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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$899,207,253$462,216,280
Foreign Gross$478,612,511$216,744,207$559,492,275$218,133,298
Foreign % of Worldwide52.0%44.7%62.2%47.2%
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Domestic % of Worldwide48.0%55.3%37.8%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#17#6#23
Genre: Animation - Computer#2#16#5#22
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#13#88#27#111
All Time Adjusted#35#116#55-
All Time Worldwide#41#175#37#193
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#46--
Opening Weeks#42#292#100#140
Opening Day Gross--#158#163
Single Day Gross#59#774#242#390
Single Day Friday Gross#83-#176#186
Single Day Monday Gross#9#59--
Single Day Saturday Gross#20#302#95#153
Single Day Sunday Gross#19-#84#158
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#44-#91-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#43-#85#187
Opening Weekends#36#265#95#139
Opening Weekends - May#11#61#29-
Opening Weekends - Summer#22#161#55#84
Eleventh Weekends#153#100#54-
Ninth Weekends#90#74#48-
Tenth Weekends#106#112#41-
Top 10-Day Grosses#52-#83-
Top 3-Day Grosses#199-#95#132
Top 4-Day Grosses#71-#103-
Top 6-Day Grosses#46-#107-
Top 7-Day Grosses#47-#108#151
Top 8-Day Grosses#50-#101-
Top 9-Day Grosses#56-#88-
Twelfth Weekends#177#146#113-
Twelfth Weekends#194#168#117#139
Top 5-Day Grosses#47-#107#157
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#172-#177#210
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#144-#116-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#158-#163#201
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#122-#94-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#7#26--
Independence Day Weekends#174#169#102#68
Second Weekends#12#67#49#120
Third Weekends#11#42#40#69
Fourth Weekends#15#55#20#83
Fifth Weekends#22#28#21#66
Sixth Weekends#34#29#20#74
Seventh Weekends#84#30#19#129
Eighth Weekends#83#36#19-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#131#17#141#329
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#290#31#302#663
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#441#44#463#966
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1309#189#1352#2294
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#4#30#9#42
Rated PG#4#25--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#6#65--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#7#76#22#39
Widest Releases#29#210#419#88
Widest Opening Releases#33#269#430#86
Widest G Rated Openings--#22#5
Widest G Rated Releases--#23#5
Widest PG Rated Openings#10#104--
Widest PG Rated Releases#8#82--
Fastest to $100 million#63#220#103#151
Fastest to $150 million#50#151#90#127
Fastest to $200 million#45#119#78#104
Fastest to $250 million#23#90#63-
Fastest to $300 million#19-#50-
Slowest to $100 million#572#415#532#484
Slowest to $200 million#129#55#96#70
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#23#235#74#136
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#69-#149-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#90-#109-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#63-#91-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#56-#125#166
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#4#34#174-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#8#189#57#139
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#8#124#51#143
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#82-#170-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#99-#118-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#48-#144-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#44-#83-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#43-#73-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#8#53#22-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#22#206#64#125
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#13#133#43#80
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#189#124#86-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#142#100#74-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#154#136#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#194#170#143-
Second Weekends Adjusted#5#38#33#113
Third Weekends Adjusted#10#20#26#86
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#17#39#22#113
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#42#35#36#110
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#53#36#38#131
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#94
Rated PG Adjusted#13#34--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#43--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#53#15#29
 
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