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'Madagascar' Melee


Movie Summary
Madagascar

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Madagascar 3
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioDreamWorksParamount (DreamWorks)Paramount (DreamWorks)
Release DateMay 27, 2005November 7, 2008June 8, 2012
Domestic Gross$193,595,521$180,010,950$216,391,482
Production Budgetn/a$150 million$145 million
Running Time1 hr. 26 min.1 hr. 29 min.1 hr. 33 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGPG
MPAA Reasonmild language, crude humor and some thematic elementssome mild crude humorsome mild action and rude humor.
 

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Domestic SummaryMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
Total Gross$193,595,521$180,010,950$216,391,482
Opening Weekend*$47,224,594$63,106,589$60,316,738
Theaters4,1314,0564,258
Average$11,431$15,559$14,166
Opening % of Total24.4%35.1%27.9%
Second Weekend Drop-40.5%-44.5%-43.5%
Widest Release4,1424,0654,263
Close DateOctober 13, 2005February 26, 2009October 18, 2012
In Releasen/a112 days / 16 weeks133 days / 19 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
Worldwide Gross$532,680,671$603,900,354$746,921,274
Foreign Gross$339,085,150$423,889,404$530,529,792
Foreign % of Worldwide63.7%70.2%71.0%
Domestic Gross$193,595,521$180,010,950$216,391,482
Domestic % of Worldwide36.3%29.8%29.0%
 
People SummaryMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
Actor: Ben Stiller#4#5#3
Actor: Cedric the Entertainer#2#3#1
Actor: Chris Rock#2#3#1
Actor: David Schwimmer#2#3#1
Actor: Jada Pinkett-Smith#3#4#2
Actor: Sacha Baron Cohen#2#3#1
Actor: Tom McGrathn/an/a-
Composer: Hans Zimmer#18#23#11
Director: Eric Darnell#2#3#1
Director: Tom McGrath#2#3#1
Producer: Mark Swift-#2#1
Producer: Mireille Soria#2#3#1
Writer: Eric Darnell#2#3#1
Writer: Tom McGrath#1#2-
 
Genres & FranchisesMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
Brand: DreamWorks Animation#9#11#6
Franchise: Madagascar#2#3#1
Genre: Animation#40#47#31
Genre: Animation - Computer#37#43#28
Showdown: 'Kung Fu Panda 2' Versus Comps#4#5-
Showdown: 'Madagascar' Melee#2#3#1
Showdown: DreamWorks Animation Vs. DreamWorks Animation ('Sh#5#6#2
 
Chart RankingsMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
All Time Domestic#186#219#150
All Time Worldwide#151#118#76
Opening Weeks#186#146#133
Opening Day Gross-#196#148
Single Day Gross#723#246#415
Single Day Friday Gross-#229#164
Single Day Saturday Gross#282#96#160
Single Day Sunday Gross-#138#157
Opening Weekends#219#123#133
Opening Weekends - Summer#138-#81
Top 3-Day Grosses#210#119#126
Top 7-Day Grosses-#156#142
Top 5-Day Grosses-#131#146
Independence Day Weekends#178-#137
Second Weekends#180#102#112
Third Weekends#172-#120
Fourth Weekends#196#93#147
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#261#342#318
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#517#685#644
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#763#996#938
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1944#2353#2254
Rated G and PG#69#77#56
Rated PG#57#61#46
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#53#29#30
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#61#33#36
Widest Releases#44#68#22
Widest Opening Releases#43#63#19
Widest PG Rated Openings#10#19#6
Widest PG Rated Releases#13#22#7
Fastest to $100 million#180#144#139
Fastest to $150 million#182#165#123
Slowest to $100 million#449#485#490
Opening Weeks Adjusted#174#168#213
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#242#102#244
Opening Weekends Adjusted#212#132#206
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#138-#134
Second Weekends Adjusted#180#140-
Rated G and PG Adjusted#130#180#157
Rated PG Adjusted#89#134#114
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#45#25#43
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#55#32#53
 
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