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New 'Bourne' lands at No. 1 with $38.1M debut

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FILE - This publicity film image released by Universal Pictures shows Jeremy Renner, as Aaron Cross, in a scene from "The Bourne Legacy." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Mary Cybulski, File)
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FILE - This publicity film image released by Universal Pictures shows Jeremy Renner, as Aaron Cross, in a scene from "The Bourne Legacy." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Mary Cybulski, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Bourne Legacy" has unleashed a new box-office hero.

The film, with Jeremy Renner taking over from Matt Damon in the reborn franchise, opened as the No. 1 weekend draw with $38.1 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. "The Bourne Legacy," Universal, $38,142,825, 3,745 locations, $10,185 average, $38,142,825, one week.

2. "The Campaign," Warner Bros., $26,588,460, 3,205 locations, $8,296 average, $26,588,216, one week.

3. "The Dark Knight Rises," Warner Bros., $18,979,397, 3,690 locations, $5,143 average, $389,588,216, four weeks.

4. "Hope Springs," Sony, $14,650,121, 2,361 locations, $6,205 average, $19,103,178, one week.

5. "Total Recall," Sony, $8,013,040, 3,601 locations, $2,225 average, $44,101,432, two weeks.

6. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days," Fox, $8,002,133, 3,401 locations, $2,353 average, $30,356,174, two weeks.

7. "Ice Age: Continental Drift," Fox, $6,380,929, 3,103 locations, $2,056 average, $143,694,981, five weeks.

8. "Ted," Universal, $3,223,675, 2,208 locations, $1,460 average, $209,848,585, seven weeks.

9. "Step Up: Revolution," Lionsgate, $2,941,818, 1,898 locations, $1,550 average, $30,256,580, three weeks.

10. "The Watch," Fox, $2,221,451, 2,463 locations, $902 average, $31,396,079, three weeks.

11. "The Amazing Spider Man," Sony, $2,121,235, 1,585 locations, $1,338 average, $255,464,677, six weeks.

12. "Brave," Disney, $1,802,665, 1,259 locations, $1,432 average, $227,245,531, eight weeks.

13. "Nitro Circus: The Movie," Arc Entertainment, $1,183,701, 800 locations, $1,480 average, $2,166,159, one week.

14. "Beasts of the Southern Wild," Fox Searchlight, $722,883, 286 locations, $2,528 average, $7,160,156, seven weeks.

15. "Moonrise Kingdom," Focus Features, $614,394, 447 locations, $1,374 average, $42,074,792, 12 weeks.

16. "Men in Black 3," Sony, $508,001, 295 locations, $1,722 average, $177,549,434, 12 weeks.

17. "Ruby Sparks," Fox Searchlight, $443,102, 261 locations, $1,698 average, $1,240,600, three weeks.

18. "Magic Mike," Warner Bros., $422,331, 450 locations, $939 average, $112,238,949, seven weeks.

19. "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," Paramount, $421,435, 306 locations, $1,377 average, $211,686,199, 10 weeks.

20. "To Rome with Love," Sony Pictures Classics, $418,752, 264 locations, $1,586 average, $15,089,051, eight weeks.

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

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