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
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 20-224$12,286,129-3,035-$4,048$12,286,1291
Nov 25-29
Thanksgiving 5-Day
7$13,900,383-3,035-$4,580$28,487,4091
Nov 26-29
Thanksgiving 4-Day
7$11,792,029-3,035-$3,885$28,487,4091
Nov 27-29
Thanksgiving 3-Day
7$10,218,641-16.8%3,035-$3,366$28,487,4091
Dec 4-6
Post-Thanksgiving
9$4,386,873-57.1%2,904-131$1,510$34,052,8763
Dec 11-1312$2,267,038-48.3%2,570-334$882$37,142,4064
Dec 18-2015$810,137-64.3%1,349-1,221$600$38,496,7705
Dec 25-2732$104,685-87.1%209-1,140$500$39,213,8106
Jan 1-332$160,011+52.8%209-$765$39,570,5697
Jan 8-1034$82,049-48.7%132-77$621$39,688,1548
Jan 15-1724$386,430+371%371+239$1,041$40,088,0299
Jan 15-18
MLK wknd
22$528,853-371-$1,425$40,230,452-
Jan 22-2427$324,887-15.9%308-63$1,054$40,618,51210
Jan 29-3124$281,698-13.3%282-26$998$40,970,16411
Feb 5-729$224,681-20.2%268-14$838$41,258,44512
Feb 12-14
Vancouver Olympics
28$200,319-10.8%226-42$886$41,516,92613
Feb 12-15
Presidents' Day wknd
Vancouver Olympics
27$266,576-226-$1,179$41,583,183-
Feb 19-21
Vancouver Olympics
31$176,551-11.9%206-20$857$41,802,94714
Feb 26-28
Vancouver Olympics
38$138,736-21.4%354+148$391$41,980,00015
Mar 5-739$95,314-31.3%354-$269$42,086,88716
Mar 12-1438$81,644-14.3%94-260$868$42,194,06017