headline Planet's social media reporting. He, specifically, covers entertainment stories that are breaking in the key social networks.

Contact Dolph at dolph.malone[at]headlineplanet.com.

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