This film image released by Lionsgate shows, from left, Yu Nan, Terry Crews, Sylvester Stallone, Randy Couture and Dolph Lundgren in a scene from "The Expendables 2." (Frank Masi | AP)

Other notable opening weekend tallies include the animated “ParaNorman,” and “Sparkle,” a Motown tale in which the late Whitney Houston plays the mother of an aspiring singer (more on that over at Celebritology).

Here are the numbers for the weekend box office:

1. “The Expendables 2, “$28.8 million

2. “The Bourne Legacy,” $17 million

3. “ParaNorman,” $14 million

4. “The Campaign,” $13.4 million

5. “Sparkle,” $12 million

6. “The Dark Knight Rises,” $11.1 million

7. “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” $10.9 million

8. “Hope Springs,” $9.1 million

9. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days,” $3.9 million

10. “Total Recall,” $3.5 million