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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#14-#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#13#4-#11#7#9
Franchise: Kung Fu Panda#2---#1-
Franchise: Madagascar---#3-#2
Genre: 3D#50#23#39---
Genre: Animation#43#17#30#39#24#32
Genre: Animation - Computer#38#16#27#35#21#29
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)-#37-#58#41-
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#225#95#156#186#126#158
All Time Worldwide#74#54#33#91#79#118
Yearly 2008---#8#6-
Yearly Opening Weekends 2008---#6#9-
Yearly PG Rated 2008---#2#1-
Worldwide Openings#88-#27---
Worldwide Yearly 2008---#6#3-
Foreign Opening Weekends#70-#18---
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#36-#45---
Opening Weeks#163#94#181#118#109#152
Movies That Never Hit #1#15-#6---
Opening Weekends Not At #1#11-#16--#13
Opening Day Gross-#113-#161#122-
Single Day Gross#504#152#624#173#303#560
Single Day Friday Gross-#121#191#181#131-
Single Day Monday Gross#36#33---#32
Single Day Saturday Gross#195#59-#69#118#218
Single Day Sunday Gross#135#70-#108#120-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time-#145-#163#199-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends-#131-#147#177-
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends#91-#181--#133
Opening Weekends#175#68#221#98#109#178
Opening Weekends - May#46#26---#48
Opening Weekends - Summer#120#45#146-#72#122
Top 3-Day Grosses-#69#206#94#102#169
Top 7-Day Grosses-#103#133#127#119-
Top 5-Day Grosses-#92-#104#123-
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#149#79#93#144
Third Weekends#154#40#133#176#68#141
Fourth Weekends-#48-#76#126#165
Fifth Weekends----#184#175
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#399#194#128#288#283#218
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#842#410#276#609#600#455
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1223#622#430#900#889#689
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2754#1691#1300#2209#2187#1828
Rated G and PG#82#36#57#67#48#59
Rated PG#65#29#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#72#5#38#48#31#29
Widest Opening Releases#79#7#37#45#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#162#98#146#118#119#147
Fastest to $150 million#166#70#122#138#106#151
Fastest to $200 million-#66--#103-
Slowest to $100 million#396#460#412#440#439#411
Slowest to $200 million-#79--#42-
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#268#148#254#147#140#153
Movies That Never #1 Adjusted#67-#24---
Opening Weekends Not At #1 Adjusted#17-#23--#6
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted-#184--#158-
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#72#61---#35
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted-#99-#80#149#206
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted-#110-#131--
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#63#37---#52
Opening Weekends Adjusted#286#106#312#112#130#187
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#181#74#195-#89#128
Second Weekends Adjusted-#70-#118#131#157
Third Weekends Adjusted-#98--#131#180
Fourth Weekends Adjusted-#149-#153--
Rated G and PG Adjusted-#123#155#169#126#121
Rated PG Adjusted#168#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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