The Lorax

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

Grosses

Domestic (61.4%)
$214,030,500
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Runtime1 hr 26 min
Opening Weekend$70,217,070
3,729 theaters
GenresAdventure Animation Drama Family Fantasy Musical
Widest Release3,769 theaters
In Release305 days/43 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Mar 2, 2012Friday1$17,526,300--3,729$4,700$17,526,3001
Mar 3, 2012Saturday1$31,286,310+78.5%-3,729$8,390$48,812,6102
Mar 4, 2012Sunday1$21,404,460-31.6%-3,729$5,740$70,217,0703
Mar 5, 2012Monday1$3,485,750-83.7%-3,729$934$73,702,8204
Mar 6, 2012Tuesday1$3,674,910+5.4%-3,729$985$77,377,7305
Mar 7, 2012Wednesday1$2,611,125-28.9%-3,729$700$79,988,8556
Mar 8, 2012Thursday1$2,889,975+10.7%-3,729$775$82,878,8307
Mar 9, 2012Friday2$9,571,030+231.2%-45.4%3,746$2,555$92,449,8608
Mar 10, 2012Saturday1$17,905,880+87.1%-42.8%3,746$4,780$110,355,7409
Mar 11, 2012Sunday1$11,369,110-36.5%-46.9%3,746$3,035$121,724,85010
Mar 12, 2012Monday1$3,426,660-69.9%-1.7%3,746$914$125,151,51011
Mar 13, 2012Tuesday1$3,916,050+14.3%+6.6%3,746$1,045$129,067,56012
Mar 14, 2012Wednesday1$3,126,450-20.2%+19.7%3,746$834$132,194,01013
Mar 15, 2012Thursday1$3,429,005+9.7%+18.7%3,746$915$135,623,01514
Mar 16, 2012Friday2$6,784,200+97.8%-29.1%3,769$1,800$142,407,21515
Mar 17, 2012Saturday2$9,592,105+41.4%-46.4%3,769$2,545$151,999,32016
Mar 18, 2012Sunday2$6,388,455-33.4%-43.8%3,769$1,695$158,387,77517
Mar 19, 2012Monday2$1,451,065-77.3%-57.7%3,769$385$159,838,84018
Mar 20, 2012Tuesday2$1,620,670+11.7%-58.6%3,769$430$161,459,51019
Mar 21, 2012Wednesday2$1,357,125-16.3%-56.6%3,769$360$162,816,63520
Mar 22, 2012Thursday2$1,413,375+4.1%-58.8%3,769$375$164,230,01021
Mar 23, 2012Friday3$3,235,760+128.9%-52.3%3,677$880$167,465,77022
Mar 24, 2012Saturday3$5,919,970+83%-38.3%3,677$1,610$173,385,74023
Mar 25, 2012Sunday3$4,026,315-32%-37%3,677$1,095$177,412,05524
Mar 26, 2012Monday3$1,011,175-74.9%-30.3%3,677$275$178,423,23025
Mar 27, 2012Tuesday3$1,120,600+10.8%-30.9%3,677$304$179,543,83026
Mar 28, 2012Wednesday3$956,025-14.7%-29.6%3,677$260$180,499,85527
Mar 29, 2012Thursday3$1,047,945+9.6%-25.9%3,677$285$181,547,80028
Mar 30, 2012Friday5$2,072,640+97.8%-35.9%3,264$635$183,620,44029
Mar 31, 2012Saturday5$3,541,445+70.9%-40.2%3,264$1,085$187,161,88530
Apr 1, 2012Sunday5$2,170,560-38.7%-46.1%3,264$665$189,332,44531
Apr 2, 2012Monday5$800,565-63.1%-20.8%3,264$245$190,133,01032
Apr 3, 2012Tuesday5$1,011,840+26.4%-9.7%3,264$310$191,144,85033
Apr 4, 2012Wednesday6$891,750-11.9%-6.7%3,075$290$192,036,60034
Apr 5, 2012Thursday6$1,137,750+27.6%+8.6%3,075$370$193,174,35035
Apr 6, 2012Friday7$2,252,250+98%+8.7%3,003$750$195,426,60036
Apr 7, 2012Saturday7$1,711,710-24%-51.7%3,003$570$197,138,31037
Apr 8, 2012
Easter Sunday
Sunday7$1,066,065-37.7%-50.9%3,003$355$198,204,37538
Apr 9, 2012Monday7$1,006,005-5.6%+25.7%3,003$335$199,210,38039
Apr 10, 2012Tuesday7$780,780-22.4%-22.8%3,003$260$199,991,16040
Apr 11, 2012Wednesday7$795,795+1.9%-10.8%3,003$265$200,786,95541
Apr 12, 2012Thursday7$675,675-15.1%-40.6%3,003$225$201,462,63042
Apr 13, 2012Friday10$865,920+28.2%-61.6%2,112$410$202,328,55043
Apr 14, 2012Saturday10$1,320,035+52.4%-22.9%2,112$625$203,648,58544
