‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ tops box office

Kung Fu Panda 3 has kicked its way to the top of the North American box office with $41 million.
The DreamWorks Animation film cost a reported $145 million to make and earned a strong “A” CinemaScore from audiences 70 per cent of whom were families.The first film opened to $60.2 million in 2008 and the second to $47.7 million in 2011.The animated sequel also fared much better than the weekend’s other new openers, like Disney’s Coast Guard adventure The Finest Hours, which debuted in fourth place with $10.3 million.