Zootopia Wins Weekend Box Office With $75 Million Opening

Posted on March 7, 2016

Sloth in Disney's Zootopia

Zootopia easily topped the box office this weekend. The animated film made $75 making it the biggest opening for Disney Animation. The film has an A CinemaScore.

Zooptopia was followed by London Has Fallen starring Gerard Butler as Secret Service agent Mike Banning. The film opened with $21.6 million. It also has a good CinemaScore with an A-. London Has Fallen managed to stay just ahead of the hit film Deadpool, which continues to draw moviegoers into theaters. Deadpool added another $16.7 million during its fourth weekend in theaters to bring its total gross to $311 million.

Deadpool was followed by the comedy Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, which stars Tina Fey. It opened in fourth place and made $7.4 million. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot has a B CinemaScore.

Gods of Egypt which bombed last weekend continued its weak performance making just $5.2 million during its second weekend in theaters. It was followed by Risen, Kung Fu Panda 3, The Revenant and Eddie the Eagle.

You can view the box office chart for the weekend here. Zootopia will likely have a strong performance again next weekend. It will be up against 10 Cloverfield Lane, The Perfect Match and The Brothers Grimsby.

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