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Release Summary

Genre Adventure Comedy Family Fantasy Comedy Family Fantasy Adventure Animation Comedy Family Music Musical Romance Adventure Animation Comedy Family Fantasy Adventure Animation Comedy Family Musical
DistributorUniversal Pictures Universal Pictures Warner Bros. Paramount Pictures Warner Bros.
Release DateNov 21, 2003Nov 17, 2000Nov 17, 2006Nov 19, 2004Nov 18, 2011
Domestic Gross $101,149,285$260,044,825$198,000,317$85,417,988$64,006,466
Production Budget$109,000,000$123,000,000$100,000,000$30,000,000
Running Time1 hr 22 min1 hr 44 min1 hr 48 min1 hr 27 min1 hr 40 min
MPAA RatingRated PG for mild crude humor and some double-entendresRated PG for some crude humorRated PG for some mild peril and rude humorRated PG for some mild crude humorRated PG for some rude humor and mild peril

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $101,149,285$260,044,825$198,000,317$85,417,988$64,006,466
Opening Weekend $38,329,160$55,082,330$41,533,432$32,018,216$21,237,068
Opening % of Total37.9%21.2%21%37.5%33.2%
Widest Release3,4673,2563,8043,3073,611
Close DateMar 18, 2004Mar 1, 2001May 10, 2007Mar 24, 2005Mar 8, 2012
In Release407 days / 58 weeks410 days / 58 weeks410 days / 58 weeks408 days / 58 weeks410 days / 58 weeks
Weekends at #124300
Weekends in Top 1049744

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$133,960,541$345,141,403$384,335,608$140,161,792$150,406,466
Foreign Gross$32,811,256$85,096,578$186,335,291$54,743,804$86,400,000
Foreign % of Worldwide24.5%24.7%48.5%39.1%57.4%
Domestic Gross$101,149,285$260,044,825$198,000,317$85,417,988$64,006,466
Domestic % of Worldwide75.5%75.3%51.5%60.9%42.6%
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