Monsters, Inc.

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.

Grosses

Domestic (48.4%)
$255,873,250
Summary Details
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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Opening$62,577,067
3,237 theaters
Budget$115,000,000
MPAAG
Running Time1 hr 32 min
GenresAdventure Animation Comedy Family Fantasy
In Release425 days/60 weeks
Widest Release3,649 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 2, 2001Friday1$17,806,294--3,237$5,500$17,806,2941
Nov 3, 2001Saturday1$26,530,284+49%-3,237$8,195$44,336,5782
Nov 4, 2001Sunday1$18,240,489-31.2%-3,237$5,634$62,577,0673
Nov 5, 2001Monday1$3,747,215-79.5%-3,237$1,157$66,324,2824
Nov 6, 2001Tuesday1$4,051,321+8.1%-3,237$1,251$70,375,6035
Nov 7, 2001Wednesday1$2,889,981-28.7%-3,237$892$73,265,5846
Nov 8, 2001Thursday1$3,333,761+15.4%-3,237$1,029$76,599,3457
Nov 9, 2001Friday1$11,358,372+240.7%-36.2%3,269$3,474$87,957,7178
Nov 10, 2001Saturday1$19,794,492+74.3%-25.4%3,269$6,055$107,752,2099
Nov 11, 2001Sunday1$14,398,164-27.3%-21.1%3,269$4,404$122,150,37310
Nov 12, 2001Monday1$6,733,939-53.2%+79.7%3,269$2,059$128,884,31211
Nov 13, 2001Tuesday1$1,675,056-75.1%-58.7%3,269$512$130,559,36812
Nov 14, 2001Wednesday1$1,515,983-9.5%-47.5%3,269$463$132,075,35113
Nov 15, 2001Thursday1$1,549,082+2.2%-53.5%3,269$473$133,624,43314
Nov 16, 2001Friday2$5,757,128+271.6%-49.3%3,461$1,663$139,381,56115
Nov 17, 2001Saturday2$10,267,337+78.3%-48.1%3,461$2,966$149,648,89816
Nov 18, 2001Sunday2$6,692,220-34.8%-53.5%3,461$1,933$156,341,11817
Nov 19, 2001Monday2$1,402,508-79%-79.2%3,461$405$157,743,62618
Nov 20, 2001Tuesday2$1,967,596+40.3%+17.5%3,461$568$159,711,22219
Nov 21, 2001Wednesday2$4,002,611+103.4%+164%3,461$1,156$163,713,83320
Nov 22, 2001
Thanksgiving
Thursday3$4,460,991+11.5%+188%3,461$1,288$168,174,82421
Nov 23, 2001Friday2$9,913,815+122.2%+72.2%3,649$2,716$178,088,63922
Nov 24, 2001Saturday2$9,299,211-6.2%-9.4%3,649$2,548$187,387,85023
Nov 25, 2001Sunday2$4,841,975-47.9%-27.6%3,649$1,326$192,229,82524
Nov 26, 2001Monday3$780,672-83.9%-44.3%3,649$213$193,010,49725
Nov 27, 2001Tuesday3$691,864-11.4%-64.8%3,649$189$193,702,36126
Nov 28, 2001Wednesday3$586,506-15.2%-85.3%3,649$160$194,288,86727
Nov 29, 2001Thursday3$631,197+7.6%-85.9%3,649$172$194,920,06428
Nov 30, 2001Friday4$2,256,395+257.5%-77.2%3,390$665$197,176,45929
Dec 1, 2001Saturday4$4,225,818+87.3%-54.6%3,390$1,246$201,402,27730
Dec 2, 2001Sunday3$2,623,451-37.9%-45.8%3,390$773$204,025,72831
Dec 3, 2001Monday4$409,215-84.4%-47.6%3,390$120$204,434,94332
Dec 4, 2001Tuesday4$471,426+15.2%-31.9%3,390$139$204,906,36933
Dec 5, 2001Wednesday4$427,986-9.2%-27%3,390$126$205,334,35534
Dec 6, 2001Thursday4$459,216+7.3%-27.2%3,390$135$205,793,57135
Dec 7, 2001Friday4$1,597,207+247.8%-29.2%2,884$553$207,390,77836
Dec 8, 2001Saturday4$3,147,649+97.1%-25.5%2,884$1,091$210,538,42737
Dec 9, 2001Sunday4$1,852,598-41.1%-29.4%2,884$642$212,391,02538
Dec 10, 2001Monday4$338,490-81.7%-17.3%2,884$117$212,729,51539
Dec 11, 2001Tuesday5$382,830+13.1%-18.8%2,884$132$213,112,34540
Dec 12, 2001Wednesday4$359,978-6%-15.9%2,884$124$213,472,32341
Dec 13, 2001Thursday4$362,566+0.7%-21%2,884$125$213,834,88942
Dec 14, 2001Friday6$1,154,254+218.4%-27.7%2,462$468$214,989,14343
Dec 15, 2001Saturday6$2,324,034+101.3%-26.2%2,462$943$217,313,17744
Dec 16, 2001Sunday5$1,501,935-35.4%-18.9%2,462$610$218,815,11245
Dec 17, 2001Monday6$367,781-75.5%+8.7%2,462$149$219,182,89346
Dec 18, 2001Tuesday6$440,871+19.9%+15.2%2,462$179$219,623,76447
Dec 19, 2001Wednesday6$451,020+2.3%+25.3%2,462$183$220,074,78448
Dec 20, 2001Thursday6$574,240+27.3%+58.4%2,682$214$220,649,02449
Dec 21, 2001Friday9$982,718+71.1%-14.9%2,097$468$221,631,74250
Dec 22, 2001Saturday8$1,469,152+49.5%-36.8%2,097$700$223,100,89451
Dec 23, 2001Sunday8$1,349,646-8.1%-10.1%2,097$643$224,450,54052
Dec 24, 2001Monday6$935,205-30.7%+154.3%2,097$445$225,385,74553
Dec 25, 2001
Christmas Day
Tuesday12$962,926+3%+118.4%2,097$459$226,348,67154
Dec 26, 2001Wednesday8$1,575,184+63.6%+249.2%2,097$751$227,923,85555
Dec 27, 2001Thursday7$1,821,115+15.6%+217.1%2,097$868$229,744,97056
Dec 28, 2001Friday8$2,082,858+14.4%+111.9%1,701$1,224$231,827,82857
Dec 29, 2001Saturday8$2,180,454+4.7%+48.4%1,701$1,281$234,008,28258
Dec 30, 2001Sunday8$1,840,589-15.6%+36.4%1,701$1,082$235,848,87159
Dec 31, 2001
New Year's Eve
Monday8$1,617,373-12.1%+72.9%1,701$950$237,466,24460
Jan 1, 2002
New Year's Day
Tuesday8$1,724,169+6.6%+79.1%1,701$1,013$239,190,41361
Jan 2, 2002Wednesday8$875,651-49.2%-44.4%1,701$514$240,066,06462
Jan 3, 2002Thursday8$694,747-20.7%-61.9%1,701$408$240,760,81163
Jan 4, 2002Friday12$992,712+42.9%-52.3%1,425$696$241,753,52364
Jan 5, 2002Saturday10$1,952,036+96.6%-10.5%1,425$1,369$243,705,55965
Jan 6, 2002Sunday10$932,899-52.2%-49.3%1,425$654$244,638,45866
Jan 7, 2002Monday11$194,703-79.1%-88%1,425$136$244,833,16167
Jan 8, 2002Tuesday12$159,996-17.8%-90.7%1,425$112$244,993,15768
Jan 9, 2002Wednesday12$130,885-18.2%-85.1%1,425$91$245,124,04269
Jan 10, 2002Thursday12$138,775+6%-80%1,425$97$245,262,81770
Jan 11, 2002Friday15$425,227+206.4%-57.2%1,313$323$245,688,04471
Jan 12, 2002Saturday13$1,087,128+155.7%-44.3%1,313$827$246,775,17272
Jan 13, 2002Sunday13$683,314-37.1%-26.8%1,313$520$247,458,48673
Jan 14, 2002Monday14$115,598-83.1%-40.6%1,313$88$247,574,08474
Jan 15, 2002Tuesday14$116,250+0.6%-27.3%1,313$88$247,690,33475
Jan 16, 2002Wednesday14$107,687-7.4%-17.7%1,313$82$247,798,02176
Jan 17, 2002Thursday14$109,262+1.5%-21.3%1,313$83$247,907,28377
Jan 18, 2002Friday17$254,623+133%-40.1%1,374$185$248,161,90678
Jan 19, 2002Saturday14$613,443+140.9%-43.6%1,374$446$248,775,34979
Jan 20, 2002Sunday14$515,962-15.9%-24.5%1,374$375$249,291,31180
Jan 21, 2002
MLK Day
Monday12$628,342+21.8%+443.6%1,374$457$249,919,65381
Jan 22, 2002Tuesday17$76,211-87.9%-34.4%1,374$55$249,995,86482
Jan 23, 2002Wednesday17$62,711-17.7%-41.8%1,374$45$250,058,57583
Jan 24, 2002Thursday17$62,804+0.1%-42.5%1,374$45$250,121,37984
Jan 25, 2002Friday17$90,471+44.1%-64.5%627$144$250,211,85085
Jan 26, 2002Saturday15$278,465+207.8%-54.6%627$444$250,490,31586
Jan 27, 2002Sunday15$186,432-33.1%-63.9%627$297$250,676,74787
Jan 28, 2002Monday16$39,313-78.9%-93.7%627$62$250,716,06088
Jan 29, 2002Tuesday16$34,735-11.6%-54.4%627$55$250,750,79589
Jan 30, 2002Wednesday16$35,476+2.1%-43.4%627$56$250,786,27190
Jan 31, 2002Thursday16$36,105+1.8%-42.5%627$57$250,822,37691