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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--
Cinematographer: Jeremy Lasky--#3#4
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#16#96#33#120
All Time Adjusted#36#119#57#214
All Time Worldwide#47#197#43#215
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#48--
Opening Weeks#49#313#111#152
Opening Day Gross--#170#176
Single Day Gross#73#852#274#431
Single Day Friday Gross#94-#190#201
Single Day Monday Gross#11#67--
Single Day Saturday Gross#25#331#107#170
Single Day Sunday Gross#23-#93#174
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#51-#101-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#49-#94#197
Opening Weekends#42#283#105#150
Opening Weekends - May#12#63#30-
Opening Weekends - Summer#24#170#59#89
Eleventh Weekends#161#104#56-
Ninth Weekends#97#80#52-
Tenth Weekends#112#119#43-
Top 10-Day Grosses#59-#93-
Top 3-Day Grosses#215-#105#143
Top 4-Day Grosses#80-#114-
Top 6-Day Grosses#52-#117-
Top 7-Day Grosses#53-#118#163
Top 8-Day Grosses#57-#111-
Top 9-Day Grosses#63-#98-
Twelfth Weekends#185#152#118-
Twelfth Weekends-#174#121#143
Top 5-Day Grosses#54-#118#169
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#178-#184#219
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#149-#118-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#164-#170#210
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#126-#95-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#7#27--
Independence Day Weekends#180#175#106#72
Second Weekends#13#75#56#130
Third Weekends#15#49#47#76
Fourth Weekends#20#63#25#91
Fifth Weekends#25#32#24#71
Sixth Weekends#36#31#22#79
Seventh Weekends#89#32#21#136
Eighth Weekends#88#39#21-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#138#19#148#348
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#301#35#313#692
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#452#48#474#1000
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1337#199#1382#2355
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#68--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#7#80#23#40
Widest Releases#37#242#471#111
Widest Opening Releases#42#309#483#109
Widest G Rated Openings--#23#6
Widest G Rated Releases--#24#6
Widest PG Rated Openings#11#116--
Widest PG Rated Releases#9#90--
Fastest to $100 million#72#238#113#163
Fastest to $150 million#57#162#101#138
Fastest to $200 million#52#130#87#115
Fastest to $250 million#26#99#71-
Fastest to $300 million#22-#58-
Slowest to $100 million#595#429#554#504
Slowest to $200 million#134#56#99#71
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#25#247#81#146
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#73-#153-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#98-#118-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#67-#97-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#63-#134#177
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#5#37#183-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#7#202#63#147
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#9#131#55#151
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#86-#175-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#107-#127-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#49-#152-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#46-#86-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#45-#76-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#8#54#23-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#24#216#70#134
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#13#137#45#83
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#192#125#87-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#146#101#75-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#156#138#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#199#174#145-
Second Weekends Adjusted#6#40#35#120
Third Weekends Adjusted#11#23#29#92
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#18#41#23#119
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#43#36#37#113
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#55#37#39#133
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#127#50#47-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#131#53#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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