Arnold Schwarzenegger's Sabotage disappoints at US box office

Sabotage continues a disappointing run of box-office performances in Arnold Schwarzenegger's comebacks, after The Last Stand and Escape Plan previously failed to do big numbers.

Since stepping down from political office, Schwarzenegger has shared success in The Expendables films (the third of which arrives summer 2014), but none of the films that he have led have had the same impact.

According to The Wrap , Sabotage 's $5.2m weekend take marks the lowest of his career ( Escape Plan fared better with $9.2m, The Last Stand opened with $6.2m).

It'll leave the Austrian Oak hoping that Terminator: Genesis (out 2015) hits big. He still has plenty on his slate though: as well as the aforementioned Expendables 3 , he'll be seen in zombie drama Maggie , and he has also teased sequels to Twins and Conan .

Sabotage opens in the UK on 7 May 2014, with The Expendables 3 following on 15 August 2014. Terminator: Genesis opens on 26 June 2015.

Matt Maytum
Deputy Editor, Total Film

I'm the Deputy Editor at Total Film magazine, looking after the long-form features there, and generally obsessing over all things Nolan, Kubrick and Pixar. Over the past decade I've worked in various roles for TF online and in print, including at GamesRadar+, and you can often hear me nattering on the Inside Total Film podcast. Bucket-list-ticking career highlights have included reporting from the set of Tenet and Avengers: Infinity War, as well as covering Comic-Con, TIFF and the Sundance Film Festival.