'Knight' again king of U.S. box office

Aug. 5, 2012 at 12:59 PM

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- "The Dark Knight Rises" reigned atop the U.S. box office for a third straight weekend, hauling in $36.44 million.

The film stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Anne Hathaway, among others.

"Total Recall (2012)," starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel, raked in $26 million for second place.

All studio estimates of U.S. gross box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.

"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days" was third with $14.7 million; "Ice Age: Continental Drift" fourth with $8.4 million; "The Watch" fifth with $6.35 million; "Ted" sixth with $5.479 million; "Step Up Revolution" seventh with $5.3 million; "The Amazing Spider-Man" eighth with $4.3 million; and "Brave" ninth with $2.89 million.

"Magic Mike" rounded out the top 10 with $1.38 million.

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