FEBRUARY 8 UPDATE: DreamWorks Animation’s latest tentpole held on to top spot as a trio of new openers arrived with a whimper including Berlinale opener Hail, Caesar! from the Coen Bros.
Kung Fu Panda 3 added a confirmed $21.2m to reach $69.3m after two sessions and is on a roll internationally where it has soared to $129.1m and crossed $100m in China. The film will pass $200m worldwide on Monday.
Hail, Caesar! starring George Clooney arrived at number two on a lacklustre $11.4m from 2,232 theatres.
Nicholas Sparks romance The Choice opened at number five via Lionsgate on $6.1m from 2,631 while Pride And Prejudice And Zombies opened in sixth place through Screen Gems on $5.3m from 2,931.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens at number three crossed $2bn worldwide and stands at $906m in North America.The Revenant crossed $300m worldwide and ranks fourth third via Fox on $6.9m and $149.5m overall.
The Monkey King In 2D opened via China Lion on $166,391 from 38 theatres. Alejandro Amenabar’s Regression starring Emma Watson debuted on $33,915 in 100 sites.
Overall box office for the top 12 generated $82m and fell 34.4% against last weekend and fell 40% against the comparable session in 2015.
This week’s wide releases are: Deadpool via Fox; Zoolander 2 from Paramount; and How To Be Single from Warner Bros
Confirmed top 10 North America January February 5-7, 2016
Film (Dist) / Conf wkd gross / Conf total to date
1 (1) Kung Fu Panda 3 (Fox-DreamWorks) Fox International $21.2m $69.3m
2 (-) Hail, Caesar! (Universal) Universal Pictures International $11.4m –
3 (3) Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Buena Vista) Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International $6.97m $906m
4 (2) The Revenant (Fox) Fox International $6.94m $149.5m
5 (-) The Choice (Lionsgate) $6.1m –
6 (-) Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (Screen Gems) Sierra/Affinity $5.3m –
7 (4) The Finest Hours (Buena Vista) Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International $4.8m $18.5m
8 (5) Ride Along 2 (Universal) Universal Pictures International $4.6m $77.2m
9 (7) The Boy (STX Entertainment) Lakeshore $4.08m $26.9m
10 (6) Dirty Grandpa (Lionsgate) QED International $4.04m $29.4m