Monsters vs. Aliens

A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.

Grosses

Domestic (52%)
$198,351,526
Summary Details
DistributorDreamWorks
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Runtime1 hr 34 min
Opening Weekend$59,321,095
4,104 theaters
GenresAction Animation Comedy Family Sci-Fi Thriller
Widest Release4,136 theaters
In Release280 days/40 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Mar 27, 2009Friday1$16,754,032--4,104$4,082$16,754,0321
Mar 28, 2009Saturday1$24,284,775+44.9%-4,104$5,917$41,038,8072
Mar 29, 2009Sunday1$18,282,288-24.7%-4,104$4,454$59,321,0953
Mar 30, 2009Monday1$3,522,458-80.7%-4,104$858$62,843,5534
Mar 31, 2009Tuesday1$3,370,072-4.3%-4,104$821$66,213,6255
Apr 1, 2009Wednesday1$3,010,164-10.7%-4,104$733$69,223,7896
Apr 2, 2009Thursday1$2,966,433-1.5%-4,104$722$72,190,2227
Apr 3, 2009Friday2$8,791,536+196.4%-47.5%4,109$2,139$80,981,7588
Apr 4, 2009Saturday2$14,319,484+62.9%-41%4,109$3,484$95,301,2429
Apr 5, 2009Sunday2$9,498,145-33.7%-48%4,109$2,311$104,799,38710
Apr 6, 2009Monday2$3,201,391-66.3%-9.1%4,109$779$108,000,77811
Apr 7, 2009Tuesday2$3,541,165+10.6%+5.1%4,109$861$111,541,94312
Apr 8, 2009Wednesday2$3,157,111-10.8%+4.9%4,109$768$114,699,05413
Apr 9, 2009Thursday2$3,692,492+17%+24.5%4,109$898$118,391,54614
Apr 10, 2009Friday3$9,106,475+146.6%+3.6%4,136$2,201$127,498,02115
Apr 11, 2009Saturday3$8,112,607-10.9%-43.3%4,136$1,961$135,610,62816
Apr 12, 2009
Easter Sunday
Sunday2$4,593,171-43.4%-51.6%4,136$1,110$140,203,79917
Apr 13, 2009Monday2$3,378,822-26.4%+5.5%4,136$816$143,582,62118
Apr 14, 2009Tuesday2$2,419,599-28.4%-31.7%4,136$585$146,002,22019
Apr 15, 2009Wednesday2$2,052,180-15.2%-35%4,136$496$148,054,40020
Apr 16, 2009Thursday2$1,768,832-13.8%-52.1%4,136$427$149,823,23221
Apr 17, 2009Friday5$3,521,614+99.1%-61.3%3,662$961$153,344,84622
Apr 18, 2009Saturday4$5,589,330+58.7%-31.1%3,662$1,526$158,934,17623
Apr 19, 2009Sunday2$4,129,289-26.1%-10.1%3,662$1,127$163,063,46524
Apr 20, 2009Monday3$881,517-78.7%-73.9%3,662$240$163,944,98225
Apr 21, 2009Tuesday3$875,195-0.7%-63.8%3,662$238$164,820,17726
Apr 22, 2009Wednesday4$733,781-16.2%-64.2%3,662$200$165,553,95827
Apr 23, 2009Thursday4$739,046+0.7%-58.2%3,662$201$166,293,00428
Apr 24, 2009Friday7$2,027,339+174.3%-42.4%3,538$573$168,320,34329
Apr 25, 2009Saturday5$3,800,934+87.5%-32%3,538$1,074$172,121,27730
Apr 26, 2009Sunday3$2,692,553-29.2%-34.8%3,358$801$174,813,83031
Apr 27, 2009Monday7$448,542-83.3%-49.1%3,358$133$175,262,37232
Apr 28, 2009Tuesday7$473,240+5.5%-45.9%3,358$140$175,735,61233
