'Kung Fu Panda 3' Remains in First on Tuesday with $1.47M; 'Hail, Caesar!' Claims Second with $1.08MFebruary 10, 2016 01:15 PM

by Daniel Garris

Kung Fu Panda 3 grossed $1.47 million on Tuesday to lead the daily box office for a twelfth straight day. The 3D computer animated sequel from Fox and DreamWorks Animation declined 5 percent from Monday and 36 percent from last Tuesday. Kung Fu Panda 3 has grossed $72.32 million in twelve days. The film is currently running 23 percent behind the $93.98 million twelve-day take of last year's Hotel Transylvania 2. With no new family films entering the marketplace this coming weekend, Kung Fu Panda 3 is likely to hold up very well over the Presidents Day holiday frame.

Universal's Hail, Caesar! held steady in second place with $1.08 million. The Coen Brothers directed film featuring Josh Brolin and George Clooney was up a very solid 22 percent over Monday's performance. Hail, Caesar! has grossed $13.33 million in five days. That is in line with expectations and places the film 6.5 percent behind the $14.25 million five-day start of 2008's Leatherheads.

Fox's The Revenant took in $0.818 million to remain in third. The Alejandro González Iñárritu directed western starring Leonardo DiCaprio was up 18 percent from Monday and down 32 percent from last Tuesday. The Revenant has grossed an impressive $151.05 million after 33 days of wide release (and an additional two weeks of platform release).

Disney's Star Wars: The Force Awakens continued to claim fourth place with $0.708 million. The seventh chapter of the Star Wars franchise was up a slim 4 percent over Monday and down just 24 percent from last Thursday. The Force Awakens has grossed $907.43 million in 54 days, as the film continues to pad its total as the highest grossing domestic film of all-time.

Fellow Disney release The Finest Hours rounded out the day's unchanged top five with $0.686 million. The 3D action drama starring Chris Pine was up a healthy 46 percent over Monday and down 39 percent from last Tuesday. The Finest Hours has grossed a lackluster $19.65 million in twelve days of release.

Lionsgate's The Choice followed closely behind in sixth with $0.660 million. The Nicholas Sparks adaptation starring Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer was up a strong 54 percent over Monday. Despite yesterday's hold, The Choice has grossed a softer than expected $7.14 million in five days. That places the film 38 percent behind the $11.58 million five-day take of 2014's The Best of Me.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies placed in seventh with $0.507 million. The horror romance hybrid from Sony and Screen Gems increased 18 percent over Monday. Sony's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has grossed a disappointing $6.26 million in five days. The film is currently running a very underwhelming 69 percent behind the $20.24 million five-day start of 2012's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Daily Domestic Gross Wed, Aug. 20 2014

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 20 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Guardians of the Galaxy$2,623,129-25%3,697-391$710$231,680,8323Disney
2Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)$2,406,886-32%3,980135$605$126,487,6082Paramount
3Let's Be Cops$1,765,160-30%3,094158$571$32,594,6451Fox
4The Giver$1,122,276-28%3,003--$374$16,309,4111Weinstein Company
5The Expendables 3$1,084,957-33%3,221--$337$19,908,1581Lionsgate
6The Hundred-Foot Journey$850,389-19%2,04320$416$26,353,3432Disney / DreamWorks
7Into the Storm$686,409-27%3,4340$200$33,893,0012Warner Bros. / New Line
9Step Up All In$260,460-36%2,0720$126$12,753,0972Lionsgate / Summit
10Dawn of the Planet of the Apes$225,750-25%1,262-589$179$202,668,5516Fox
11Hercules (2014)$210,385-26%1,475-1421$143$68,891,8304Paramount
12Get On Up$170,135-21%1,101-1179$155$27,615,9403Universal

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleWed, Aug. 20 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Boyhood$243,642-9%771265$316$14,397,1336IFC Films
2Planes: Fire and Rescue$146,821-15%960-892$153$56,182,6345Disney
3A Most Wanted Man$137,306-7%644-157$213$13,058,5524Roadside Attractions
4What If$122,603-15%787767$156$1,445,6012CBS Films
5How to Train Your Dragon 2$86,707-19%377-149$230$171,516,64910Fox / DreamWorks Animation
6The Purge: Anarchy$68,720-17%575-630$120$70,356,8405Universal
7Calvary$48,219-3%13086$371$1,040,1113Fox Searchlight
8And So It Goes$47,303-15%362-749$131$14,468,7894Clarius Entertainment
9Sex Tape$45,039-19%317-416$142$37,907,8695Sony / Columbia
1022 Jump Street$37,110-11%172-106$216$190,059,41010Sony / Columbia
11Edge of Tomorrow$32,559-6%261-4$125$99,797,41911Warner Bros.
12X-Men: Days of Future Past$29,797-12%223-4$134$232,575,42813Fox
13The Fault in Our Stars$26,938-9%206-17$131$124,270,10811Fox
14Transformers: Age of Extinction$23,876-14%206-374$116$243,416,5878Paramount
15Tammy$20,688-15%276-274$75$83,204,7427Warner Bros. / New Line
16Chef$18,350-11%122-120$150$29,353,78315Open Road
17Earth to Echo$16,66311%154-63$108$37,715,1617Relativity Media
18Godzilla (2014)$9,704-2%118-60$82$200,616,74014Warner Bros.
19Rio 2$9,109-16%128-38$71$131,443,95219Fox
20Jersey Boys$7,996-14%115-35$70$46,649,2269Warner Bros.
21Blended$7,911-9%111-33$71$46,235,89513Warner Bros.
22Neighbors (2014)$7,4350%106-33$70$150,079,33015Universal

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleWed, Aug. 20 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$37,1057%410$905$6,228,69520Warner Bros. / IMAX
2Yves Saint Laurent$11,881-45%1812$660$432,5078Weinstein Company
3The Grand Seduction$7,85034%25-8$314$3,345,35712eOne Films US
4Begin Again$7,279-13%62-183$117$14,478,8878Weinstein Company
6The Fluffy Movie$4,780-9%51-105$94$2,801,0644Open Road
7America (2014)$3,066-27%62-59$49$14,386,4218Lionsgate
8Wish I Was Here$2,588-2%54-148$48$3,546,4875Focus
9Kick$2,579-58%16-58$161$2,470,1164UTV Motion Pictures
10The LEGO Movie$1,3632%15-2$91$257,748,13228Warner Bros.
11Words and Pictures$1,287-13%153$86$2,169,77513Roadside Attractions
12I Origins$358-8%13-75$28$335,8275Fox Searchlight
13Jake Squared$28542%10--$29$2,3661Freestyle Releasing
14Fed Up$208-48%53$42$1,538,40515RADiUS-TWC
15Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon$30-83%2-1$15$213,92411RADiUS-TWC