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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--#2#8
Franchise: Shrek#1#3--
Genre: Animation#1#11#5#16
Genre: Animation - Computer#1#10#4#15
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)--#1#3
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#8#69#21#90
All Time Adjusted#33#110#53#188
All Time Worldwide#30#139#27#155
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#44--
Opening Weeks#28#241#78#111
Opening Day Gross--#126#130
Single Day Gross#31#600#167#291
Single Day Friday Gross#59-#135#144
Single Day Monday Gross#5#40--
Single Day Saturday Gross#10#236#67#115
Single Day Sunday Gross#10-#60#123
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#31-#66#175
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#31-#64#158
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends#145#198#195-
Opening Weekends#24#219#72#111
Opening Weekends - May#9#55#27-
Opening Weekends - Summer#16#143#47#73
Eleventh Weekends#145#97#52-
Ninth Weekends#84#70#45-
Tenth Weekends#102#107#40-
Top 10-Day Grosses#35-#63-
Top 3-Day Grosses#160-#72#104
Top 4-Day Grosses#53-#80-
Top 6-Day Grosses#33-#85-
Top 7-Day Grosses#34-#86#121
Top 8-Day Grosses#36-#79-
Top 9-Day Grosses#39-#68-
Twelfth Weekends#168#138#106#199
Twelfth Weekends#185#160#112#134
Top 5-Day Grosses#34-#83#126
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#156-#161#190
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#140-#114-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#143-#148#182
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#118-#92-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#7#25--
Independence Day Weekends#161#156#91#60
Second Weekends#6#46#32#94
Third Weekends#5#29#27#55
Fourth Weekends#11#43#13#69
Fifth Weekends#17#22#16#54
Sixth Weekends#29#24#17#63
Seventh Weekends#74#28#18#118
Eighth Weekends#79#34#19-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#115#12#125#284
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#260#25#272#595
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#404#37#425#881
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1249#176#1289#2162
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#3#22#8#33
Rated PG#3#17--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#3#51--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#4#61#15#31
Widest Releases#21#151#332#62
Widest Opening Releases#23#202#341#61
Widest G Rated Openings--#21#5
Widest G Rated Releases--#22#5
Widest PG Rated Openings#6#79--
Widest PG Rated Releases#5#61--
Fastest to $100 million#47#181#82#124
Fastest to $150 million#36#126#68#105
Fastest to $200 million#32#96#59#82
Fastest to $250 million#14#70#46-
Fastest to $300 million#12-#33-
Slowest to $100 million#518#384#483#441
Slowest to $200 million#114#50#87#64
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#15#206#59#117
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#61-#130-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#71-#87-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#52-#75-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#42-#101#139
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#3#29#150-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#5#159#43#112
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#5#102#38#119
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#72-#149-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#80-#96-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#43-#124-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#35-#71-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#34-#62-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#6#49#20-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#15#180#49#105
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#10#123#36#72
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#186#122#86-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#139#99#74-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#153#135#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#187#165#140-
Second Weekends Adjusted#3#31#26#96
Third Weekends Adjusted#8#16#21#75
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#16#37#20#105
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#41#34#35#105
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#53#36#38#124
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#124#50#47-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#127#52#39-
Rated G Adjusted--#16#31
Rated G and PG Adjusted#23#57#31#87
Rated PG Adjusted#13#33--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#35--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#45#10#23
 
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