Apr 29, 2009Wednesday7$422,242-10.8%-42.5%3,358$125$176,157,85434
Apr 30, 2009Thursday7$446,688+5.8%-39.6%3,358$133$176,604,54235
May 1, 2009Friday7$1,303,631+191.8%-35.7%2,626$496$177,908,17336
May 2, 2009Saturday5$2,628,114+101.6%-30.9%2,626$1,000$180,536,28737
May 3, 2009Sunday4$1,871,684-28.8%-30.5%2,626$712$182,407,97138
May 4, 2009Monday7$300,241-84%-33.1%2,626$114$182,708,21239
May 5, 2009Tuesday8$292,084-2.7%-38.3%2,626$111$183,000,29640
May 6, 2009Wednesday8$290,230-0.6%-31.3%2,626$110$183,290,52641
May 7, 2009Thursday10$223,126-23.1%-50%2,626$84$183,513,65242
May 8, 2009Friday9$676,562+203.2%-48.1%2,185$309$184,190,21443
May 9, 2009Saturday8$1,454,502+115%-44.7%2,185$665$185,644,71644
May 10, 2009Sunday8$1,129,376-22.4%-39.7%2,185$516$186,774,09245
May 11, 2009Monday9$185,658-83.6%-38.2%2,185$84$186,959,75046
May 12, 2009Tuesday9$191,523+3.2%-34.4%2,185$87$187,151,27347
May 13, 2009Wednesday9$192,595+0.6%-33.6%2,185$88$187,343,86848
May 14, 2009Thursday9$207,813+7.9%-6.9%2,185$95$187,551,68149
May 15, 2009Friday9$587,730+182.8%-13.1%1,951$301$188,139,41150
May 16, 2009Saturday7$1,473,146+150.7%+1.3%1,951$755$189,612,55751
May 17, 2009Sunday5$1,121,209-23.9%-0.7%1,951$574$190,733,76652
May 18, 2009Monday6$350,871-68.7%+89%1,951$179$191,084,63753
May 19, 2009Tuesday9$202,820-42.2%+5.9%1,951$103$191,287,45754
May 20, 2009Wednesday9$172,644-14.9%-10.4%1,951$88$191,460,10155
May 21, 2009Thursday9$185,763+7.6%-10.6%1,951$95$191,645,86456
May 22, 2009Friday9$294,979+58.8%-49.8%1,434$205$191,940,84357
May 23, 2009Saturday9$590,676+100.2%-59.9%1,434$411$192,531,51958
May 24, 2009Sunday9$573,543-2.9%-48.8%1,434$399$193,105,06259
May 25, 2009
Memorial Day
Monday8$601,482+4.9%+71.4%1,434$419$193,706,54460
May 26, 2009Tuesday9$134,540-77.6%-33.7%1,434$93$193,841,08461
May 27, 2009Wednesday9$131,084-2.6%-24.1%1,434$91$193,972,16862
May 28, 2009Thursday9$129,656-1.1%-30.2%1,434$90$194,101,82463
May 29, 2009Friday14$85,112-34.4%-71.1%566$150$194,186,93664
May 30, 2009Saturday14$140,046+64.5%-76.3%566$247$194,326,98265
May 31, 2009Sunday13$94,882-32.2%-83.5%566$167$194,421,86466
Jun 1, 2009Monday15$35,158-62.9%-94.2%566$62$194,457,02267
Jun 2, 2009Tuesday15$39,445+12.2%-70.7%566$69$194,496,46768
Jun 3, 2009Wednesday14$40,965+3.9%-68.7%566$72$194,537,43269
Jun 4, 2009Thursday14$46,176+12.7%-64.4%566$81$194,583,60870
Jun 5, 2009Friday18$74,109+60.5%-12.9%313$236$194,657,71771
Jun 6, 2009Saturday15$121,213+63.6%-13.4%313$387$194,778,93072
Jun 7, 2009Sunday14$75,551-37.7%-20.4%313$241$194,854,48173
