Help us improve the site by taking this survey!
Adjuster:

Showdowns


Dr. Seuss Showdown


Movie Summary
The Grinch

The Cat in the Hat

Horton Hears a Who!

The Lorax
GenreFamily ComedyFamily ComedyAnimationAnimation
StudioUniversalUniversalFoxUniversal
Release DateNovember 17, 2000November 21, 2003March 14, 2008March 2, 2012
Domestic Gross$260,044,825$101,149,285$154,529,439$214,030,500
Production Budget$123 million$109 million$85 million$70 million
Running Time1 hr. 44 min.1 hr. 22 min.1 hr. 28 min.1 hr. 35 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGGPG
MPAA Reasonsome crude humorfor mild crude humor and some double-entendresbrief mild language.
 

ADVERTISEMENT (scroll to continue with chart)
 
Domestic SummaryThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Total Gross$260,044,825$101,149,285$154,529,439$214,030,500
Opening Weekend*$55,082,330$38,329,160$45,012,998$70,217,070
Theaters3,1273,4643,9543,729
Average$17,615$11,065$11,384$18,830
Opening % of Total21.2%37.9%29.1%32.8%
Second Weekend Drop-5.4%-36.2%-45.4%-44.7%
Widest Release3,2563,4673,9613,769
Close DateMarch 1, 2001March 18, 2004September 4, 2008July 26, 2012
In Release105 days / 15 weeksn/a175 days / 25 weeks147 days / 21 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Worldwide Gross$345,141,403$133,960,541$297,138,014$348,840,316
Foreign Gross$85,096,578$32,811,256$142,608,575$134,809,816
Foreign % of Worldwide24.7%24.5%48.0%38.6%
Domestic Gross$260,044,825$101,149,285$154,529,439$214,030,500
Domestic % of Worldwide75.3%75.5%52.0%61.4%
 
People SummaryThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Actor: Jim Carrey#1-#5-
Composer: John Powell--#17#7
Producer: Brian Grazer#1#14--
Producer: Christopher Meledandri--#9#6
Writer: Cinco Paul--#5#4
Writer: Ken Daurio--#5#4
 
Genres & FranchisesThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
Genre: Animation--#61#33
Genre: Animation - Computer--#54#30
Genre: Family - Children's Book Adaptation#11#28#19#15
Showdown: Dr. Seuss Showdown#1#4#3#2
Showdown: Pre-Thanksgiving Family Comparison#1#3--
 
Chart RankingsThe GrinchThe Cat in the HatHorton Hears a Who!The Lorax
All Time Domestic#91#645#301#155
All Time Worldwide#322-#406#314
Opening Weeks#134#343#260#142
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends#8#39--
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends#10#40--
Single Day Gross#410#900#643#185
Single Day Friday Gross#183--#234
Single Day Saturday Gross#157#351#251#73
Single Day Sunday Gross#168--#94
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#140--#117
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#131--#110
Opening Weekends#166#324#245#96
Opening Weekends - March--#20#9
Opening Weekends - November#26#43--
Opening Weekends - Holiday#36#64--
Opening Weekends - Spring--#26#14
Top 10-Day Grosses#96--#126
Top 3-Day Grosses#160-#235#96
Top 7-Day Grosses#143--#153
Top 9-Day Grosses#97--#127
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#41#314#267#244
Consecutive Weekends At #1#30#314#266#240
Second Weekends#31--#80
Third Weekends#47-#160#75
Fourth Weekends#39--#109
Fifth Weekends#23--#176
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#23#176#367#347
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#40#369#736#695
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#59#559#1061#1009
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#273#1548#2455#2379
Rated G and PG#32-#106#59
Rated PG#27#175-#49
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#41#73-#20
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#49#89#68#23
Widest Releases#563#381#102#182
Widest Opening Releases#674#360#96#188
Widest PG Rated Openings#194#126-#74
Widest PG Rated Releases#168#129-#68
Fastest to $100 million#114-#244#131
Fastest to $150 million#111--#124
Fastest to $200 million#102--#133
Slowest to $100 million#521#87#391#504
Slowest to $200 million#71--#40
BOM Users' Grades#504#672--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#80#318#313#213
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends Adjusted#3#44--
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends Adjusted#3#43--
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#73#262#290#91
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#92--#129
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March--#20#9
Opening Weekends Adjusted - November#16#43--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#107#283#292#131
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday#23#62--
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring--#27#14
Second Weekends Adjusted#10--#135
Third Weekends Adjusted#18--#164
Rated G and PG Adjusted#56--#156
Rated PG Adjusted#32--#113
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#20#63-#25
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#24#78#80#32
 
Note: Chart shows stats and charts with at least two movies in common.
Click on a movie title to view its full information.