“Kung Fu Panda 3” Tops Box Office With $41 Million

By Staff  |  02/01/2016

Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3 kicked its way to the top of the box office this weekend, opening with $41 million.

The original opened to $60.2 million in 2008 and the sequel to $47.7 million in 2011.

Coming in second is The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and up for a number of high-profile Oscar nominations. It earned $12.4 million over the weekend, raising its domestic haul to more than $138.1 million to date.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens earns $10.7 million for third, while Ride Along 2 closes out the top 5 with $8.3 million.

The weekend's other new films includes Disney's Coast Guard adventure The Finest Hours, which debuted in fourth place with $10.3 million; and Marlon Wayans' comedy, Fifty Shades of Black, which opened in 9th place with just $6.1 million.

That's a wrap for this weekend. This upcoming week, look out for the release of the star-studded comedy Hail, Caesar!; the Lionsgate romance The Choice; and the Sony comedy, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

This weekend's top 10 is as follows:

1. "Kung Fu Panda 3," $41 million ($75.7 million international).
2. "The Revenant," $12.4 million ($24.3 million international).
3. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," $10.8 million ($12.6 million international).
4. "The Finest Hours," $10.3 million ($1.6 million international).
5. "Ride Along 2," $8.3 million ($5.1 million international).
6. "The Boy," $7.9 million ($3.5 million international).
7. "Dirty Grandpa," $7.6 million ($5.5 million international).
8. "The 5th Wave," $7 million ($13 million international).
9. "Fifty Shades of Black," $6.2 million ($200,000 international).
10. "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi," $6 million ($1.5 million international).