Pre-Thanksgiving Family Comparison

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Happy Feet

Happy Feet Two

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

The Cat in the Hat






Release Summary

Genre Animation TV Show Adaptation CGI Animation Cold/Icy Setting Penguin IMAX IMAX 3D CGI Animation Children's Book Adaptation Christmas Theme Comedy Family Family Children's Book Adaptation Comedy
DistributorParamount Pictures Warner Bros. Warner Bros. Universal Pictures Universal Pictures
Release DateNov 19, 2004Nov 17, 2006Nov 18, 2011Nov 17, 2000Nov 21, 2003
Gross To Date $85,417,988$198,000,317$64,006,466$260,044,825$101,149,285
Production Budget$30,000,000$100,000,000$123,000,000$109,000,000
Running Time1 hr 27 min1 hr 48 min1 hr 57 min1 hr 44 min1 hr 22 min
MPAA RatingPGPGPGPGPG

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $85,417,988$198,000,317$64,006,466$260,044,825$101,149,285
Opening Weekend $32,018,216$41,533,432$21,237,068$55,082,330$38,329,160
Opening % of Total37.5%21%33.2%21.2%37.9%
Widest Release3,3073,8043,6113,2563,467
Close DateMar 24, 2005May 10, 2007Mar 8, 2012Mar 1, 2001Mar 18, 2004
In Release408 days / 58 weeks410 days / 58 weeks410 days / 58 weeks410 days / 58 weeks407 days / 58 weeks
Weekends at #103042
Weekends in Top 1047494

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$140,192,993$384,335,608$159,196,259$345,141,403$133,960,541
Foreign Gross$54,775,005$186,335,291$95,189,793$85,096,578$32,811,256
Foreign % of Worldwide39.1%48.5%59.8%24.7%24.5%
Domestic Gross$85,417,988$198,000,317$64,006,466$260,044,825$101,149,285
Domestic % of Worldwide60.9%51.5%40.2%75.3%75.5%