Pre-Thanksgiving Family Comparison

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Release Summary

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

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $85,417,988$64,006,466$198,000,317$101,149,285$260,044,825
Opening Weekend $32,018,216$21,237,068$41,533,432$38,329,160$55,082,330
Opening % of Total37.5%33.2%21%37.9%21.2%
Widest Release3,3073,6113,8043,4673,256
Close DateMar 24, 2005Mar 8, 2012May 10, 2007Mar 18, 2004Mar 1, 2001
In Release408 days / 58 weeks410 days / 58 weeks410 days / 58 weeks407 days / 58 weeks410 days / 58 weeks
Weekends at #100324
Weekends in Top 1044749

Worldwide Summary

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