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Release Summary

Genre CGI Animation Alien Invasion 3D IMAX CGI Animation Cold/Icy Setting Cold/Icy Setting CGI Animation Based on a Toy 3D CGI Animation CGI Animation Children's Book Adaptation IMAX 3D Environmentalist Family
DistributorDreamWorks (at Paramount) 20th Century Fox Film Corporation 20th Century Fox Film Corporation Warner Bros. Universal Pictures
Release DateMar 27, 2009Mar 15, 2002Mar 31, 2006Feb 7, 2014Mar 2, 2012
Gross To Date $198,351,526$176,387,405$195,330,621$257,760,692$214,030,500
Production Budget$175,000,000$59,000,000$80,000,000$60,000,000$70,000,000
Running Time1 hr 34 min1 hr 21 min1 hr 31 min1 hr 40 min1 hr 26 min
MPAA RatingPGPGPGPGPG

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $198,351,526$176,387,405$195,330,621$257,760,692$214,030,500
Opening Weekend $59,321,095$46,312,454$68,033,544$69,050,279$70,217,070
Opening % of Total29.9%26.3%34.8%26.8%32.8%
Widest Release4,1363,3453,9693,8903,769
Close DateAug 27, 2009Sep 2, 2002Sep 7, 2006Sep 4, 2014Jul 26, 2012
In Release280 days / 40 weeks292 days / 41 weeks276 days / 39 weeks328 days / 46 weeks305 days / 43 weeks
Weekends at #111232
Weekends in Top 1099877

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$381,509,870$383,257,136$660,998,756$468,060,692$348,840,316
Foreign Gross$183,158,344$206,869,731$465,668,135$210,300,000$134,809,816
Foreign % of Worldwide48%54%70.4%44.9%38.6%
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$176,387,405$195,330,621$257,760,692$214,030,500
Domestic % of Worldwide52%46%29.6%55.1%61.4%