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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-#8-#6#9#7
 
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#54-#121---
Genre: Animation#34#58#93#37#72#48
Genre: Animation - Computer#31#51#76#34#63#44
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#72---#96-
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#176#294#666#180#415#231
All Time Worldwide#250#394-#96#468#249
Opening Weeks#185#253#603#143#428#281
Opening Day Gross#217--#129--
Single Day Gross#342#625-#234-#596
Single Day Friday Gross#250--#141--
Single Day Saturday Gross#136#246-#92-#235
Single Day Sunday Gross#130--#129--
Opening Weekends#137#239#611#104#349#228
Opening Weekends - March#10#17#50#8#25#15
Opening Weekends - Spring#16#23#73#13#38#21
Top 3-Day Grosses#131#229-#103-#218
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#264-#229--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#263-#224--
Second Weekends#128--#114-#156
Third Weekends#85#154-#108-#144
Fourth Weekends#104--#103-#101
Fifth Weekends#130----#128
Sixth Weekends#165----#157
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#349#360#135#491#278#160
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#701#725#292#976#558#333
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1014#1046#448#1382#823#510
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2389#2434#1324#2975#2060#1453
Rated G-#20#43---
Rated G and PG#63#101-#66#138#83
Rated PG#51--#54#108#67
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#10#30---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#32--#23#77#55
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#39#66#155#26#93#64
Widest Releases#46#97#400#90#172#479
Widest Opening Releases#49#91#388#85#156#464
Widest G Rated Openings-#6#21---
Widest G Rated Releases-#7#22---
Widest PG Rated Openings#13--#27#57#149
Widest PG Rated Releases#15--#30#62#149
Fastest to $100 million#166#238-#145-#237
Fastest to $150 million#160--#140-#202
Slowest to $100 million#457#385-#478#269#386
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#242#308#700#140#426#236
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#161#285-#67-#156
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#11#17#56#4#21#10
Opening Weekends Adjusted#178#288#720#95#349#176
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#16#24#85#8#30#15
Second Weekends Adjusted#182--#111-#109
Third Weekends Adjusted#155--#143-#128
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#153-#100
Rated G Adjusted-#53#75---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#161--#137-#128
Rated PG Adjusted#118--#95#184#87
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#39---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#36--#17#79#35
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#45#79-#21#99#44
 
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