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Movie Summary
Monsters Vs. Aliens

Horton Hears a Who!

Meet the Robinsons

Ice Age 2

Robots

Ice Age
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioParamount (DreamWorks)FoxBuena VistaFoxFoxFox
Release DateMarch 27, 2009March 14, 2008March 30, 2007March 31, 2006March 11, 2005March 15, 2002
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Production Budget$175 million$85 millionn/a$80 million$75 million$59 million
Running Time1 hr. 34 min.1 hr. 28 min.1 hr. 32 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 21 min.
MPAA RatingPGGGPGPGPG
MPAA Reasonsci-fi action, some crude humor and mild languagesome mild language and innuendosome brief language and suggestive humormild peril
 

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Domestic SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Total Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Opening Weekend*$59,321,095$45,012,998$25,123,781$68,033,544$36,045,301$46,312,454
Theaters4,1043,9543,4133,9643,7763,316
Average$14,454$11,384$7,361$17,162$9,545$13,966
Opening % of Total29.9%29.1%25.7%34.8%28.1%26.3%
Second Weekend Drop-45.0%-45.4%-33.5%-50.3%-41.7%-35.1%
Widest Release4,1363,9613,4353,9693,7763,345
Close DateAugust 27, 2009September 4, 2008September 6, 2007September 7, 2006September 5, 2005September 2, 2002
In Release154 days / 22 weeks175 days / 25 weeks161 days / 23 weeks161 days / 23 weeks182 days / 26 weeks172 days / 25 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Worldwide Gross$381,509,870$297,138,014$169,333,034$660,940,780$260,718,330$383,257,136
Foreign Gross$183,158,344$142,608,575$71,510,863$465,610,159$132,518,318$206,869,731
Foreign % of Worldwide48.0%48.0%42.2%70.4%50.8%54.0%
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Domestic % of Worldwide52.0%52.0%57.8%29.6%49.2%46.0%
 
People SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Actor: John Leguizamo---#2-#3
Actor: Seth Rogen#2#4----
Composer: John Powell-#17-#10#20-
Director: Carlos Saldanha---#2#6#3
Director: Chris Wedge----#2#1
Producer: Chris Wedge-#2-#1--
Producer: Christopher Meledandri-#10-#8#11#9
 
Genres & FranchisesMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Brand: Blue Sky-#5-#2#9#3
Franchise: Ice Age---#2-#3
Genre: 3D#62-#135---
Genre: Animation#37#63#98#40#78#51
Genre: Animation - Computer#34#56#81#37#69#47
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#80---#107-
Showdown: 'Ice Age' Smackdown---#2-#3
Showdown: Biggest Animated Openers (January - April)#3--#4-#5
Showdown: Blue Sky Originals----#3#1
Showdown: March Animation Madness#1#4#6#2#5#3
Showdown: Off-Season Computer Animation Battle---#1#4#2
Showdown: Top March Animated Openers#3--#4--
 
Chart RankingsMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
All Time Domestic#187#311#692#191#437#241
All Time Worldwide#268#424-#107#498#267
Opening Weeks#199#270#631#153#452#299
Opening Day Gross#231--#139--
Single Day Gross#368#674-#257-#642
Single Day Friday Gross#268--#153--
Single Day Saturday Gross#146#263-#100-#252
Single Day Sunday Gross#143--#142--
Opening Weekends#147#255#638#112#369#244
Opening Weekends - March#13#21#55#10#30#19
Opening Weekends - Spring#20#28#79#16#44#26
Top 3-Day Grosses#141#245-#111-#234
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#271-#236--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#270-#231--
Second Weekends#138--#122-#166
Third Weekends#90#166-#115-#155
Fourth Weekends#112--#110-#107
Fifth Weekends#139----#137
Sixth Weekends#174----#166
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#361#373#137#513#288#162
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#719#744#297#1005#574#339
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1037#1070#455#1419#844#518
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2424#2470#1339#3027#2093#1472
Rated G-#20#44---
Rated G and PG#67#108-#70#146#87
Rated PG#55--#58#115#71
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#11#31---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#34--#25#81#59
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#41#71#161#28#98#69
Widest Releases#55#115#434#108#192#516
Widest Opening Releases#58#108#422#102#174#500
Widest G Rated Openings-#7#22---
Widest G Rated Releases-#8#23---
Widest PG Rated Openings#15--#33#63#158
Widest PG Rated Releases#17--#36#69#159
Fastest to $100 million#177#255-#155-#254
Fastest to $150 million#169--#149-#216
Slowest to $100 million#472#394-#494#275#395
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#252#320#723#148#443#246
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#169#297-#71-#164
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#13#20#61#5#24#12
Opening Weekends Adjusted#186#299#743#101#363#184
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#19#28#91#10#34#18
Second Weekends Adjusted#188--#114-#112
Third Weekends Adjusted#159--#147-#132
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#157-#104
Rated G Adjusted-#53#76---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#165--#139-#130
Rated PG Adjusted#122--#97#188#89
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#40---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#38--#18#82#37
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#47#81-#22#103#46
 
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