Apr 15, 2012Sunday10$865,330-34.4%-18.8%2,112$409$204,513,91545
Apr 16, 2012Monday10$179,520-79.3%-82.2%2,112$85$204,693,43546
Apr 17, 2012Tuesday10$190,080+5.9%-75.7%2,112$90$204,883,51547
Apr 18, 2012Wednesday10$179,605-5.5%-77.4%2,112$85$205,063,12048
Apr 19, 2012Thursday10$190,145+5.9%-71.9%2,112$90$205,253,26549
Apr 20, 2012Friday13$395,750+108.1%-54.3%1,583$250$205,649,01550
Apr 21, 2012Saturday13$838,990+112%-36.4%1,583$530$206,488,00551
Apr 22, 2012Sunday13$664,860-20.8%-23.2%1,583$420$207,152,86552
Apr 23, 2012Monday13$110,985-83.3%-38.2%1,583$70$207,263,85053
Apr 24, 2012Tuesday13$118,725+7%-37.5%1,583$75$207,382,57554
Apr 25, 2012Wednesday13$94,980-20%-47.1%1,583$60$207,477,55555
Apr 26, 2012Thursday14$110,125+15.9%-42.1%1,583$69$207,587,68056
Apr 27, 2012Friday17$194,260+76.4%-50.9%883$220$207,781,94057
Apr 28, 2012Saturday17$402,155+107%-52.1%883$455$208,184,09558
Apr 29, 2012Sunday16$251,655-37.4%-62.1%883$285$208,435,75059
Apr 30, 2012Monday18$44,150-82.5%-60.2%883$50$208,479,90060
May 1, 2012Tuesday19$48,565+10%-59.1%883$55$208,528,46561
May 2, 2012Wednesday20$39,735-18.2%-58.2%883$45$208,568,20062
May 3, 2012Thursday20$39,445-0.7%-64.2%883$44$208,607,64563
May 4, 2012Friday17$106,805+170.8%-45%521$205$208,714,45064
May 5, 2012Saturday16$195,375+82.9%-51.4%521$375$208,909,82565
May 6, 2012Sunday17$125,040-36%-50.3%521$240$209,034,86566
May 7, 2012Monday20$31,260-75%-29.2%521$60$209,066,12567
May 8, 2012Tuesday20$33,865+8.3%-30.3%521$65$209,099,99068
May 9, 2012Wednesday21$28,425-16.1%-28.5%521$54$209,128,41569
May 10, 2012Thursday21$31,275+10%-20.7%521$60$209,159,69070
May 11, 2012Friday18$106,925+241.9%+0.1%455$235$209,266,61571
May 12, 2012Saturday18$179,725+68.1%-8%455$395$209,446,34072
May 13, 2012Sunday17$145,595-19%+16.4%455$319$209,591,93573
May 14, 2012Monday18$36,400-75%+16.4%455$80$209,628,33574
May 15, 2012Tuesday20$36,495+0.3%+7.8%455$80$209,664,83075
May 16, 2012Wednesday21$34,920-4.3%+22.8%455$76$209,699,75076
May 17, 2012Thursday21$32,980-5.6%+5.5%455$72$209,732,73077
May 18, 2012Friday17$117,495+256.3%+9.9%379$310$209,850,22578
May 19, 2012Saturday14$200,870+71%+11.8%379$530$210,051,09579
May 20, 2012Sunday15$140,230-30.2%-3.7%379$370$210,191,32580
May 21, 2012Monday15$47,375-66.2%+30.2%379$125$210,238,70081
May 22, 2012Tuesday16$41,690-12%+14.2%379$110$210,280,39082
May 23, 2012Wednesday17$37,900-9.1%+8.5%379$100$210,318,29083
May 24, 2012Thursday16$45,480+20%+37.9%379$120$210,363,77084
May 25, 2012Friday17$122,850+170.1%+4.6%390$315$210,486,62085
May 26, 2012Saturday15$198,885+61.9%-1%390$509$210,685,50586
May 27, 2012Sunday17$154,050-22.5%+9.9%390$395$210,839,55587
May 28, 2012
Memorial Day
Monday15$146,250-5.1%+208.7%390$375$210,985,80588
May 29, 2012Tuesday16$54,555-62.7%+30.9%390$139$211,040,36089
May 30, 2012Wednesday18$48,750-10.6%+28.6%390$125$211,089,11090
May 31, 2012Thursday16$56,550+16%+24.3%390$145$211,145,66091
Jun 1, 2012Friday20$102,375+81%-16.7%315$325$211,248,03592
Jun 2, 2012Saturday22$141,750+38.5%-28.7%315$450$211,389,78593
Jun 3, 2012Sunday19$96,075-32.2%-37.6%315$305$211,485,86094
Jun 4, 2012Monday19$47,250-50.8%-67.7%315$150$211,533,11095
Jun 5, 2012Tuesday17$55,125+16.7%+1%315$175$211,588,23596
