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Madagascar 3:
Europe's Most Wanted


Domestic Total Gross: $216,391,482
Distributor: Paramount (DreamWorks)Release Date: June 8, 2012
Genre: AnimationRuntime: 1 hrs. 33 min.
MPAA Rating: PGProduction Budget: $145 million

View Chart:
RowTitle (click to view)StudioRelease Gross* / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate^
1 Toy Story 3 Buena Vista $415,004,880 4,028 $110,307,189 4,028 6/18/10
2 Monsters University Buena Vista $268,492,764 4,004 $82,429,469 4,004 6/21/13
3 Cars 2 Buena Vista $191,452,396 4,115 $66,135,507 4,115 6/24/11
4 The Wild Buena Vista $37,384,046 2,854 $9,684,809 2,854 4/14/06
5 Shrek 2 DreamWorks $441,226,247 4,223 $108,037,878 4,163 5/19/04
6 Shrek DreamWorks $267,665,011 3,715 $42,347,760 3,587 5/16/01
7 Madagascar DreamWorks $193,595,521 4,142 $47,224,594 4,131 5/27/05
8 Shark Tale DreamWorks $160,861,908 4,070 $47,604,606 4,016 10/1/04
9 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Fox $196,573,705 4,102 $41,690,382 4,099 7/1/09
10 Ice Age: The Meltdown Fox $195,330,621 3,969 $68,033,544 3,964 3/31/06
11 The Croods Fox $187,168,425 4,065 $43,639,736 4,046 3/22/13
12 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Fox $177,002,924 4,268 $49,451,322 4,253 6/13/14
13 Ice Age Fox $176,387,405 3,345 $46,312,454 3,316 3/15/02
14 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $161,321,843 3,886 $46,629,259 3,881 7/13/12
15 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox $154,529,439 3,961 $45,012,998 3,954 3/14/08
16 Rio Fox $143,619,809 3,842 $39,225,962 3,826 4/15/11
17 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $133,110,742 3,734 $23,244,744 3,723 12/16/11
18 Rio 2 Fox $131,538,435 3,975 $39,327,869 3,948 4/11/14
19 Epic Fox $107,518,682 3,894 $33,531,068 3,882 5/24/13
20 Turbo Fox $83,028,128 3,809 $21,312,625 3,806 7/17/13
21 Penguins of Madagascar Fox $60,647,461 3,775 $25,447,444 3,764 11/26/14
22 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Fox n/a 3,785 n/a 3,785 12/19/14
23 Alpha and Omega Lionsgate $25,107,267 2,625 $9,106,906 2,625 9/17/10
24 Rango Paramount $123,477,607 3,923 $38,079,323 3,917 3/4/11
25 Barnyard: The Original Party Animals Paramount $72,637,803 3,311 $15,820,864 3,311 8/4/06
26 Shrek the Third Paramount (DreamWorks) $322,719,944 4,172 $121,629,270 4,122 5/18/07
27 Shrek Forever After Paramount (DreamWorks) $238,736,787 4,386 $70,838,207 4,359 5/21/10
28 How to Train Your Dragon Paramount (DreamWorks) $217,581,231 4,060 $43,732,319 4,055 3/26/10
29 Kung Fu Panda Paramount (DreamWorks) $215,434,591 4,136 $60,239,130 4,114 6/6/08
30 Monsters Vs. Aliens Paramount (DreamWorks) $198,351,526 4,136 $59,321,095 4,104 3/27/09
31 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount (DreamWorks) $180,010,950 4,065 $63,106,589 4,056 11/7/08
32 Kung Fu Panda 2 Paramount (DreamWorks) $165,249,063 3,952 $47,656,302 3,925 5/26/11
33 Over the Hedge Paramount (DreamWorks) $155,019,340 4,093 $38,457,003 4,059 5/19/06
34 Puss in Boots Paramount (DreamWorks) $149,260,504 3,963 $34,077,439 3,952 10/28/11
35 Megamind Paramount (DreamWorks) $148,415,853 3,949 $46,016,833 3,944 11/5/10
36 Bee Movie Paramount (DreamWorks) $126,631,277 3,984 $38,021,044 3,928 11/2/07
37 Open Season Sony / Columbia $85,105,259 3,833 $23,624,548 3,833 9/29/06
38 Zookeeper Sony / Columbia $80,360,843 3,482 $20,065,617 3,482 7/8/11
39 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Universal $214,030,500 3,769 $70,217,070 3,729 3/2/12
40 Hop Universal $108,085,305 3,616 $37,543,710 3,579 4/1/11
41 Happy Feet Warner Bros. $198,000,317 3,804 $41,533,432 3,804 11/17/06
42 Happy Feet Two Warner Bros. $64,006,466 3,611 $21,237,068 3,606 11/18/11
Averages:$165,992,4483,867$47,242,8053,943 

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