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Summer Computer Animation Blockbusters (2003-2006)

Shrek 2 vs. Shrek vs. Finding Nemo


Movie SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
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#17#6#24
Genre: Animation - Computer#2#16#5#23
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#14#92#30#117
All Time Adjusted#35#117#55#210
All Time Worldwide#44#189#40#207
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#47--
Opening Weeks#47#305#107#148
Opening Day Gross--#168#174
Single Day Gross#66#818#262#416
Single Day Friday Gross#91-#186#197
Single Day Monday Gross#9#61--
Single Day Saturday Gross#22#321#102#165
Single Day Sunday Gross#20-#90#169
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#48-#98-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#47-#92#195
Opening Weekends#40#279#103#148
Opening Weekends - May#12#63#30-
Opening Weekends - Summer#24#170#59#89
Eleventh Weekends#156#101#54-
Ninth Weekends#93#76#49-
Tenth Weekends#108#115#41-
Top 10-Day Grosses#57-#90-
Top 3-Day Grosses#212-#103#141
Top 4-Day Grosses#77-#111-
Top 6-Day Grosses#50-#114-
Top 7-Day Grosses#51-#115#159
Top 8-Day Grosses#55-#108-
Top 9-Day Grosses#61-#95-
Twelfth Weekends#180#148#114-
Twelfth Weekends#196#169#118#140
Top 5-Day Grosses#52-#115#165
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#174-#180#215
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#146-#117-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#160-#166#206
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#124-#95-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#7#27--
Independence Day Weekends#180#175#106#72
Second Weekends#12#72#53#126
Third Weekends#13#46#44#73
Fourth Weekends#17#59#22#87
Fifth Weekends#23#30#22#68
Sixth Weekends#34#29#20#76
Seventh Weekends#86#30#19#132
Eighth Weekends#85#36#19-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#132#17#142#336
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#292#32#304#676
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#443#45#465#981
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1320#192#1364#2322
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#5#30#10#43
Rated PG#5#25--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#6#67--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#7#79#23#40
Widest Releases#35#231#452#107
Widest Opening Releases#40#295#464#104
Widest G Rated Openings--#23#6
Widest G Rated Releases--#24#6
Widest PG Rated Openings#11#111--
Widest PG Rated Releases#9#87--
Fastest to $100 million#69#232#110#159
Fastest to $150 million#55#158#97#134
Fastest to $200 million#50#126#83#111
Fastest to $250 million#24#95#67-
Fastest to $300 million#20-#54-
Slowest to $100 million#583#420#542#493
Slowest to $200 million#131#55#98#70
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#23#243#79#143
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#69-#149-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#94-#115-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#63-#91-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#61-#132#174
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#4#34#177-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#7#197#60#144
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#8#128#52#148
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#82-#170-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#103-#124-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#48-#145-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#44-#84-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#43-#74-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#8#54#23-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#22#214#68#132
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#13#137#45#83
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#189#124#86-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#143#100#74-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#154#136#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#195#171#143-
Second Weekends Adjusted#5#38#33#117
Third Weekends Adjusted#10#21#27#89
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#17#39#22#116
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#42#35#36#111
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#60#31#95
Rated PG Adjusted#13#35--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#44--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#54#15#29
 
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