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DreamWorks Animation

With $58.5 million so far, 'Kung Fu Panda 3' performs better in China than U.S.

“Kung Fu Panda 3” KO’ed the competition at the Chinese box office last week, notching the biggest three-day opening ever for an animated film and surpassing its North American opening weekend.

Po and friends earned $51 million Friday through Sunday, compared with $41 million in the U.S. and Canada.

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The DreamWorks Animation movie, which has earned $58.5 million in China so far including sneak preview screenings, is on track to easily surpass the first two installments in the series, according to Rance...