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Movie Summary
Kung Fu Panda 2

Shrek Forever After

Ice Age 3

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Kung Fu Panda

Madagascar
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioParamount (DreamWorks)Paramount (DreamWorks)FoxParamount (DreamWorks)Paramount (DreamWorks)DreamWorks
Release DateMay 26, 2011May 21, 2010July 1, 2009November 7, 2008June 6, 2008May 27, 2005
Domestic Gross$165,249,063$238,736,787$196,573,705$180,010,950$215,434,591$193,595,521
Production Budget$150 million$165 million$90 million$150 million$130 millionn/a
Running Time1 hr. 31 min.1 hr. 33 min.1 hr. 27 min.1 hr. 29 min.1 hr. 31 min.1 hr. 26 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGPGPGPGPG
MPAA Reasonsequences of martial arts action and mild violence.mild action, some rude humor and brief language. some mild rude humor and perilsome mild crude humorsequences of martial arts actionmild language, crude humor and some thematic elements
 

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Domestic SummaryKung Fu Panda 2Shrek Forever AfterIce Age 3Madagascar: Escape 2 AfricaKung Fu PandaMadagascar
Total Gross$165,249,063$238,736,787$196,573,705$180,010,950$215,434,591$193,595,521
Opening Weekend*$47,656,302$70,838,207$41,690,382$63,106,589$60,239,130$47,224,594
Theaters3,9254,3594,0994,0564,1144,131
Average$12,142$16,251$10,171$15,559$14,642$11,431
Opening % of Total28.8%29.7%21.2%35.1%28.0%24.4%
Second Weekend Drop-49.9%-38.9%-33.8%-44.5%-44.2%-40.5%
Widest Release3,9524,3864,1024,0654,1364,142
Close DateSeptember 29, 2011September 9, 2010November 22, 2009February 26, 2009October 9, 2008October 13, 2005
In Release127 days / 18 weeksn/a149 days / 21 weeks112 days / 16 weeks126 days / 18 weeksn/a
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryKung Fu Panda 2Shrek Forever AfterIce Age 3Madagascar: Escape 2 AfricaKung Fu PandaMadagascar
Worldwide Gross$665,692,281$752,600,867$886,686,817$603,900,354$631,744,560$532,680,671
Foreign Gross$500,443,218$513,864,080$690,113,112$423,889,404$416,309,969$339,085,150
Foreign % of Worldwide75.2%68.3%77.8%70.2%65.9%63.7%
Domestic Gross$165,249,063$238,736,787$196,573,705$180,010,950$215,434,591$193,595,521
Domestic % of Worldwide24.8%31.7%22.2%29.8%34.1%36.3%
 
People SummaryKung Fu Panda 2Shrek Forever AfterIce Age 3Madagascar: Escape 2 AfricaKung Fu PandaMadagascar
Actor: Angelina Jolie#4---#2-
Actor: Ben Stiller---#5-#4
Actor: Cedric the Entertainer---#3-#2
Actor: Chris Rock---#3-#2
Actor: David Schwimmer---#3-#2
Actor: Dustin Hoffman#5---#2-
Actor: Jack Black#3---#2-
Actor: Jackie Chan#4---#2-
Actor: Jada Pinkett-Smith---#4-#3
Actor: Lucy Liu#2---#1-
Actor: Sacha Baron Cohen---#3-#2
Actor: Seth Rogen#3---#1-
Actor: Tom McGrath---n/a-n/a
Composer: Hans Zimmer#23--#21#11#17
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams-#5---#6
Composer: John Powell#13-#9-#6-
Director: Eric Darnell---#3-#2
Director: Tom McGrath---#3-#2
Producer: Mireille Soria---#3-#2
Writer: Eric Darnell---#3-#2
Writer: Glenn Berger#4---#2-
Writer: Jonathan Aibel#4---#2-
Writer: Tom McGrath---#2-#1
 
