Planet 51

An alien civilization is invaded by Astronaut Chuck Baker, who believes that the planet was uninhabited. Wanted by the military, Baker must get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.

Grosses

Domestic (39.9%)
$42,194,060
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
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Opening$12,286,129
3,035 theaters
Budget$70,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 31 min
GenresAdventure Animation Comedy Family Sci-Fi
In Release407 days/58 weeks
Widest Release3,035 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 21, 2009Saturday5$5,534,336+73.8%-3,035$1,823$8,719,4192
Nov 27, 2009Friday7$4,102,610+160.8%+28.8%3,035$1,351$22,371,3788
Nov 28, 2009Saturday7$3,950,890-3.7%-28.6%3,035$1,301$26,322,2689
Nov 22, 2009Sunday4$3,566,710-35.6%-3,035$1,175$12,286,1293
Nov 20, 2009Friday5$3,185,083--3,035$1,049$3,185,0831
Nov 29, 2009Sunday7$2,165,141-45.2%-39.3%3,035$713$28,487,40910
Nov 25, 2009Wednesday7$2,108,354+59.9%-3,035$694$16,695,3806
Nov 26, 2009
Thanksgiving
Thursday7$1,573,388-25.4%-3,035$518$18,268,7687
Nov 24, 2009Tuesday5$1,318,296+34.2%-3,035$434$14,587,0265
Nov 23, 2009Monday5$982,601-72.5%-3,035$323$13,268,7304
Nov 30, 2009Monday8$325,826-85%-66.8%3,035$107$28,813,23511
Dec 1, 2009Tuesday8$301,160-7.6%-77.2%3,035$99$29,114,39512
Dec 3, 2009Thursday8$281,954+4.6%-82.1%3,035$92$29,666,00314
Dec 2, 2009Wednesday8$269,654-10.5%-87.2%3,035$88$29,384,04913
Dec 5, 2009Saturday8$2,046,157+97%-48.2%2,904$704$32,750,77916
Dec 6, 2009Sunday9$1,302,097-36.4%-39.9%2,904$448$34,052,87617
Dec 4, 2009Friday10$1,038,619+268.4%-74.7%2,904$357$30,704,62215
Dec 8, 2009Tuesday10$222,724+15.8%-26%2,904$76$34,467,91319
Dec 9, 2009Wednesday10$208,397-6.4%-22.7%2,904$71$34,676,31020
Dec 10, 2009Thursday10$199,058-4.5%-29.4%2,904$68$34,875,36821
Dec 7, 2009Monday10$192,313-85.2%-41%2,904$66$34,245,18918
Dec 12, 2009Saturday11$1,092,806+129.5%-46.6%2,570$425$36,444,25223
Dec 13, 2009Sunday11$698,154-36.1%-46.4%2,570$271$37,142,40624
Dec 11, 2009Friday13$476,078+139.2%-54.2%2,570$185$35,351,44622
Dec 17, 2009Thursday14$155,149+17.7%-22.1%2,570$60$37,686,63328
Dec 15, 2009Tuesday15$134,490+9.6%-39.6%2,570$52$37,399,65726
Dec 16, 2009Wednesday15$131,827-2%-36.7%2,570$51$37,531,48427
Dec 14, 2009Monday15$122,761-82.4%-36.2%2,570$47$37,265,16725
Dec 19, 2009Saturday14$330,023+62.3%-69.8%1,349$244$38,220,03130
Dec 20, 2009Sunday15$276,739-16.1%-60.4%1,349$205$38,496,77031
Dec 22, 2009Tuesday12$266,754+16%+98.3%1,349$197$38,993,39433
Dec 21, 2009Monday14$229,870-16.9%+87.3%1,349$170$38,726,64032
Dec 18, 2009Friday16$203,375+31.1%-57.3%1,349$150$37,890,00829
