Kung Fu Panda 3 tops UK box office

Kate Hudson & Jack Black

Dreamworks animation's latest movie Kung Fu Panda 3, starring Jack Black & Kate Hudson has topped the UK box office, earning £4.77m in its first week of release.

The earnings match those of the two previous Kung Fu Panda releases. The first movie earned £6.07m in its first week while Kung Fu Panda 2 earned £6.19m.

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The movie will soon face fierce competition however from Disney's new animation Zootropolis.

Allegian, the latest movie in The Divergent series entered the UK charts at No.2 earning £1.84m in its first week.

Previous chart topper London Has Fallen starring Gerard Butler falls to No.3 in the charts although its overall takings now stand at £6.4m.

Top 10 UK Films

1. Kung Fu Panda 3
2. The Divergent Series: Allegiant
3. London Has Fallen
4. Deadpool
5. Hail, Caesar!
6. Grimsby
7. The Witch
8. How to Be Single,
9. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
10. Anomalisa