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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$655,388,158$260,718,330$383,257,136
Foreign Gross$183,158,344$142,608,575$71,510,863$460,057,537$132,518,318$206,869,731
Foreign % of Worldwide48.0%48.0%42.2%70.2%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%29.8%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-#15-#10#17-
Director: Carlos Saldanha---#2#5#3
Director: Chris Wedge----#2#1
Producer: Chris Wedge-#2-#1--
Producer: Christopher Meledandri-#6-#4#7#5
 
Genres & FranchisesMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Brand: Blue Sky-#5-#2#7#3
Franchise: Ice Age---#2-#3
Genre: 3D#30-#75---
Genre: Animation#28#48#76#31#58#40
Genre: Animation - Computer#25#42#60#28#50#36
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#2-#7-#5-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#47---#62-
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
 
Chart RankingsMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
All Time Domestic#145#245#586#149#355#190
All Time Worldwide#197#320-#70#387#196
Opening Weeks#144#200#504#108#348#223
Opening Day Gross#168--#91--
Single Day Friday Gross#190--#98--
Single Day Saturday Gross#96#178-#62-#168
Single Day Sunday Gross#96--#95--
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#194--#113--
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#172--#106-#190
Opening Weekends#104#185#510#75#280#176
Opening Weekends - March#7#12#43#6#20#10
Opening Weekends - Spring#11#16#64#9#31#14
Top 3-Day Grosses#98#175-#74-#166
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#237-#208--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#236-#204--
Second Weekends#97#182-#85-#120
Third Weekends#68#126-#86-#118
Fourth Weekends#86--#85-#83
Fifth Weekends#115--#189-#113
Sixth Weekends#146----#139
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#292#301#119#396#235#139
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#619#639#264#839#495#300
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#912#940#414#1221#747#469
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2236#2277#1259#2754#1934#1376
Rated G-#20#41---
Rated G and PG#54#88#197#57#121#72
Rated PG#42--#45#93#56
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#10#29---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#24--#16#59#40
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#31#51#132#19#74#49
Widest Releases#29#64#302#59#112#362
Widest Opening Releases#32#60#291#57#102#351
Widest G Rated Openings-#6#20---
Widest G Rated Releases-#7#21---
Widest PG Rated Openings#9--#19#39#116
Widest PG Rated Releases#9--#20#43#115
Fastest to $100 million#127#190-#113-#189
Fastest to $150 million#127--#112-#160
Slowest to $100 million#416#353-#430#253#354
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#205#266#615#115#371#199
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#130#238-#51-#125
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#8#12#50#3#15#7
Opening Weekends Adjusted#147#243#634#73#297#145
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#11#17#77#5#22#10
Second Weekends Adjusted#159--#93-#91
Third Weekends Adjusted#141--#129-#116
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#198--#141-#93
Rated G Adjusted-#52#71---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#151--#129-#119
Rated PG Adjusted#109--#88#172#79
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#38---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#28--#12#65#27
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#37#67#186#16#85#36
 
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