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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-#6-#4#7#5
 
Genres & FranchisesMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Brand: Blue Sky-#5-#2#8#3
Franchise: Ice Age---#2-#3
Genre: 3D#40-#91---
Genre: Animation#29#51#81#32#63#42
Genre: Animation - Computer#26#44#64#29#54#38
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#56---#75-
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#158#265#620#162#379#208
All Time Worldwide#217#350-#81#422#216
Opening Weeks#160#223#543#123#380#247
Opening Day Gross#189--#107--
Single Day Gross#272#510-#176-#483
Single Day Friday Gross#213--#114--
Single Day Saturday Gross#110#199-#72-#189
Single Day Sunday Gross#106--#105--
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#190--#119--
Opening Weekends#117#208#549#86#309#199
Opening Weekends - March#8#15#47#6#23#13
Opening Weekends - Spring#13#20#69#10#35#18
Top 3-Day Grosses#111#198-#85-#189
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#246-#215--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#245-#211--
Second Weekends#108--#96-#134
Third Weekends#73#135-#93-#127
Fourth Weekends#91--#90-#88
Fifth Weekends#117--#197-#115
Sixth Weekends#152----#145
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#317#328#125#436#252#147
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#654#676#272#894#519#310
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#953#983#425#1283#777#483
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2299#2342#1287#2843#1986#1408
Rated G-#20#42---
Rated G and PG#56#93-#59#128#76
Rated PG#44--#47#99#60
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#10#29---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#26--#17#65#46
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#33#57#140#20#80#55
Widest Releases#33#73#335#67#130#400
Widest Opening Releases#36#68#325#65#118#388
Widest G Rated Openings-#6#20---
Widest G Rated Releases-#7#21---
Widest PG Rated Openings#10--#20#44#128
Widest PG Rated Releases#10--#21#49#128
Fastest to $100 million#142#209-#126-#208
Fastest to $150 million#141--#123-#178
Slowest to $100 million#435#368-#451#260#369
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#221#283#651#125#395#215
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#141#257-#54-#135
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#9#15#54#3#19#8
Opening Weekends Adjusted#160#262#670#81#321#158
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#13#21#82#6#27#12
Second Weekends Adjusted#166--#97-#95
Third Weekends Adjusted#145--#133-#118
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#144-#94
Rated G Adjusted-#52#72---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#153--#129-#120
Rated PG Adjusted#111--#88#176#80
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#38---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#30--#12#71#29
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#39#72#193#16#91#38
 
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