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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#52-#114---
Genre: Animation#34#58#91#37#71#48
Genre: Animation - Computer#31#51#74#34#62#44
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#70---#91-
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#174#289#656#178#408#228
All Time Worldwide#243#384-#94#459#242
Opening Weeks#180#247#589#140#418#274
Opening Day Gross#213--#125--
Single Day Gross#335#612-#228-#583
Single Day Friday Gross#244--#136--
Single Day Saturday Gross#133#240-#90-#229
Single Day Sunday Gross#127--#126--
Opening Weekends#134#233#599#101#343#222
Opening Weekends - March#10#17#50#8#25#15
Opening Weekends - Spring#16#23#73#13#38#21
Top 3-Day Grosses#128#223-#100-#212
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#262-#228--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#261-#223--
Second Weekends#124--#110-#152
Third Weekends#85#151-#107-#143
Fourth Weekends#102--#101-#99
Fifth Weekends#128----#126
Sixth Weekends#164----#156
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#337#348#134#472#269#159
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#687#711#290#951#547#331
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#996#1028#445#1351#809#507
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2362#2407#1318#2935#2037#1444
Rated G-#20#43---
Rated G and PG#63#101-#66#137#83
Rated PG#51--#54#107#67
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#10#30---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#32--#23#75#53
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#39#64#153#26#91#62
Widest Releases#44#93#387#86#162#463
Widest Opening Releases#47#87#375#81#148#450
Widest G Rated Openings-#6#21---
Widest G Rated Releases-#7#22---
Widest PG Rated Openings#13--#26#54#145
Widest PG Rated Releases#15--#29#59#145
Fastest to $100 million#163#232-#143-#231
Fastest to $150 million#158--#138-#199
Slowest to $100 million#450#381-#470#268#382
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#239#303#690#137#419#233
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#159#282-#65-#154
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#11#17#56#4#21#10
Opening Weekends Adjusted#175#283#710#94#344#173
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#16#24#85#8#30#15
Second Weekends Adjusted#179--#110-#108
Third Weekends Adjusted#155--#143-#128
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#152-#100
Rated G Adjusted-#53#74---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#161--#137-#128
Rated PG Adjusted#118--#95#185#87
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#39---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#36--#17#78#35
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#45#78-#21#98#44
 
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