Top March Animated Openers


The Lorax

Ice Age: The Meltdown

Monsters vs. Aliens

Release Summary

Genre Adventure Animation Comedy Crime Family Mystery Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Family Fantasy Musical Adventure Animation Comedy Family Fantasy Action Adventure Animation Comedy Family Sci-Fi Thriller
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Universal Pictures 20th Century Fox Film Corporation DreamWorks (at Paramount)
Release DateMar 4, 2016Mar 2, 2012Mar 31, 2006Mar 27, 2009
Domestic Gross $341,268,248$214,030,500$195,330,621$198,351,526
Production Budget$70,000,000$80,000,000$175,000,000
Running Time1 hr 48 min1 hr 26 min1 hr 31 min1 hr 34 min
MPAA RatingRated PG for some thematic elements, rude humor and actionRated PG for brief mild languageRated PG for some mild language and innuendoRated PG for sci-fi action, some crude humor and mild language

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $341,268,248$214,030,500$195,330,621$198,351,526
Opening Weekend $75,063,401$70,217,070$68,033,544$59,321,095
Opening % of Total22%32.8%34.8%29.9%
Widest Release3,9593,7693,9694,136
Close DateAug 4, 2016Jul 26, 2012Sep 7, 2006Aug 27, 2009
In Release303 days / 43 weeks305 days / 43 weeks276 days / 39 weeks280 days / 40 weeks
Weekends at #13221
Weekends in Top 1013789

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$1,023,784,195$348,840,316$660,998,756$381,509,870
Foreign Gross$682,515,947$134,809,816$465,668,135$183,158,344
Foreign % of Worldwide66.7%38.6%70.4%48%
Domestic Gross$341,268,248$214,030,500$195,330,621$198,351,526
Domestic % of Worldwide33.3%61.4%29.6%52%