Kung Fu Panda Beats Up Sandler, Indy To Win Box Office

June 9, 2008

Kung Fu Panda beat up on the competition, topping Adam Sandler's Zohan and raking in $60 million.Boston (ChattahBox) – Kung Fu Panda beat up on the competition, topping Adam Sandler’s Zohan and raking in $60 million.

Kung Fu Panda managed to beat up on Adam Sandler’s You Don’t Mess With The Zohan all weekend long, surpassing expectations on its way to a $60 million opening weekend.

You Don’t Mess With The Zohan managed to take in $40 million.

The top 12 films over the weekend took in $172.4 million in total, up 32% from the same weekend last year.

DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda led all, with Zohan in second, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull came in third, with Sex and the City in fourth.

Indiana Jones took in another $22.8 million, bringing its total to $253 million domestically.

Sex and the City experienced a 63% decrease from its $56.8 million debut.


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