Genres & FranchisesKung Fu Panda 2Shrek Forever AfterIce Age 3Madagascar: Escape 2 AfricaKung Fu PandaMadagascar
Brand: DreamWorks Animation#12#4-#11#7#9
Franchise: Kung Fu Panda#2---#1-
Franchise: Madagascar---#3-#2
Genre: 3D#46#21#37---
Genre: Animation#42#17#30#39#24#32
Genre: Animation - Computer#37#16#27#35#21#29
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)-#35-#57#40-
Showdown: 'Kung Fu Panda 2' Versus Comps#6#1#3#5#2#4
Showdown: 'Madagascar' Melee---#3-#2
Showdown: DreamWorks Animation Vs. DreamWorks Animation ('Sh---#6#3#5
 
Chart RankingsKung Fu Panda 2Shrek Forever AfterIce Age 3Madagascar: Escape 2 AfricaKung Fu PandaMadagascar
All Time Domestic#221#92#154#184#125#156
All Time Worldwide#74#54#33#90#79#115
Yearly 2008---#8#6-
Yearly Opening Weekends 2008---#6#9-
Yearly PG Rated 2008---#2#1-
Worldwide Openings#87-#27---
Worldwide Yearly 2008---#6#3-
Foreign Opening Weekends#69-#18---
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#36-#45---
Opening Weeks#161#93#179#116#107#150
Movies That Never Hit #1#14-#6---
Opening Weekends Not At #1#11-#16--#13
Opening Day Gross-#111-#159#120-
Single Day Gross#499#150#618#171#299#555
Single Day Friday Gross-#119#189#179#129-
Single Day Monday Gross#36#33---#32
Single Day Saturday Gross#193#58-#68#117#216
Single Day Sunday Gross#133#69-#107#118-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time-#143-#161#197-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends-#129-#145#175-
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends#89-#178--#131
Opening Weekends#173#67#218#96#107#176
Opening Weekends - May#46#26---#48
Opening Weekends - Summer#118#44#143-#70#120
Top 3-Day Grosses-#68#203#92#100#167
Top 7-Day Grosses-#102#131#125#117-
Top 5-Day Grosses-#91-#102#121-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekend Openers#15----#14
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#19#22---#18
Independence Day Weekends--#15-#128#165
Second Weekends-#40#147#78#92#142
Third Weekends#151#40#132#173#67#140
Fourth Weekends-#47-#75#124#163
Fifth Weekends----#183#174
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#396#194#128#287#282#217
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#837#409#275#606#597#453
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1217#620#429#896#885#686
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2742#1684#1294#2200#2178#1820
Rated G and PG#81#35#57#67#48#59
Rated PG#64#28#45#51#38#47
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#38#11#51#22#24#40
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#46#13#62#26#30#48
Widest Releases#70#5#38#47#31#29
Widest Opening Releases#78#7#37#44#33#29
Widest PG Rated Openings#29#1#11#14#9#7
Widest PG Rated Releases#24#2#11#15#9#8
Fastest to $100 million#160#97#144#116#117#145
Fastest to $150 million#164#69#121#136#105#149
Fastest to $200 million-#65--#101-
Slowest to $100 million#395#458#411#439#438#410
Slowest to $200 million-#77--#41-
BOM Users' Grades----#102#478
BOM Users' Grades (2008 Releases)---#65#11-
Yearly (Wide) 2008---#8#6-
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2008---#6#9-
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#54-#61---
Opening Weeks Adjusted#266#147#252#146#139#152
Movies That Never #1 Adjusted#66-#24---
Opening Weekends Not At #1 Adjusted#17-#23--#6
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted-#182--#156-
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#72#61---#35
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted-#98-#80#148#205
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted-#109-#130--
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#63#37---#52
Opening Weekends Adjusted#284#105#310#111#129#185
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#179#73#193-#88#126
Second Weekends Adjusted-#70-#117#130#156
Third Weekends Adjusted-#98--#131#179
Fourth Weekends Adjusted-#148-#152--
Rated G and PG Adjusted-#123#155#169#126#121
Rated PG Adjusted#167#83#112#124#85#81
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#60#18#68#20#24#38
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#78#25#88#27#32#48
 
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