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Movie Summary
Monsters Vs. Aliens

Horton Hears a Who!

Meet the Robinsons

Ice Age 2

Robots

Ice Age
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioParamount (DreamWorks)FoxBuena VistaFoxFoxFox
Release DateMarch 27, 2009March 14, 2008March 30, 2007March 31, 2006March 11, 2005March 15, 2002
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Production Budget$175 million$85 millionn/a$80 million$75 million$59 million
Running Time1 hr. 34 min.1 hr. 28 min.1 hr. 32 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 21 min.
MPAA RatingPGGGPGPGPG
MPAA Reasonsci-fi action, some crude humor and mild languagesome mild language and innuendosome brief language and suggestive humormild peril
 

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Domestic SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Total Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Opening Weekend*$59,321,095$45,012,998$25,123,781$68,033,544$36,045,301$46,312,454
Theaters4,1043,9543,4133,9643,7763,316
Average$14,454$11,384$7,361$17,162$9,545$13,966
Opening % of Total29.9%29.1%25.7%34.8%28.1%26.3%
Second Weekend Drop-45.0%-45.4%-33.5%-50.3%-41.7%-35.1%
Widest Release4,1363,9613,4353,9693,7763,345
Close DateAugust 27, 2009September 4, 2008September 6, 2007September 7, 2006September 5, 2005September 2, 2002
In Release154 days / 22 weeks175 days / 25 weeks161 days / 23 weeks161 days / 23 weeks182 days / 26 weeks172 days / 25 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Worldwide Gross$381,509,870$297,138,014$169,333,034$660,940,780$260,718,330$383,257,136
Foreign Gross$183,158,344$142,608,575$71,510,863$465,610,159$132,518,318$206,869,731
Foreign % of Worldwide48.0%48.0%42.2%70.4%50.8%54.0%
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Domestic % of Worldwide52.0%52.0%57.8%29.6%49.2%46.0%
 
People SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Actor: John Leguizamo---#2-#3
Actor: Seth Rogen#2#4----
Composer: John Powell-#16-#10#19-
Director: Carlos Saldanha---#2#6#3
Director: Chris Wedge----#2#1
Producer: Chris Wedge-#2-#1--
Producer: Christopher Meledandri-#7-#5#8#6
 
Genres & FranchisesMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Brand: Blue Sky-#5-#2#8#3
Franchise: Ice Age---#2-#3
Genre: 3D#44-#98---
Genre: Animation#31#54#83#34#65#45
Genre: Animation - Computer#28#47#66#31#56#41
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#59---#80-
Showdown: 'Ice Age' Smackdown---#2-#3
Showdown: Biggest Animated Openers (January - April)#3--#4-#5
Showdown: Blue Sky Originals----#3#1
Showdown: March Animation Madness#1#4#6#2#5#3
Showdown: Off-Season Computer Animation Battle---#1#4#2
 
Chart RankingsMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
All Time Domestic#163#273#632#167#390#214
All Time Worldwide#224#360-#85#433#223
Opening Weeks#169#233#558#129#392#257
Opening Day Gross#198--#114--
Single Day Gross#292#543-#192-#516
Single Day Friday Gross#224--#122--
Single Day Saturday Gross#117#213-#78-#203
Single Day Sunday Gross#112--#111--
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#197--#125--
Opening Weekends#123#218#565#91#319#208
Opening Weekends - March#8#15#47#6#23#13
Opening Weekends - Spring#13#20#69#10#35#18
Top 3-Day Grosses#117#208-#90-#198
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#248-#217--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#247-#213--
Second Weekends#112--#100-#139
Third Weekends#77#139-#97-#131
Fourth Weekends#95--#94-#92
Fifth Weekends#120----#118
Sixth Weekends#155----#148
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#322#333#126#447#255#148
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#659#682#273#907#522#311
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#960#991#428#1298#782#486
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2312#2356#1294#2865#1997#1415
Rated G-#20#42---
Rated G and PG#59#96-#62#130#79
Rated PG#47--#50#101#63
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#10#29---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#28--#19#67#48
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#35#59#143#22#82#57
Widest Releases#37#80#351#74#140#419
Widest Opening Releases#39#74#341#70#127#407
Widest G Rated Openings-#6#20---
Widest G Rated Releases-#7#21---
Widest PG Rated Openings#11--#22#47#131
Widest PG Rated Releases#12--#24#52#131
Fastest to $100 million#150#219-#131-#218
Fastest to $150 million#146--#127-#186
Slowest to $100 million#439#370-#458#262#371
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#229#292#664#129#405#222
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#147#265-#58-#142
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#9#15#54#3#19#8
Opening Weekends Adjusted#165#271#683#86#330#163
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#13#21#82#6#27#12
Second Weekends Adjusted#170--#101-#99
Third Weekends Adjusted#148--#136-#121
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#148-#96
Rated G Adjusted-#52#72---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#155--#131-#122
Rated PG Adjusted#113--#90#180#82
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#38---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#32--#14#73#31
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#41#74#196#18#93#40
 
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