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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--
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#16#6#23
Genre: Animation - Computer#2#15#5#22
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#13#86#27#110
All Time Adjusted#35#116#55-
All Time Worldwide#41#173#37#191
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#46--
Opening Weeks#41#289#98#138
Opening Day Gross--#156#160
Single Day Gross#56#762#236#380
Single Day Friday Gross#81-#173#182
Single Day Monday Gross#9#58--
Single Day Saturday Gross#19#298#92#149
Single Day Sunday Gross#18-#81#155
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#43-#88-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#42-#83#184
Opening Weekends#35#262#93#136
Opening Weekends - May#11#61#29-
Opening Weekends - Summer#22#161#55#84
Eleventh Weekends#152#100#54-
Ninth Weekends#89#73#48-
Tenth Weekends#105#111#41-
Top 10-Day Grosses#51-#81-
Top 3-Day Grosses#196-#93#129
Top 4-Day Grosses#69-#101-
Top 6-Day Grosses#45-#105-
Top 7-Day Grosses#46-#106#149
Top 8-Day Grosses#49-#99-
Top 9-Day Grosses#55-#86-
Twelfth Weekends#177#146#113-
Twelfth Weekends#194#168#117#139
Top 5-Day Grosses#46-#105#154
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#172-#177#210
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#142-#115-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#158-#163#201
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#120-#93-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#7#26--
Independence Day Weekends#174#169#102#68
Second Weekends#11#66#48#118
Third Weekends#11#42#40#69
Fourth Weekends#15#55#20#83
Fifth Weekends#22#28#21#66
Sixth Weekends#34#29#20#74
Seventh Weekends#84#30#19#129
Eighth Weekends#82#36#19-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#131#17#141#329
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#289#31#301#661
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#440#44#462#962
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1308#189#1351#2290
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#4#28#9#41
Rated PG#4#23--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#5#64--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#6#75#21#38
Widest Releases#29#207#415#86
Widest Opening Releases#32#265#426#84
Widest G Rated Openings--#22#5
Widest G Rated Releases--#23#5
Widest PG Rated Openings#9#103--
Widest PG Rated Releases#8#81--
Fastest to $100 million#62#217#101#149
Fastest to $150 million#49#149#88#125
Fastest to $200 million#44#117#77#102
Fastest to $250 million#22#89#62-
Fastest to $300 million#18-#49-
Slowest to $100 million#568#413#529#481
Slowest to $200 million#128#55#95#70
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#22#233#73#134
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#69-#148-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#89-#108-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#62-#90-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#55-#123#164
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#4#34#173-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#7#186#56#136
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#8#121#50#140
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#82-#169-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#98-#117-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#48-#143-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#43-#82-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#42-#72-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#8#53#22-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#21#204#63#123
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#13#133#43#80
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#189#124#86-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#142#100#74-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#154#136#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#194#170#143-
Second Weekends Adjusted#5#37#32#112
Third Weekends Adjusted#10#20#26#86
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#17#39#22#113
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#42#35#36#110
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#53#36#38#131
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#125#50#47-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#129#52#39-
Rated G Adjusted--#16#32
Rated G and PG Adjusted#23#59#31#94
Rated PG Adjusted#13#34--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#42--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#52#14#28
 
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