The latest film in the Bourne series has topped the US box office after taking $60 million on its opening weekend.

Jason Bourne, which sees Matt Damon return to the lead role, is the fifth instalment of the franchise.

Last week’s number one – Star Trek Beyond – dropped a place after taking a further $24 million over the weekend.

Bad Moms, a comedy starring Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell, took $23.4 million to debut at number three.

The Secret Life of Pets dropped to number four with takings of $18.2 million.