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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-#16-#10#19-
Director: Carlos Saldanha---#2#6#3
Director: Chris Wedge----#2#1
Producer: Chris Wedge-#2-#1--
Producer: Christopher Meledandri-#7-#5#8#6
 
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#49-#107---
Genre: Animation#32#56#88#35#69#46
Genre: Animation - Computer#29#49#71#32#60#42
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#68---#89-
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#171#285#647#175#404#225
All Time Worldwide#239#376-#92#448#238
Opening Weeks#176#242#576#136#406#268
Opening Day Gross#206--#120--
Single Day Gross#323#589-#218-#561
Single Day Friday Gross#235--#130--
Single Day Saturday Gross#128#232-#86-#221
Single Day Sunday Gross#121--#120--
Opening Weekends#130#227#585#98#333#217
Opening Weekends - March#10#17#50#8#25#15
Opening Weekends - Spring#16#23#73#13#38#21
Top 3-Day Grosses#124#217-#97-#207
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#259-#225--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#258-#220--
Second Weekends#121--#107-#149
Third Weekends#82#148-#104-#140
Fourth Weekends#99--#98-#96
Fifth Weekends#126----#124
Sixth Weekends#162----#154
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#336#347#133#468#268#158
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#685#708#289#944#546#330
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#994#1025#444#1344#808#506
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2356#2400#1315#2924#2032#1440
Rated G-#20#43---
Rated G and PG#61#99-#64#135#81
Rated PG#49--#52#105#65
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#10#30---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#30--#21#72#51
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#37#62#149#24#88#60
Widest Releases#39#85#374#79#152#446
Widest Opening Releases#42#79#362#74#138#433
Widest G Rated Openings-#6#21---
Widest G Rated Releases-#7#22---
Widest PG Rated Openings#11--#23#50#139
Widest PG Rated Releases#12--#26#55#139
Fastest to $100 million#158#228-#138-#227
Fastest to $150 million#154--#134-#195
Slowest to $100 million#446#376-#466#265#377
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#235#299#677#134#414#229
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#155#277-#63-#150
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#11#17#56#4#21#10
Opening Weekends Adjusted#172#278#698#91#339#170
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#16#24#85#8#30#15
Second Weekends Adjusted#176--#107-#105
Third Weekends Adjusted#152--#140-#125
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#150-#98
Rated G Adjusted-#53#74---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#158--#133-#124
Rated PG Adjusted#115--#91#182#83
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#39---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#34--#15#76#33
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#43#76-#19#96#42
 
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