Jun 6, 2012Wednesday18$50,445-8.5%+3.5%315$160$211,638,68097
Jun 7, 2012Thursday18$51,975+3%-8.1%315$165$211,690,65598
Jun 8, 2012Friday17$111,655+114.8%+9.1%290$385$211,802,31099
Jun 9, 2012Saturday19$140,650+26%-0.8%290$485$211,942,960100
Jun 10, 2012Sunday19$85,550-39.2%-11%290$295$212,028,510101
Jun 11, 2012Monday18$44,950-47.5%-4.9%290$155$212,073,460102
Jun 12, 2012Tuesday17$54,960+22.3%-0.3%290$189$212,128,420103
Jun 13, 2012Wednesday19$49,160-10.6%-2.5%290$169$212,177,580104
Jun 14, 2012Thursday18$52,290+6.4%+0.6%290$180$212,229,870105
Jun 15, 2012Friday18$87,255+66.9%-21.9%277$315$212,317,125106
Jun 16, 2012Saturday19$103,875+19%-26.1%277$375$212,421,000107
Jun 17, 2012Sunday19$69,250-33.3%-19.1%277$250$212,490,250108
Jun 18, 2012Monday19$42,935-38%-4.5%277$155$212,533,185109
Jun 19, 2012Tuesday18$56,785+32.3%+3.3%277$205$212,589,970110
Jun 20, 2012Wednesday19$51,245-9.8%+4.2%277$185$212,641,215111
Jun 21, 2012Thursday18$54,135+5.6%+3.5%277$195$212,695,350112
Jun 22, 2012Friday23$66,690+23.2%-23.6%234$285$212,762,040113
Jun 23, 2012Saturday23$80,735+21.1%-22.3%234$345$212,842,775114
Jun 24, 2012Sunday24$58,500-27.5%-15.5%234$250$212,901,275115
Jun 25, 2012Monday22$31,590-46%-26.4%234$135$212,932,865116
Jun 26, 2012Tuesday21$46,785+48.1%-17.6%234$199$212,979,650117
Jun 27, 2012Wednesday20$42,095-10%-17.9%234$179$213,021,745118
Jun 28, 2012Thursday21$42,050-0.1%-22.3%234$179$213,063,795119
Jun 29, 2012Friday27$49,490+17.7%-25.8%202$245$213,113,285120
Jun 30, 2012Saturday27$58,580+18.4%-27.4%202$290$213,171,865121
Jul 1, 2012Sunday27$46,465-20.7%-20.6%202$230$213,218,330122
Jul 2, 2012Monday25$30,300-34.8%-4.1%202$150$213,248,630123
Jul 3, 2012Tuesday25$38,380+26.7%-18%202$190$213,287,010124
Jul 4, 2012
Independence Day
Wednesday26$37,370-2.6%-11.2%202$185$213,324,380125
Jul 5, 2012Thursday26$37,335<0.1%-11.2%202$184$213,361,715126
Jul 6, 2012Friday32$42,875+14.8%-13.4%175$245$213,404,590127
Jul 7, 2012Saturday32$51,625+20.4%-11.9%175$295$213,456,215128
Jul 8, 2012Sunday32$38,445-25.5%-17.3%175$219$213,494,660129
Jul 9, 2012Monday30$21,005-45.4%-30.7%175$120$213,515,665130
Jul 10, 2012Tuesday28$30,625+45.8%-20.2%175$175$213,546,290131
Jul 11, 2012Wednesday29$27,995-8.6%-25.1%175$159$213,574,285132
Jul 12, 2012Thursday30$27,975<0.1%-25.1%175$159$213,602,260133
Jul 13, 2012Friday32$48,720+74.2%+13.6%168$290$213,650,980134
Jul 14, 2012Saturday31$57,960+19%+12.3%168$345$213,708,940135
Jul 15, 2012Sunday31$36,955-36.2%-3.9%168$219$213,745,895136
Jul 16, 2012Monday28$21,840-40.9%+4%168$130$213,767,735137
Jul 17, 2012Tuesday26$33,605+53.9%+9.7%168$200$213,801,340138
Jul 18, 2012Wednesday27$29,400-12.5%+5%168$175$213,830,740139
Jul 19, 2012Thursday27$32,760+11.4%+17.1%168$195$213,863,500140
Jul 20, 2012Friday29$31,730-3.1%-34.9%167$190$213,895,230141
Jul 21, 2012Saturday30$30,895-2.6%-46.7%167$185$213,926,125142
Jul 22, 2012Sunday29$23,380-24.3%-36.7%167$140$213,949,505143
Jul 23, 2012Monday28$15,030-35.7%-31.2%167$90$213,964,535144
Jul 24, 2012Tuesday23$24,215+61.1%-27.9%167$145$213,988,750145
Jul 25, 2012Wednesday28$19,205-20.7%-34.7%167$115$214,007,955146
Jul 26, 2012Thursday25$22,545+17.4%-31.2%167$135$214,030,500147
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