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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-#18-#11#21-
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#70-#145---
Genre: Animation#39#65#101#42#80#53
Genre: Animation - Computer#36#58#84#39#71#49
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#87---#116-
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#198#324#715#202#452#254
All Time Worldwide#286#448-#115#526#285
Opening Weeks#209#281#656#163#472#314
Opening Day Gross#243--#149--
Single Day Gross#411#738-#291-#699
Single Day Friday Gross#289--#167--
Single Day Saturday Gross#161#282-#112-#270
Single Day Sunday Gross#156--#155--
Opening Weekends#156#266#663#121#385#255
Opening Weekends - March#13#21#58#10#31#19
Opening Weekends - Spring#21#30#85#17#47#28
Top 3-Day Grosses#150#255-#120-#244
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#280-#244--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#279-#239--
Second Weekends#147--#130-#175
Third Weekends#96#175-#123-#164
Fourth Weekends#119--#117-#114
Fifth Weekends#147----#145
Sixth Weekends#184----#176
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#377#390#144#538#300#171
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#744#770#309#1042#594#353
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1068#1102#467#1463#866#532
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2479#2526#1367#3101#2136#1505
Rated G-#20#44---
Rated G and PG#69#111-#72#150#89
Rated PG#57--#60#119#73
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#11#31---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#35--#26#83#61
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#42#73#165#29#100#71
Widest Releases#64#133#469#126#213#555
Widest Opening Releases#66#126#456#120#194#537
Widest G Rated Openings-#7#22---
Widest G Rated Releases-#8#23---
Widest PG Rated Openings#16--#37#67#166
Widest PG Rated Releases#18--#40#73#168
Fastest to $100 million#187#268-#165-#267
Fastest to $150 million#179--#159-#228
Slowest to $100 million#485#404-#507#285#405
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#262#330#740#157#454#256
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#180#312-#80-#174
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#13#20#62#5#24#12
Opening Weekends Adjusted#195#308#760#108#372#193
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#20#29#95#11#35#19
Second Weekends Adjusted#196--#120-#118
Third Weekends Adjusted#164--#152-#137
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#161-#108
Rated G Adjusted-#53#76---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#166--#140-#131
Rated PG Adjusted#123--#98#190#90
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#40---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#39--#19#83#38
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#48#82-#23#104#47
 
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