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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--
Cinematographer: Jeremy Lasky--#3#4
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#24
Genre: Animation - Computer#2#16#5#23
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#17#98#34#122
All Time Adjusted#37#120#58#215
All Time Worldwide#48#199#44#217
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#48--
Opening Weeks#51#317#114#155
Opening Day Gross--#174#180
Single Day Gross#81#872#287#449
Single Day Friday Gross#99-#195#206
Single Day Monday Gross#12#69--
Single Day Saturday Gross#28#337#111#176
Single Day Sunday Gross#26-#98#180
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#54-#105-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#52-#97-
Opening Weekends#45#287#109#154
Opening Weekends - May#13#65#32-
Opening Weekends - Summer#26#173#62#92
Eleventh Weekends#162#105#57-
Ninth Weekends#97#80#52-
Tenth Weekends#112#119#43-
Top 10-Day Grosses#61-#96-
Top 3-Day Grosses#219-#109#147
Top 4-Day Grosses#83-#117-
Top 6-Day Grosses#54-#120-
Top 7-Day Grosses#55-#121#166
Top 8-Day Grosses#59-#114-
Top 9-Day Grosses#65-#101-
Twelfth Weekends#186#153#119-
Twelfth Weekends-#175#122#144
Top 5-Day Grosses#56-#121#172
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#179-#185#220
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#149-#119-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#165-#171#211
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#126-#96-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#8#28--
Independence Day Weekends#180#175#106#72
Second Weekends#14#77#57#132
Third Weekends#16#50#48#77
Fourth Weekends#21#64#26#92
Fifth Weekends#26#33#25#72
Sixth Weekends#37#32#22#80
Seventh Weekends#90#32#21#137
Eighth Weekends#89#39#21-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#138#19#148#348
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#302#35#314#693
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#453#48#475#1001
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1340#199#1385#2358
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#5#30#10#43
Rated PG#5#25--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#7#69--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#8#81#24#41
Widest Releases#41#247#477#116
Widest Opening Releases#46#315#490#114
Widest G Rated Openings--#23#6
Widest G Rated Releases--#24#6
Widest PG Rated Openings#12#117--
Widest PG Rated Releases#10#91--
Fastest to $100 million#76#242#117#167
Fastest to $150 million#60#166#105#142
Fastest to $200 million#54#132#89#117
Fastest to $250 million#27#101#73-
Fastest to $300 million#23-#59-
Slowest to $100 million#595#429#554#504
Slowest to $200 million#134#56#99#71
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#26#250#83#149
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#74-#154-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#100-#120-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#68-#98-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#66-#139#182
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#5#38#186-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#8#206#66#151
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#11#135#58#156
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#87-#176-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#109-#129-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#49-#153-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#48-#88-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#47-#78-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#8#56#24-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#26#220#73#138
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#14#140#47#86
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#193#126#88-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#146#101#75-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#156#138#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#200#175#146-
Second Weekends Adjusted#7#41#36#121
Third Weekends Adjusted#12#24#30#93
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#18#42#23#120
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#43#36#37#114
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#55#37#39#133
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#127#50#47-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#131#53#39-
Rated G Adjusted--#16#32
Rated G and PG Adjusted#23#60#31#95
Rated PG Adjusted#13#35--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#45--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#55#16#30
 
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