The Box Office Mojo website reports that Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises earned an estimated US$871,000 in 496 American theaters this weekend. It dropped from #13 to #16 in its third weekend in the United States. The Wind Rises‘ per-screen average this weekend is an estimated US$1,756.

The Wind Rises had opened with US$313,751 on 21 screens and then had earned US$1,517,404 on a wider release of 496 screens in its second weekend.

With a grand total of US$3,317,000, The Wind Rises is now #10 at the American box office among anime films of all time. It ranks below Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle (US$4,711,096) and above Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke (US$2,375,308).

Source: ANN