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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--#16#7
Producer: Brian Grazer#1#14--
Producer: Christopher Meledandri--#7#4
Writer: Cinco Paul--#4#3
Writer: Ken Daurio--#4#3
 
Genres & FranchisesThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Genre: Animation--#54#28
Genre: Animation - Computer--#47#25
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#79#600#273#138
All Time Worldwide#287-#360#281
Opening Weeks#116#308#233#124
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends#7#34--
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends#8#35--
Single Day Gross#341#773#543#140
Single Day Friday Gross#157--#203
Single Day Saturday Gross#133#308#213#56
Single Day Sunday Gross#144--#77
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#122--#101
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#115--#96
Opening Weekends#145#288#218#80
Opening Weekends - March--#15#5
Opening Weekends - November#21#35--
Opening Weekends - Holiday#29#53--
Opening Weekends - Spring--#20#9
Top 10-Day Grosses#81--#110
Top 3-Day Grosses#140-#208#80
Top 7-Day Grosses#124--#134
Top 9-Day Grosses#83--#111
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#40#296#249#230
Consecutive Weekends At #1#29#296#248#227
Second Weekends#25--#66
Third Weekends#39-#139#66
Fourth Weekends#33--#96
Fifth Weekends#20--#162
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#20#160#333#315
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#36#340#682#644
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#54#525#991#942
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#264#1494#2356#2283
Rated G and PG#27#197#96#52
Rated PG#22#161-#42
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#35#62-#15
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#43#77#59#18
Widest Releases#487#322#80#144
Widest Opening Releases#590#304#74#149
Widest PG Rated Openings#172#106-#58
Widest PG Rated Releases#145#109-#55
Fastest to $100 million#98-#219#113
Fastest to $150 million#95--#108
Fastest to $200 million#87--#117
Slowest to $100 million#491#86#370#476
Slowest to $200 million#68--#38
BOM Users' Grades#504#672--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#69#296#291#195
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends Adjusted#3#40--
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends Adjusted#3#39--
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#62#238#264#79
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#81--#115
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March--#15#6
Opening Weekends Adjusted - November#15#38--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#95#262#271#118
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday#20#55--
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring--#21#10
Second Weekends Adjusted#9--#122
Third Weekends Adjusted#16--#156
Rated G and PG Adjusted#54--#148
Rated PG Adjusted#31--#106
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#16#57-#21
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#20#72#74#28
 
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