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`Panda' piles up cash with $60M opening weekend; `Zohan' pulls in $38.5M

`Panda' piles up cash with $60M opening weekend; `Zohan' pulls in $38.5M

Jack Black's cartoon tale "Kung Fu Panda" had the right moves at the box office, debuting as the top weekend movie with $60.2 million.
Adam Sandler's comedy "You Don't Mess With the Zohan" opened at No. 2 with $38.5 million.
The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Media By Numbers LLC:
1. "Kung Fu Panda," Paramount, $60,239,130, 4,114 locations, $14,642 average, $60,239,130, one week.
2. "You Don't Mess With the Zohan," Sony, $38,531,374, 3,462 locations, $11,130 average, $38,531,374, one week.
3. "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," Paramount, $22,793,630, 4,190 locations, $5,440 average, $253,014,750, three weeks.
4. "Sex and the City," Warner Bros, $21,218,305, 3,325 locations, $6,381 average, $99,177,283, two weeks.
5. "The Strangers," Universal, $8,941,970, 2,477 locations, $3,610 average, $37,298,770, two weeks.
6. "Iron Man," Paramount, $7,477,439, 2,931 locations, $2,551 average, $288,847,640, six weeks.
7. "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian," Disney, $5,658,836, 3,065 locations, $1,846 average, $125,977,010, four weeks.
8. "What Happens in Vegas," Fox, $3,437,801, 2,366 locations, $1,453 average, $72,267,894, five weeks.
9. "Baby Mama," Universal, $806,750, 922 locations, $875 average, $57,931,215, seven weeks.
10. "Made of Honor," Sony, $804,055, 740 locations, $1,087 average, $44,689,497, six weeks.
11. "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," Universal, $481,780, 442 locations, $1,090 average, $61,551,440, eight weeks.
12. "The Visitor," Overture Films, $477,091, 260 locations, $1,835 average, $6,002,382, nine weeks.
13. "Speed Racer," Warner Bros., $427,547, 855 locations, $500 average, $42,075,228, five weeks.
14. "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!," Fox, $254,418, 347 locations, $733 average, $153,018,574, 13 weeks.
15. "The Fall," Roadside Attractions, $249,967, 111 locations, $2,252 average, $1,068,587, five weeks.
16. "Nim's Island," Fox, $192,400, 289 locations, $666 average, $46,417,751, 10 weeks.
17. "Then She Found Me," ThinkFilm, $181,341, 129 locations, $1,406 average, $2,800,729, seven weeks.
18. "Sea Monsters: a Prehistoric Adventure," National Geographic, $180,873, 48 locations, $3,768 average, $13,899,766, 36 weeks.
19. "Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay," Warner Bros., $178,402, 240 locations, $743 average, $37,401,751, seven weeks.
20. "Young(at)heart," Fox Searchlight, $150,679, 147 locations, $1,025 average, $3,111,146, nine weeks.
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Universal Pictures, Focus Features and Rogue Pictures are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of General Electric Co.; Sony Pictures, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; DreamWorks, Paramount and Paramount Classics are divisions of Viacom Inc.; Disney's parent is The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is a division of The Walt Disney Co.; 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox Atomic are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros., New Line, Warner Independent and Picturehouse are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a consortium of Providence Equity Partners, Texas Pacific Group, Sony Corp., Comcast Corp., DLJ Merchant Banking Partners and Quadrangle Group; Lionsgate is owned by Lionsgate Entertainment Corp.; IFC Films is owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corp.


Updated : 2021-03-06 09:26 GMT+08:00