Skip Nav
Netflix Roundup
40 New Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in May
Game of Thrones
What Will the Game of Thrones Spinoff Be About? We Have Some Ideas
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2
The Full Cast of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2

Weekend Box Office Results 2008-06-09 09:30:06

Box Office: Kung Fu Panda Chops the Competition


Po the panda and friends kicked some box office butt this weekend, winning the No. 1 spot handily with an estimated $60 million over the weekend. Kung Fu Panda is the second-best opening DreamWorks Animation has ever had behind Shrek the Third. In second place came the Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow comedy You Don't Mess with the Zohan, earning a healthy $40 million.

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was bumped to the third spot and has grossed an estimated $253 million. The good news for the Sex and the City movie is that it has almost passed the $100 million mark domestically. The bad news is it experienced a steep decline that put it at No. 4. The super scary flick The Strangers dropped to No. 5.

According to Variety, box office watchers had expected way closer results between Kung Fu Panda and Zohan so a big congrats is in order to Jack Black and crew!

Photos courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
northofantastic northofantastic 8 years
I really want to see this movie, but just haven't had the chance. I'm glad so many people seem to like it. :)
supertramp supertramp 8 years
how the hell did don't mess with the zohan make so much money, I thought it would make between $7-$13 million, but that is ridiculous
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 8 years
i was camping this weekend and didn't catch a flick. but i would have thrown my money to the panda!
dannysf dannysf 8 years
Ugh, how can $40 million worth of people have gone to see the Zohan? Seriously!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i was debating on whether i should go to see panda or zohan and decided on zohan, which i thought was a good movie :) i'm happy to hear that SATC is still doing decently though...good thing about that opening weekend!
Judd Apatow With Leslie Mann and Daughters at Love Premiere
Judd Apatow and Daughter Maude Sundance Film Festival 2016
Dakota Johnson at How to Be Single NYC Premiere 2016
Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow Palm Springs Film Festival 2017
Apatow Family Rape Foundation Brunch Pictures
Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann With Daughter November 2016
"The Strangers" Track From St. Vincent Album Actor
Adam Sandler to Star in Judd Apatow's Next Film
The Incredible Hulk Takes Box Office Crown
Adam Sandler Channels Inner Pacino

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Entertainment
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds