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
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 2-41$62,577,067-3,237-$19,331$62,577,0671
Nov 9-111$45,551,028-27.2%3,269+32$13,934$122,150,3732
Nov 16-182$22,716,685-50.1%3,461+192$6,563$156,341,1183
Nov 21-25
Thanksgiving 5-Day
2$32,518,603-3,649-$8,911$192,229,825-
Nov 22-25
Thanksgiving 4-Day
2$28,515,992-3,649-$7,814$192,229,825-
Nov 23-25
Thanksgiving 3-Day
2$24,055,001+5.9%3,649+188$6,592$192,229,8254
Nov 30-Dec 2
Post-Thanksgiving
4$9,105,664-62.1%3,390-259$2,686$204,025,7285
Dec 7-94$6,597,454-27.5%2,884-506$2,287$212,391,0256
Dec 14-166$4,980,223-24.5%2,462-422$2,022$218,815,1127
Dec 21-239$3,801,516-23.7%2,097-365$1,812$224,450,5408
Dec 21-25
Christmas long wknd
10$5,699,647-2,097-$2,718$226,348,671-
Dec 28-309$6,103,901+60.6%1,701-396$3,588$235,848,8719
Dec 28-Jan 1, 2002
New Year's long wknd
9$9,445,443-1,701-$5,552$239,190,413-
Jan 4-610$3,877,647-36.5%1,425-276$2,721$244,638,45810
Jan 11-1313$2,195,669-43.4%1,313-112$1,672$247,458,48611
Jan 18-2016$1,384,028-37%1,374+61$1,007$249,291,31112
Jan 18-21
MLK wknd
15$2,012,370-1,374-$1,464$249,919,653-
Jan 25-2723$555,368-59.9%627-747$885$250,676,74713
Feb 1-325$442,164-20.4%501-126$882$251,264,54014
Feb 8-1031$280,877-36.5%334-167$840$251,644,85615
Feb 15-18
Presidents' Day wknd
33$240,793-212-$1,135$251,959,644-
Feb 22-2434$147,102-178-$826$252,177,40717
Mar 1-338$134,032-8.9%184+6$728$252,338,34018
Mar 8-1040$122,065-8.9%164-20$744$252,557,79419
Mar 15-1747$68,695-43.7%117-47$587$252,706,61820
Mar 22-2455$32,177-53.2%84-33$383$252,753,60721
Mar 29-3150$34,154+6.1%91+7$375$252,813,23422
Apr 5-750$46,879+37.3%74-17$633$252,893,41623
Apr 12-1450$66,766+42.4%71-3$940$252,971,44924
Apr 19-2161$37,181-44.3%48-23$774$253,022,48725
Apr 26-2870$22,970-38.2%41-7$560$253,052,95226
May 3-569$15,426-32.8%44+3$350$253,075,91627
May 10-1259$29,970+94.3%54+10$555$253,114,76428
May 17-1946$44,509+48.5%68+14$654$253,178,58829
May 24-27
Memorial Day wknd
15$568,863-289-$1,968$253,763,957-
May 31-Jun 218$312,742-282-$1,109$254,252,78131
Jun 7-917$272,111-13%263-19$1,034$254,750,33232
Jun 14-1623$202,642-25.5%238-25$851$255,157,70733
Aug 2-444$67,470-123-$548$255,352,14740
Aug 9-1142$79,166+17.3%128+5$618$255,523,26441
Aug 16-1846$63,691-19.5%100-28$636$255,660,74142
Aug 23-2554$41,888-34.2%77-23$544$255,745,94143
Aug 30-Sep 154$23,361-44.2%42-35$556$255,792,17444
Aug 30-Sep 2
Labor Day wknd
72$23,361-42-$556$255,802,080-
Sep 6-867$20,197-13.5%30-12$673$255,832,72445
Sep 13-1575$18,206-9.9%28-2$650$255,856,71746
Sep 20-2297$8,427-53.7%22-6$383$255,870,17247