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Summer Computer Animation Blockbusters (2003-2006)

Shrek 2 vs. Shrek vs. Finding Nemo


Movie Summary
Shrek 2

Shrek

Finding Nemo

Cars
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioDreamWorksDreamWorksBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 19, 2004May 16, 2001May 30, 2003June 9, 2006
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Production Budget$150 million$60 million$94 million$120 million
Running Time1 hr. 33 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 44 min.1 hr. 56 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGGG
MPAA Reasonfor some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content mild language and some crude humor
 

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Domestic SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Total Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Opening Weekend*$108,037,878$42,347,760$70,251,710$60,119,509
Theaters4,1633,5873,3743,985
Average$25,951$11,805$20,821$15,086
Opening % of Total24.5%15.8%20.7%24.6%
Second Weekend Drop-33.2%+0.3%-33.7%-43.9%
Widest Release4,2233,7153,4253,988
Close DateNovember 25, 2004December 6, 2001December 18, 2003October 19, 2006
In Release149 days / 21 weeks205 days / 29 weeks203 days / 29 weeks133 days / 19 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Worldwide Gross$919,838,758$484,409,218$895,614,978$461,983,149
Foreign Gross$478,612,511$216,744,207$555,900,000$217,900,167
Foreign % of Worldwide52.0%44.7%62.1%47.2%
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Domestic % of Worldwide48.0%55.3%37.9%52.8%
 
People SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Actor: Cameron Diaz#1#3--
Actor: Eddie Murphy#1#3--
Actor: Mike Myers#1#3--
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams#1#4--
Composer: John Powelln/a#1--
Director: Andrew Adamson#1#3--
Producer: Jeffrey Katzenberg#1#2--
 
Genres & FranchisesShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Brand: DreamWorks Animation#1#3--
Brand: Pixar--#3#9
Franchise: Shrek#1#3--
Genre: Animation#1#13#5#18
Genre: Animation - Computer#1#12#4#17
Genre: Animation - Fantasy#1#4--
Showdown: 'Shrek' Vs. Himself#1#3--
Showdown: Biggest Animated Movies#1-#5-
Showdown: Original CG Animation-#4#2-
Showdown: Pixar Originals (Summer Edition)--#2#4
Showdown: Pixar Vs. Pixar (Summer Edition)--#2#4
Showdown: Summer Computer Animation Blockbusters (2003-2006)#1#3#2#4
 
Chart RankingsShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
All Time Domestic#11#77#24#99
All Time Adjusted#35#114#56#197
All Time Worldwide#36#156#33#174
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#45--
Opening Weeks#34#268#87#125
Opening Day Gross--#142#146
Single Day Gross#46#688#206#343
Single Day Friday Gross#71-#156#165
Single Day Monday Gross#8#47--
Single Day Saturday Gross#15#271#81#134
Single Day Sunday Gross#15-#71#139
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#37-#79#194
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#36-#74#172
Opening Weekends#29#243#82#124
Opening Weekends - May#10#59#28-
Opening Weekends - Summer#19#153#51#79
Eleventh Weekends#148#98#52-
Ninth Weekends#85#71#46-
Tenth Weekends#102#108#40-
Top 10-Day Grosses#43-#71-
Top 3-Day Grosses#181-#82#117
Top 4-Day Grosses#61-#89-
Top 6-Day Grosses#38-#95-
Top 7-Day Grosses#39-#96#135
Top 8-Day Grosses#42-#89-
Top 9-Day Grosses#47-#76-
Twelfth Weekends#171#141#109-
Twelfth Weekends#189#163#115#137
Top 5-Day Grosses#39-#93#140
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#164-#169#199
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#140-#114-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#150-#155#190
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#118-#92-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#7#25--
Independence Day Weekends#167#162#96#63
Second Weekends#9#54#40#105
Third Weekends#8#35#33#61
Fourth Weekends#13#49#17#76
Fifth Weekends#20#25#19#60
Sixth Weekends#31#26#19#68
Seventh Weekends#79#29#19#123
Eighth Weekends#81#35#19-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#126#14#136#307
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#280#28#292#632
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#428#40#450#924
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1286#181#1328#2231
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#3#24#8#35
Rated PG#3#19--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#4#57--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#5#68#17#34
Widest Releases#24#177#374#70
Widest Opening Releases#27#234#382#68
Widest G Rated Openings--#22#5
Widest G Rated Releases--#23#5
Widest PG Rated Openings#7#90--
Widest PG Rated Releases#6#69--
Fastest to $100 million#54#200#91#136
Fastest to $150 million#42#137#76#113
Fastest to $200 million#37#105#67#90
Fastest to $250 million#18#79#53-
Fastest to $300 million#15-#40-
Slowest to $100 million#545#399#508#463
Slowest to $200 million#121#53#91#68
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#18#220#66#126
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#65-#140-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#79-#97-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#57-#82-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#49-#113#153
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#4#32#159-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#7#174#50#125
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#8#111#45#130
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#78-#161-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#88-#106-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#46-#133-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#39-#76-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#38-#66-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#7#51#21-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#18#192#55#114
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#12#128#39#76
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#187#122#86-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#140#99#74-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#153#135#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#190#167#142-
Second Weekends Adjusted#5#35#30#104
Third Weekends Adjusted#10#18#23#80
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#17#39#22#109
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#42#35#36#108
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#53#36#38#128
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#125#50#47-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#128#52#39-
Rated G Adjusted--#17#32
Rated G and PG Adjusted#23#58#32#90
Rated PG Adjusted#13#33--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#38--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#48#11#25
 
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