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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-#9-#7#10#8
 
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#58-#123---
Genre: Animation#36#60#94#39#74#50
Genre: Animation - Computer#33#53#77#36#65#46
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#74---#97-
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#180#297#668#184#418#234
All Time Worldwide#253#398-#98#473#252
Opening Weeks#187#255#606#145#430#283
Opening Day Gross#218--#130--
Single Day Gross#347#633-#238-#604
Single Day Friday Gross#254--#143--
Single Day Saturday Gross#137#247-#93-#236
Single Day Sunday Gross#132--#131--
Opening Weekends#138#240#614#105#351#229
Opening Weekends - March#10#17#50#8#25#15
Opening Weekends - Fall#138--#105--
Opening Weekends - Spring#16#23#73#13#38#21
Top 3-Day Grosses#132#230-#104-#219
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#266-#231--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#265-#226--
Second Weekends#130--#116-#158
Third Weekends#86#157-#110-#147
Fourth Weekends#106--#105-#103
Fifth Weekends#132----#130
Sixth Weekends#167----#159
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#353#364#137#497#282#162
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#707#731#296#984#564#337
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1022#1054#454#1392#831#516
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2401#2446#1332#2989#2071#1462
Rated G-#20#43---
Rated G and PG#65#103-#68#140#85
Rated PG#53--#56#110#69
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#10#30---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#32--#23#77#55
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#39#66#156#26#93#64
Widest Releases#47#99#404#92#174#484
Widest Opening Releases#50#93#392#87#158#468
Widest G Rated Openings-#6#21---
Widest G Rated Releases-#7#22---
Widest PG Rated Openings#13--#28#58#150
Widest PG Rated Releases#15--#31#63#151
Fastest to $100 million#168#240-#147-#239
Fastest to $150 million#162--#142-#205
Slowest to $100 million#457#385-#478#269#386
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#244#310#702#141#428#238
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#162#286-#68-#157
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#11#17#56#4#21#10
Opening Weekends Adjusted#179#289#723#96#350#177
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Fall#180--#96-#178
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#16#24#85#8#30#15
Second Weekends Adjusted#184--#112-#110
Third Weekends Adjusted#156--#144-#129
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#154-#101
Rated G Adjusted-#53#75---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#163--#137-#128
Rated PG Adjusted#120--#95#186#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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