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.

Summary Details
DistributorUnited International Pictures (UIP)
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Opening$2,847,365
496 theaters
Budget$175,000,000
Release DateApr 3, 2009
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 34 min
GenresAction Adventure Animation Comedy Family Sci-Fi Thriller
In Release273 days/39 weeks
Widest Release496 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Apr 2-51$2,847,365-496-$5,740$2,847,3651
Apr 9-121$1,568,113-44.9%481-15$3,260$5,414,5162
Apr 16-192$1,221,611-22.1%291-190$4,197$7,742,8343
Apr 23-263$804,942-34.1%202-89$3,984$8,941,4654
Apr 30-May 37$349,823-56.5%171-31$2,045$9,500,6555
May 7-1020$41,862-88%55-116$761$9,880,8706
May 14-1729$11,058-73.6%23-32$480$9,798,4037
Jul 23-2625$5,309-9-$589$10,307,30917
Jul 30-Aug 235$5,507+3.7%8-1$688$10,515,09018
Aug 13-1630$4,243-9-$471$10,537,74820
Aug 20-2333$3,688-13.1%8-1$461$10,546,33121