Top March Animated Openers

Monsters vs. Aliens


The Lorax

Ice Age: The Meltdown

Release Summary

Genre CGI Animation Alien Invasion 3D IMAX IMAX CGI Animation 3D CGI Animation Children's Book Adaptation IMAX 3D Environmentalist Family Cold/Icy Setting CGI Animation
DistributorDreamWorks (at Paramount) Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Universal Pictures 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Release DateMar 27, 2009Mar 4, 2016Mar 2, 2012Mar 31, 2006
Gross To Date $198,351,526$341,268,248$214,030,500$195,330,621
Production Budget$175,000,000$70,000,000$80,000,000
Running Time1 hr 34 min1 hr 48 min1 hr 26 min1 hr 31 min

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $198,351,526$341,268,248$214,030,500$195,330,621
Opening Weekend $59,321,095$75,063,401$70,217,070$68,033,544
Opening % of Total29.9%22%32.8%34.8%
Widest Release4,1363,9593,7693,969
Close DateAug 27, 2009Aug 4, 2016Jul 26, 2012Sep 7, 2006
In Release280 days / 40 weeks303 days / 43 weeks305 days / 43 weeks276 days / 39 weeks
Weekends at #11322
Weekends in Top 1091378

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$381,509,870$1,023,784,195$348,840,316$660,998,756
Foreign Gross$183,158,344$682,515,947$134,809,816$465,668,135
Foreign % of Worldwide48%66.7%38.6%70.4%
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$341,268,248$214,030,500$195,330,621
Domestic % of Worldwide52%33.3%61.4%29.6%