Weekend box office: ‘Jason Bourne’ warps past ‘Star Trek’ to become No. 1

HOLLYWOOD, August 1, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — “Jason Bourne,” the fifth film in the ‘Bourne’ franchise, opened to an estimated $60 million total in the U.S., surpassing “Star Trek Beyond” for first place.

The new film, starring Matt Damon in his fourth appearance as Jason Bourne, took in an additional $50.0 million overseas, earning the film an estimated $110 million worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo.

Dropping to second place is the third film in the rebooted “Star Trek” franchise starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana.

The film, in its second week in release, took in an estimated $24 million and has a domestic total of $105.7 million and a global take of $160.5 million.

“Bad Moms,” starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Christina Applegate, debuted in third place with an estimated total of $23.4 million to a mostly female audience. The irreverent comedy under performed as studio expectations were predicting $30 million for its opening weekend.

“The Secret Life of Pets” held its fourth place position taking in an estimated 18.2 million domestically. The animated film, starring the voices of Louis C.K., Lake Bell and Eric Stonestreet, has earned $296.4 million domestically and a worldwide tally of $395.1 million in its four-weeks in release.

“Lights Out” drops from third place last week to fifth place over the weekend, earning a total of $10.8 million. The horror film starring Teresa Palmer and Maria Bello has a U.S. total of $42.8 million with an international box office of $63.6 million.


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