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Release Summary

Genre Action Adventure Animation Comedy Family Sci-Fi Thriller Adventure Animation Comedy Family Action Adventure Animation Comedy Family Adventure Animation Comedy Family Action Adventure Animation Family Fantasy Adventure Animation Comedy Family
DistributorDreamWorks (at Paramount) DreamWorks (at Paramount) DreamWorks (at Paramount) DreamWorks SKG DreamWorks (at Paramount) DreamWorks (at Paramount)
Release DateMar 27, 2009Nov 7, 2008Jun 6, 2008May 27, 2005Mar 26, 2010Jun 8, 2012
Domestic Gross $198,351,526$180,010,950$215,434,591$193,595,521$217,581,231$216,391,482
Production Budget$175,000,000$150,000,000$130,000,000$165,000,000$145,000,000
Running Time1 hr 34 min1 hr 29 min1 hr 32 min1 hr 26 min1 hr 38 min1 hr 35 min
MPAA RatingRated PG for sci-fi action, some crude humor and mild languageRated PG for some mild crude humorRated PG for sequences of martial arts actionRated PG for mild language, crude humor and some thematic elementsRated PG for sequences of intense action and some scary images, and brief mild languageRated PG for some mild action and rude humor

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $198,351,526$180,010,950$215,434,591$193,595,521$217,581,231$216,391,482
Opening Weekend $59,321,095$63,106,589$60,239,130$47,224,594$43,732,319$60,316,738
Opening % of Total29.9%35.1%28%24.4%20.1%27.9%
Widest Release4,1364,0654,1364,1424,0604,263
Close DateAug 27, 2009Feb 26, 2009Oct 9, 2008Oct 13, 2005Jul 22, 2010Oct 18, 2012
In Release280 days / 40 weeks420 days / 60 weeks209 days / 29 weeks219 days / 31 weeks281 days / 40 weeks207 days / 29 weeks
Weekends at #1111122
Weekends in Top 109678106

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$381,509,870$603,900,354$631,744,560$542,063,846$494,878,759$746,921,274
Foreign Gross$183,158,344$423,889,404$416,309,969$348,468,325$277,297,528$530,529,792
Foreign % of Worldwide48%70.2%65.9%64.3%56%71%
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$180,010,950$215,434,591$193,595,521$217,581,231$216,391,482
Domestic % of Worldwide52%29.8%34.1%35.7%44%29%