Jun 8, 2009Monday16$30,785-59.3%-12.4%313$98$194,885,26674
Jun 9, 2009Tuesday15$40,486+31.5%+2.6%313$129$194,925,75275
Jun 10, 2009Wednesday15$44,402+9.7%+8.4%313$141$194,970,15476
Jun 11, 2009Thursday15$45,472+2.4%-1.5%313$145$195,015,62677
Jun 12, 2009Friday19$67,780+49.1%-8.5%255$265$195,083,40678
Jun 13, 2009Saturday18$84,666+24.9%-30.2%255$332$195,168,07279
Jun 14, 2009Sunday19$52,676-37.8%-30.3%255$206$195,220,74880
Jun 15, 2009Monday19$25,861-50.9%-16%255$101$195,246,60981
Jun 16, 2009Tuesday19$36,654+41.7%-9.5%255$143$195,283,26382
Jun 17, 2009Wednesday19$31,541-13.9%-29%255$123$195,314,80483
Jun 18, 2009Thursday19$33,747+7%-25.8%255$132$195,348,55184
Jun 19, 2009Friday22$49,300+46.1%-27.3%228$216$195,397,85185
Jun 20, 2009Saturday22$61,728+25.2%-27.1%228$270$195,459,57986
Jun 21, 2009Sunday21$54,380-11.9%+3.2%228$238$195,513,95987
Jun 22, 2009Monday22$22,128-59.3%-14.4%228$97$195,536,08788
Jun 23, 2009Tuesday20$29,175+31.8%-20.4%228$127$195,565,26289
Jun 24, 2009Wednesday20$26,706-8.5%-15.3%228$117$195,591,96890
Jun 25, 2009Thursday20$27,007+1.1%-20%228$118$195,618,97591
Jun 26, 2009Friday16$117,291+334.3%+137.9%311$377$195,736,26692
Jun 27, 2009Saturday17$141,192+20.4%+128.7%311$453$195,877,45893
Jun 28, 2009Sunday17$106,597-24.5%+96%311$342$195,984,05594
Jun 29, 2009Monday17$65,625-38.4%+196.6%311$211$196,049,68095
Jun 30, 2009Tuesday15$89,832+36.9%+207.9%311$288$196,139,51296
Jul 1, 2009Wednesday15$77,220-14%+189.1%281$274$196,216,73297
Jul 2, 2009Thursday15$89,008+15.3%+229.6%281$316$196,305,74098
Jul 3, 2009Friday18$111,694+25.5%-4.8%281$397$196,417,43499
Jul 4, 2009
Independence Day
Saturday20$67,880-39.2%-51.9%281$241$196,485,314100
Jul 5, 2009Sunday19$78,781+16.1%-26.1%281$280$196,564,095101
Jul 6, 2009Monday16$50,223-36.2%-23.5%281$178$196,614,318102
Jul 7, 2009Tuesday14$62,717+24.9%-30.2%281$223$196,677,035103
Jul 8, 2009Wednesday13$97,577+55.6%+26.4%281$347$196,774,612104
Jul 9, 2009Thursday13$91,901-5.8%+3.3%281$327$196,866,513105
Jul 10, 2009Friday21$81,840-10.9%-26.7%261$313$196,948,353106
Jul 11, 2009Saturday21$100,968+23.4%+48.7%261$386$197,049,321107
Jul 12, 2009Sunday22$67,500-33.1%-14.3%261$258$197,116,821108
Jul 13, 2009Monday20$37,958-43.8%-24.4%261$145$197,154,779109
Jul 14, 2009Tuesday17$51,443+35.5%-18%261$197$197,206,222110
Jul 15, 2009Wednesday21$45,428-11.7%-53.4%261$174$197,251,650111
Jul 16, 2009Thursday20$45,606+0.4%-50.4%261$174$197,297,256112
Jul 17, 2009Friday25$61,087+33.9%-25.4%230$265$197,358,343113
Jul 18, 2009Saturday26$73,354+20.1%-27.3%230$318$197,431,697114
