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'Madagascar' Melee


Movie Summary
Madagascar

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Madagascar 3
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioDreamWorksParamount (DreamWorks)Paramount (DreamWorks)
Release DateMay 27, 2005November 7, 2008June 8, 2012
Domestic Gross$193,595,521$180,010,950$216,391,482
Production Budgetn/a$150 million$145 million
Running Time1 hr. 26 min.1 hr. 29 min.1 hr. 33 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGPG
MPAA Reasonmild language, crude humor and some thematic elementssome mild crude humorsome mild action and rude humor.
 

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Domestic SummaryMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
Total Gross$193,595,521$180,010,950$216,391,482
Opening Weekend*$47,224,594$63,106,589$60,316,738
Theaters4,1314,0564,258
Average$11,431$15,559$14,166
Opening % of Total24.4%35.1%27.9%
Second Weekend Drop-40.5%-44.5%-43.5%
Widest Release4,1424,0654,263
Close DateOctober 13, 2005February 26, 2009October 18, 2012
In Releasen/a112 days / 16 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 SummaryMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
Worldwide Gross$532,680,671$603,900,354$746,921,274
Foreign Gross$339,085,150$423,889,404$530,529,792
Foreign % of Worldwide63.7%70.2%71.0%
Domestic Gross$193,595,521$180,010,950$216,391,482
Domestic % of Worldwide36.3%29.8%29.0%
 
People SummaryMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
Actor: Ben Stiller#4#5#3
Actor: Cedric the Entertainer#2#3#1
Actor: Chris Rock#2#3#1
Actor: David Schwimmer#2#3#1
Actor: Jada Pinkett-Smith#3#4#2
Actor: Sacha Baron Cohen#2#3#1
Actor: Tom McGrathn/an/a-
Composer: Hans Zimmer#18#23#11
Director: Eric Darnell#2#3#1
Director: Tom McGrath#2#3#1
Producer: Mark Swift-#2#1
Producer: Mireille Soria#2#3#1
Writer: Eric Darnell#2#3#1
Writer: Tom McGrath#1#2-
 
Genres & FranchisesMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
Brand: DreamWorks Animation#9#11#6
Franchise: Madagascar#2#3#1
Genre: Animation#40#47#31
Genre: Animation - Computer#37#43#28
Showdown: 'Kung Fu Panda 2' Versus Comps#4#5-
Showdown: 'Madagascar' Melee#2#3#1
Showdown: DreamWorks Animation Vs. DreamWorks Animation ('Sh#5#6#2
 
Chart RankingsMadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3
All Time Domestic#188#221#152
All Time Worldwide#156#123#78
Opening Weeks#190#149#136
Opening Day Gross-#200#151
Single Day Gross#740#255#427
Single Day Friday Gross-#234#168
Single Day Saturday Gross#289#100#165
Single Day Sunday Gross-#142#161
Opening Weekends#224#126#137
Opening Weekends - Summer#138-#81
Top 3-Day Grosses#215#122#130
Top 7-Day Grosses-#159#145
Top 5-Day Grosses-#134#149
Independence Day Weekends#178-#137
Second Weekends#184#105#115
Third Weekends#176-#122
Fourth Weekends#200#94#150
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#261#342#318
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#519#687#646
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#767#1000#942
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1951#2360#2261
Rated G and PG#70#78#57
Rated PG#58#62#47
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#55#30#31
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#63#34#37
Widest Releases#46#71#23
Widest Opening Releases#45#66#20
Widest PG Rated Openings#11#20#6
Widest PG Rated Releases#14#23#7
Fastest to $100 million#184#147#142
Fastest to $150 million#186#168#126
Slowest to $100 million#454#491#496
Opening Weeks Adjusted#177#171#216
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#246#104#248
Opening Weekends Adjusted#215#135#209
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#138-#134
Second Weekends Adjusted#181#140-
Rated G and PG Adjusted#131#181#158
Rated PG Adjusted#90#135#115
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#46#26#44
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#56#33#54
 
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