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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--#6#3
Writer: Cinco Paul--#4#3
Writer: Ken Daurio--#4#3
 
Genres & FranchisesThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Genre: Animation--#49#25
Genre: Animation - Computer--#43#22
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#71#567#253#128
All Time Worldwide#261-#329#255
Opening Weeks#103#281#210#110
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends#6#32--
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends#7#33--
Single Day Gross#297#688#480#120
Single Day Friday Gross#138--#181
Single Day Saturday Gross#116#274#184#47
Single Day Sunday Gross#127--#67
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#108--#89
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#103--#85
Opening Weekends#128#263#195#71
Opening Weekends - March--#12#5
Opening Weekends - November#19#32--
Opening Weekends - Holiday#27#49--
Opening Weekends - Spring--#16#8
Top 10-Day Grosses#72--#99
Top 3-Day Grosses#123-#185#71
Top 7-Day Grosses#111--#120
Top 9-Day Grosses#74--#100
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#40#283#239#222
Consecutive Weekends At #1#29#283#238#219
Second Weekends#19#193#191#57
Third Weekends#34-#128#59
Fourth Weekends#29--#88
Fifth Weekends#17--#151
Sixth Weekends#13--#194
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#18#152#308#292
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#34#330#648#613
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#52#509#950#904
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#259#1459#2291#2221
Rated G and PG#25#189#90#49
Rated PG#20#153-#39
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#30#56-#13
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#38#71#53#16
Widest Releases#436#287#69#122
Widest Opening Releases#530#269#65#129
Widest PG Rated Openings#159#95-#51
Widest PG Rated Releases#132#98-#47
Fastest to $100 million#89-#198#103
Fastest to $150 million#87--#100
Fastest to $200 million#79--#107
Slowest to $100 million#466#83#357#452
Slowest to $200 million#63--#35
BOM Users' Grades#504#672--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#62#279#274#183
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends Adjusted#3#39--
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends Adjusted#3#38--
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#54#220#244#71
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#74--#106
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March--#12#6
Opening Weekends Adjusted - November#14#36--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#86#242#250#108
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday#19#52--
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring--#17#9
Second Weekends Adjusted#8#200-#113
Third Weekends Adjusted#15--#150
Rated G and PG Adjusted#54--#146
Rated PG Adjusted#31--#104
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#14#51-#19
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#18#66#68#26
 
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