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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$895,614,978$461,983,149
Foreign Gross$478,612,511$216,744,207$555,900,000$217,900,167
Foreign % of Worldwide52.0%44.7%62.1%47.2%
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Domestic % of Worldwide48.0%55.3%37.9%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--#3#9
Franchise: Shrek#1#3--
Genre: Animation#1#13#5#18
Genre: Animation - Computer#1#12#4#17
Genre: Animation - Fantasy#1#4--
Showdown: 'Shrek' Vs. Himself#1#3--
Showdown: Biggest Animated Movies#1-#5-
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#10#75#23#97
All Time Adjusted#34#112#54#195
All Time Worldwide#35#150#32#166
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#45--
Opening Weeks#32#260#85#122
Opening Day Gross--#139#143
Single Day Gross#40#658#190#324
Single Day Friday Gross#67-#150#159
Single Day Monday Gross#6#45--
Single Day Saturday Gross#13#260#77#129
Single Day Sunday Gross#13-#68#135
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#35-#75#189
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#35-#72#169
Opening Weekends#28#237#79#121
Opening Weekends - May#10#59#28-
Opening Weekends - Summer#19#153#51#79
Eleventh Weekends#146#98#52-
Ninth Weekends#85#71#46-
Tenth Weekends#102#108#40-
Top 10-Day Grosses#41-#69-
Top 3-Day Grosses#177-#79#114
Top 4-Day Grosses#59-#87-
Top 6-Day Grosses#37-#93-
Top 7-Day Grosses#38-#94#132
Top 8-Day Grosses#40-#87-
Top 9-Day Grosses#45-#74-
Twelfth Weekends#169#139#107-
Twelfth Weekends#187#161#113#135
Top 5-Day Grosses#38-#91#137
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#160-#166#195
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#140-#114-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#147-#153#187
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#118-#92-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#7#25--
Independence Day Weekends#167#162#96#63
Second Weekends#8#52#38#102
Third Weekends#7#34#32#60
Fourth Weekends#12#48#16#74
Fifth Weekends#19#24#18#58
Sixth Weekends#30#25#18#66
Seventh Weekends#77#28#18#121
Eighth Weekends#80#34#19-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#120#14#130#297
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#266#27#278#612
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#414#39#435#903
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1269#180#1310#2202
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#3#24#8#35
Rated PG#3#19--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#4#56--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#5#66#17#34
Widest Releases#24#168#358#68
Widest Opening Releases#26#224#367#66
Widest G Rated Openings--#21#5
Widest G Rated Releases--#22#5
Widest PG Rated Openings#7#86--
Widest PG Rated Releases#6#66--
Fastest to $100 million#52#196#89#133
Fastest to $150 million#40#134#74#111
Fastest to $200 million#36#103#65#88
Fastest to $250 million#17#77#51-
Fastest to $300 million#14-#39-
Slowest to $100 million#537#393#500#456
Slowest to $200 million#119#52#90#67
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#18#218#65#124
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#63-#138-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#76-#94-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#54-#81-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#46-#110#148
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#3#30#158-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#6#171#48#121
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#7#110#43#127
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#76-#159-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#85-#103-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#44-#131-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#38-#74-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#37-#65-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#7#51#21-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#18#189#53#112
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#12#128#39#76
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#187#122#86-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#140#99#74-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#153#135#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#188#165#140-
Second Weekends Adjusted#4#34#29#102
Third Weekends Adjusted#9#17#23#80
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#16#38#21#108
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#41#34#35#107
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#53#36#38#127
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#124#50#47-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#127#52#39-
Rated G Adjusted--#16#31
Rated G and PG Adjusted#23#57#31#89
Rated PG Adjusted#13#33--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#38--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#48#11#25
 
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