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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-#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#65-#139---
Genre: Animation#37#63#99#40#79#51
Genre: Animation - Computer#34#56#82#37#70#47
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#82---#109-
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#190#314#699#194#441#245
All Time Worldwide#275#429-#109#504#274
Opening Weeks#202#273#640#156#459#303
Opening Day Gross#234--#142--
Single Day Gross#377#687-#265-#653
Single Day Friday Gross#274--#156--
Single Day Saturday Gross#150#268-#103-#257
Single Day Sunday Gross#146--#145--
Opening Weekends#150#259#648#115#374#248
Opening Weekends - March#13#21#55#10#30#19
Opening Weekends - Spring#20#28#79#16#44#26
Top 3-Day Grosses#144#248-#114-#237
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#275-#240--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#274-#235--
Second Weekends#141--#125-#169
Third Weekends#91#169-#117-#158
Fourth Weekends#114--#112-#109
Fifth Weekends#141----#139
Sixth Weekends#176----#168
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#365#377#139#520#290#164
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#728#753#301#1017#580#343
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1047#1080#459#1432#850#522
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2444#2490#1349#3051#2109#1485
Rated G-#20#44---
Rated G and PG#67#108-#70#147#87
Rated PG#55--#58#116#71
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#11#31---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#34--#25#82#60
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#41#72#163#28#99#70
Widest Releases#56#122#445#115#199#528
Widest Opening Releases#58#115#431#109#181#510
Widest G Rated Openings-#7#22---
Widest G Rated Releases-#8#23---
Widest PG Rated Openings#15--#35#65#160
Widest PG Rated Releases#17--#38#71#162
Fastest to $100 million#180#259-#158-#258
Fastest to $150 million#172--#152-#219
Slowest to $100 million#476#397-#498#278#398
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#255#323#729#151#446#249
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#172#302-#73-#167
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#13#20#61#5#24#12
Opening Weekends Adjusted#189#302#749#104#367#187
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#19#28#91#10#34#18
Second Weekends Adjusted#191--#116-#114
Third Weekends Adjusted#160--#148-#133
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#157-#104
Rated G Adjusted-#53#76---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#165--#139-#130
Rated PG Adjusted#122--#97#188#89
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#40---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#38--#18#83#37
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#47#81-#22#104#46
 
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