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'Expendables 2' could be No. 1 again on slow box office weekend

With the end of summer rapidly approaching, it seems there aren't many people who want to spend their final no school or work days at the movie theater.

The four new pictures hitting multiplexes this weekend aren't generating much interest among potential audiences. As a result, last weekend's No. 1 film "The Expendables 2" is expected to top the box office yet again, collecting at least $10 million more after its $28.6-million debut.

Of the new offerings, the action chase film "Premium Rush" may fare best. The film, which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a New York City bicycle messenger being pursued by a crooked cop, will likely take...