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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--#4#10
Franchise: Shrek#1#3--
Genre: Animation#2#15#6#20
Genre: Animation - Computer#2#14#5#19
Genre: Animation - Fantasy#1#4--
Showdown: 'Shrek' Vs. Himself#1#3--
Showdown: Biggest Animated Movies#2-#6-
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#12#83#26#105
All Time Adjusted#35#115#55-
All Time Worldwide#39#166#36#184
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#45--
Opening Weeks#39#278#93#133
Opening Day Gross--#150#154
Single Day Gross#53#730#226#368
Single Day Friday Gross#77-#165#174
Single Day Monday Gross#8#52--
Single Day Saturday Gross#18#287#89#145
Single Day Sunday Gross#17-#78#150
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#41-#85-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#40-#80#180
Opening Weekends#33#252#89#132
Opening Weekends - May#11#61#29-
Opening Weekends - Summer#21#158#54#83
Eleventh Weekends#150#100#54-
Ninth Weekends#88#73#48-
Tenth Weekends#104#110#41-
Top 10-Day Grosses#49-#77-
Top 3-Day Grosses#189-#89#125
Top 4-Day Grosses#67-#97-
Top 6-Day Grosses#43-#101-
Top 7-Day Grosses#44-#102#143
Top 8-Day Grosses#47-#95-
Top 9-Day Grosses#53-#82-
Twelfth Weekends#174#144#111-
Twelfth Weekends#192#166#116#138
Top 5-Day Grosses#44-#101#148
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#168-#173#205
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#142-#115-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#154-#159#196
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#120-#93-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#7#26--
Independence Day Weekends#174#169#102#68
Second Weekends#11#61#47#112
Third Weekends#10#40#38#67
Fourth Weekends#15#53#19#81
Fifth Weekends#22#27#21#64
Sixth Weekends#33#28#20#71
Seventh Weekends#81#30#19#125
Eighth Weekends#82#36#19-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#128#15#138#312
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#283#29#295#640
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#431#41#453#935
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1293#183#1335#2247
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#4#27#9#38
Rated PG#4#22--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#5#61--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#6#72#21#38
Widest Releases#28#194#396#79
Widest Opening Releases#31#250#407#77
Widest G Rated Openings--#22#5
Widest G Rated Releases--#23#5
Widest PG Rated Openings#9#97--
Widest PG Rated Releases#8#76--
Fastest to $100 million#61#208#98#145
Fastest to $150 million#48#145#84#121
Fastest to $200 million#42#112#74#97
Fastest to $250 million#21#85#59-
Fastest to $300 million#17-#46-
Slowest to $100 million#552#405#515#468
Slowest to $200 million#124#54#92#69
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#21#228#71#132
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#66-#142-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#85-#103-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#58-#85-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#53-#119#160
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#4#33#166-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#7#183#55#133
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#8#118#49#137
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#79-#163-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#94-#112-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#47-#136-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#42-#80-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#41-#70-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#8#53#22-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#20#200#61#120
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#13#132#42#79
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#189#124#86-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#142#100#74-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#154#136#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#192#169#142-
Second Weekends Adjusted#5#37#32#111
Third Weekends Adjusted#10#19#25#85
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#17#39#22#112
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#42#35#36#110
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#53#36#38#130
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#125#50#47-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#129#52#39-
Rated G Adjusted--#16#32
Rated G and PG Adjusted#23#59#31#93
Rated PG Adjusted#13#34--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#42--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#52#14#28
 
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