Jul 19, 2009Sunday25$50,750-30.8%-24.8%230$220$197,482,447115
Jul 20, 2009Monday23$29,630-41.6%-21.9%230$128$197,512,077116
Jul 21, 2009Tuesday20$44,018+48.6%-14.4%230$191$197,556,095117
Jul 22, 2009Wednesday19$44,149+0.3%-2.8%230$191$197,600,244118
Jul 23, 2009Thursday18$42,924-2.8%-5.9%230$186$197,643,168119
Jul 24, 2009Friday27$42,694-0.5%-30.1%210$203$197,685,862120
Jul 25, 2009Saturday27$55,513+30%-24.3%210$264$197,741,375121
Jul 26, 2009Sunday27$35,987-35.2%-29.1%210$171$197,777,362122
Jul 27, 2009Monday23$21,400-40.5%-27.8%210$101$197,798,762123
Jul 28, 2009Tuesday22$31,319+46.4%-28.8%210$149$197,830,081124
Jul 29, 2009Wednesday22$33,753+7.8%-23.5%210$160$197,863,834125
Jul 30, 2009Thursday22$32,108-4.9%-25.2%210$152$197,895,942126
Jul 31, 2009Friday29$30,750-4.2%-28%155$198$197,926,692127
Aug 1, 2009Saturday31$34,964+13.7%-37%155$225$197,961,656128
Aug 2, 2009Sunday31$25,608-26.8%-28.8%155$165$197,987,264129
Aug 3, 2009Monday26$13,964-45.5%-34.7%155$90$198,001,228130
Aug 4, 2009Tuesday26$19,882+42.4%-36.5%155$128$198,021,110131
Aug 5, 2009Wednesday26$17,416-12.4%-48.4%155$112$198,038,526132
Aug 6, 2009Thursday25$19,052+9.4%-40.7%155$122$198,057,578133
Aug 7, 2009Friday31$24,306+27.6%-21%140$173$198,081,884134
Aug 8, 2009Saturday30$33,996+39.9%-2.8%140$242$198,115,880135
Aug 9, 2009Sunday32$20,014-41.1%-21.8%140$142$198,135,894136
Aug 10, 2009Monday31$10,717-46.5%-23.3%140$76$198,146,611137
Aug 11, 2009Tuesday27$15,919+48.5%-19.9%140$113$198,162,530138
Aug 12, 2009Wednesday26$22,285+40%+28%140$159$198,184,815139
Aug 13, 2009Thursday27$15,304-31.3%-19.7%140$109$198,200,119140
Aug 14, 2009Friday38$16,457+7.5%-32.3%116$141$198,216,576141
Aug 15, 2009Saturday38$23,104+40.4%-32%116$199$198,239,680142
Aug 16, 2009Sunday39$15,757-31.8%-21.3%116$135$198,255,437143
Aug 17, 2009Monday37$7,500-52.4%-30%116$64$198,262,937144
Aug 18, 2009Tuesday35$10,335+37.8%-35.1%116$89$198,273,272145
Aug 19, 2009Wednesday35$8,950-13.4%-59.8%116$77$198,282,222146
Aug 20, 2009Thursday36$9,641+7.7%-37%116$83$198,291,863147
Aug 21, 2009Friday38$11,008+14.2%-33.1%95$115$198,302,871148
Aug 22, 2009Saturday38$16,797+52.6%-27.3%95$176$198,319,668149
Aug 23, 2009Sunday38$12,460-25.8%-20.9%95$131$198,332,128150
Aug 24, 2009Monday38$4,565-63.4%-39.1%95$48$198,336,693151
Aug 25, 2009Tuesday38$5,059+10.8%-51%95$53$198,341,752152
Aug 26, 2009Wednesday39$4,700-7.1%-47.5%95$49$198,346,452153
Aug 27, 2009Thursday39$5,074+8%-47.4%95$53$198,351,526154
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