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The Grinch

The Cat in the Hat

Horton Hears a Who!

The Lorax
GenreFamily ComedyFamily ComedyAnimationAnimation
StudioUniversalUniversalFoxUniversal
Release DateNovember 17, 2000November 21, 2003March 14, 2008March 2, 2012
Domestic Gross$260,044,825$101,149,285$154,529,439$214,030,500
Production Budget$123 million$109 million$85 million$70 million
Running Time1 hr. 44 min.1 hr. 22 min.1 hr. 28 min.1 hr. 35 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGGPG
MPAA Reasonsome crude humorfor mild crude humor and some double-entendresbrief mild language.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Total Gross$260,044,825$101,149,285$154,529,439$214,030,500
Opening Weekend*$55,082,330$38,329,160$45,012,998$70,217,070
Theaters3,1273,4643,9543,729
Average$17,615$11,065$11,384$18,830
Opening % of Total21.2%37.9%29.1%32.8%
Second Weekend Drop-5.4%-36.2%-45.4%-44.7%
Widest Release3,2563,4673,9613,769
Close DateMarch 1, 2001March 18, 2004September 4, 2008July 26, 2012
In Release105 days / 15 weeksn/a175 days / 25 weeks147 days / 21 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Worldwide Gross$345,141,403$133,960,541$297,138,014$348,840,316
Foreign Gross$85,096,578$32,811,256$142,608,575$134,809,816
Foreign % of Worldwide24.7%24.5%48.0%38.6%
Domestic Gross$260,044,825$101,149,285$154,529,439$214,030,500
Domestic % of Worldwide75.3%75.5%52.0%61.4%
 
People SummaryThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Actor: Jim Carrey#1-#5-
Composer: John Powell--#17#7
Producer: Brian Grazer#1#14--
Producer: Christopher Meledandri--#9#6
Writer: Cinco Paul--#5#4
Writer: Ken Daurio--#5#4
 
Genres & FranchisesThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Genre: Animation--#60#33
Genre: Animation - Computer--#53#30
Genre: Family - Children's Book Adaptation#11#28#19#15
Showdown: Dr. Seuss Showdown#1#4#3#2
Showdown: Pre-Thanksgiving Family Comparison#1#3--
 
Chart RankingsThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
All Time Domestic#90#636#297#154
All Time Worldwide#317-#397#310
Opening Weeks#132#337#255#140
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends#8#39--
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends#10#40--
Single Day Gross#402#887#633#180
Single Day Friday Gross#179--#230
Single Day Saturday Gross#153#346#247#71
Single Day Sunday Gross#165--#92
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#138--#115
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#129--#108
Opening Weekends#163#318#240#94
Opening Weekends - March--#17#7
Opening Weekends - November#26#43--
Opening Weekends - Fall#164--#94
Opening Weekends - Holiday#36#64--
Opening Weekends - Spring--#23#12
Top 10-Day Grosses#95--#125
Top 3-Day Grosses#157-#230#94
Top 7-Day Grosses#141--#151
Top 9-Day Grosses#96--#126
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#41#311#266#244
Consecutive Weekends At #1#30#311#265#240
Second Weekends#31--#80
Third Weekends#47-#157#75
Fourth Weekends#39--#107
Fifth Weekends#23--#174
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#23#174#363#343
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#40#366#730#689
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#59#555#1053#1001
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#273#1542#2444#2368
Rated G and PG#31-#103#58
Rated PG#26#172-#48
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#40#71-#19
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#48#87#66#22
Widest Releases#554#374#99#178
Widest Opening Releases#664#353#93#184
Widest PG Rated Openings#192#124-#72
Widest PG Rated Releases#166#127-#66
Fastest to $100 million#112-#240#129
Fastest to $150 million#109--#122
Fastest to $200 million#101--#132
Slowest to $100 million#513#86#385#496
Slowest to $200 million#71--#40
BOM Users' Grades#504#672--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#79#315#310#211
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends Adjusted#3#44--
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends Adjusted#3#43--
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#72#259#286#90
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#91--#127
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March--#17#7
Opening Weekends Adjusted - November#16#43--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#105#280#289#129
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Fall#105--#129
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday#23#62--
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring--#24#12
Second Weekends Adjusted#10--#136
Third Weekends Adjusted#18--#164
Rated G and PG Adjusted#56--#156
Rated PG Adjusted#32--#113
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#19#62-#24
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#23#77#79#31
 
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