Dec 23, 2009Wednesday20$73,516-72.4%-44.2%468$157$39,066,91034
Dec 24, 2009Thursday20$42,215-42.6%-72.8%468$90$39,109,12535
Jan 16, 2010Saturday21$167,185+99.5%+323.9%371$450$39,952,60358
Jan 18, 2010
MLK Day
Monday20$142,423+5.2%-371$383$40,230,45260
Jan 17, 2010Sunday21$135,426-19%+419.8%371$365$40,088,02959
Jan 15, 2010Friday22$83,819-+406.2%371$225$39,785,41857
Feb 27, 2010Saturday30$67,285+137.5%-19.1%354$190$41,936,883100
Mar 6, 2010Saturday30$43,891+111.6%-34.8%354$123$42,056,202107
Feb 28, 2010Sunday28$43,117-35.9%-24.3%354$121$41,980,000101
Mar 7, 2010Sunday29$30,685-30.1%-28.8%354$86$42,086,887108
Feb 26, 2010Friday30$28,334--22.3%354$80$41,869,59899
Mar 5, 2010Friday31$20,738--26.8%354$58$42,012,311106
Jan 23, 2010Saturday23$156,555+108%-6.4%308$508$40,525,45665
Jan 24, 2010Sunday21$93,056-40.6%-31.3%308$302$40,618,51266
Jan 22, 2010Friday24$75,276--10.2%308$244$40,368,90164
Jan 30, 2010Saturday22$132,989+108.3%-15.1%282$471$40,885,30772
Jan 31, 2010Sunday22$84,857-36.2%-8.8%282$300$40,970,16473
Jan 29, 2010Friday24$63,852--15.2%282$226$40,752,31871
Feb 6, 2010Saturday24$120,222+128%-9.6%268$448$41,206,71179
Feb 5, 2010Friday25$52,725--17.4%268$196$41,086,48978
Feb 7, 2010Sunday23$51,734-57%-39%268$193$41,258,44580
Feb 13, 2010Saturday25$80,935+102.6%-32.7%226$358$41,437,49486
Feb 14, 2010Sunday25$79,432-1.9%+53.5%226$351$41,516,92687
Feb 15, 2010
Presidents' Day
Monday23$66,257-16.6%-226$293$41,583,18388
Feb 12, 2010Friday25$39,952--24.2%226$176$41,356,55985
Jan 2, 2010Saturday29$65,129+14.9%+53.5%209$311$39,532,36544
Jan 1, 2010
New Year's Day
Friday29$56,678+37.8%+183.3%209$271$39,467,23643
Dec 29, 2009Tuesday24$56,574+26.1%-78.8%209$270$39,315,25240
Dec 30, 2009Wednesday24$54,186-4.2%-26.3%209$259$39,369,43841
Dec 28, 2009Monday25$44,868+6.2%-80.5%209$214$39,258,67839
Dec 26, 2009Saturday29$42,419+112%-87.1%209$202$39,171,55137
Dec 27, 2009Sunday28$42,259-0.4%-84.7%209$202$39,213,81038
Dec 31, 2009
New Year's Eve
Thursday24$41,120-24.1%-2.6%209$196$39,410,55842
Jan 3, 2010Sunday26$38,204-41.3%-9.6%209$182$39,570,56945
Dec 25, 2009
Christmas Day
Friday32$20,007-52.6%-90.2%209$95$39,129,13236
Feb 20, 2010Saturday25$83,160+128.1%+2.7%206$403$41,746,01293
Feb 21, 2010Sunday26$56,935-31.5%-28.3%206$276$41,802,94794
Feb 19, 2010Friday27$36,456--8.8%206$176$41,662,85292
Jan 9, 2010Saturday30$39,437+138.2%-39.4%132$298$39,662,09951
Jan 10, 2010Sunday29$26,055-33.9%-31.8%132$197$39,688,15452
Jan 8, 2010Friday33$16,557--70.8%132$125$39,622,66250
Mar 13, 2010Saturday26$48,310+274.7%+10.1%94$513$42,173,341114
Mar 14, 2010Sunday31$20,719-57.1%-32.5%94$220$42,194,060115
Mar 12, 2010Friday34$12,894--37.8%94$137$42,125,031113