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Shrek 2

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Despicable Me 2
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioDreamWorksParamount (DreamWorks)Buena VistaBuena VistaUniversal
Release DateMay 19, 2004May 18, 2007June 18, 2010June 21, 2013July 3, 2013
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$322,719,944$415,004,880$268,492,764$368,061,265
Production Budget$150 million$160 million$200 millionn/a$76 million
Running Time1 hr. 33 min.1 hr. 32 min.1 hr. 43 min.1 hr. 47 min.1 hr. 38 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGGGPG
MPAA Reasonfor some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content some crude humor, suggestive content and swashbuckling actionrude humor and mild action.
 

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Domestic SummaryShrek 2Shrek the ThirdToy Story 3Monsters UniversityDespicable Me 2
Total Gross$441,226,247$322,719,944$415,004,880$268,492,764$368,061,265
Opening Weekend*$108,037,878$121,629,270$110,307,189$82,429,469$83,517,315
Theaters4,1634,1224,0284,0043,997
Average$25,951$29,507$27,385$20,587$20,895
Opening % of Total24.5%37.7%26.6%30.7%22.7%
Second Weekend Drop-33.2%-56.4%-46.2%-44.7%-47.4%
Widest Release4,2234,1724,0284,0044,003
Close DateNovember 25, 2004August 9, 2007December 2, 2010December 19, 2013January 16, 2014
In Release149 days / 21 weeksn/a168 days / 24 weeks182 days / 26 weeksn/a
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryShrek 2Shrek the ThirdToy Story 3Monsters UniversityDespicable Me 2
Worldwide Gross$919,838,758$798,958,162$1,066,969,703$744,229,437$970,761,885
Foreign Gross$478,612,511$476,238,218$651,964,823$475,736,673$602,700,620
Foreign % of Worldwide52.0%59.6%61.1%63.9%62.1%
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$322,719,944$415,004,880$268,492,764$368,061,265
Domestic % of Worldwide48.0%40.4%38.9%36.1%37.9%
 
People SummaryShrek 2Shrek the ThirdToy Story 3Monsters UniversityDespicable Me 2
Actor: Antonio Banderas#1#2---
Actor: Bonnie Hunt--n/an/a-
Actor: Cameron Diaz#1#2---
Actor: Eddie Murphy#1#2---
Actor: John Krasinski-n/a-n/a-
Actor: Julie Andrewsn/an/a---
Actor: Mike Myers#1#2---
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams#1#2---
Composer: Randy Newman--#1#4-
Producer: John Lasseter--#1#6-
 
Genres & FranchisesShrek 2Shrek the ThirdToy Story 3Monsters UniversityDespicable Me 2
Brand: DreamWorks Animation#1#2---
Brand: Pixar--#3#7-
Franchise: Shrek#1#2---
Genre: 3D--#14#40#23
Genre: Animation#3#13#5#17#9
Genre: Animation - Computer#3#12#4#16#8
Genre: Animation - Fantasy#1#3---
Showdown: 'Shrek' Vs. Himself#1#2---
Showdown: Biggest Animated Movies#2-#3-#5
Showdown: Biggest Animated Openers#1#4#2#5#3
Showdown: High Powered Animated Openers-#5#3--
Showdown: Pixar Sequels & Prequels--#1#2-
Showdown: Summer 2013 Family Movies---#2#1
 
Chart RankingsShrek 2Shrek the ThirdToy Story 3Monsters UniversityDespicable Me 2
All Time Domestic#18#61#24#99#42
All Time Adjusted#37#122#99#264#123
All Time Worldwide#50#76#25#97#38
Worldwide Openings#123#115#107#113#104
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3---#10
Opening Weeks#53#45#32#67#65
Opening Day Gross-#57#49#92#72
Opening Wednesdays#36---#7
Single Day Gross#83#70#102#248#163
Non-Opening Friday Gross#17-#68-#11
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#93-#39#85#3
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#132-#25#53#49
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#98-#29#56#62
Single Day Friday Gross#103#52#45#91#90
Single Day Monday Gross#13#55#41#98#108
Single Day Saturday Gross#29#21#52#107#100
Single Day Sunday Gross#27#23#37#92#84
Single Day Thursday Gross#112-#51#104#8
Single Day Tuesday Gross#140-#28#58#54
Single Day Wednesday Gross#74-#57#94#8
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#43#75#18#48#55
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#55#39#48#110#105
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#53#38#46#102#97
Opening Weekends#46#36#43#86#85
Opening Weekends - June--#6#12-
Opening Weekends - May#13#9---
Opening Weekends - Summer#27#18#24#50#49
Eleventh Weekends#164--#132#170
Ninth Weekends#98-#184-#132
Top 10-Day Grosses#63#51#30#75#56
Top 3-Day Grosses#229#38#46#88#73
Top 4-Day Grosses#85#39#48#87#53
Top 6-Day Grosses#56#53#41#81#44
Top 7-Day Grosses#57#55#38#77#40
Top 8-Day Grosses#61#56#37#75#43
Top 9-Day Grosses#67#55#36#75#54
Twelfth Weekends#187-#70-#118
Twelfth Weekends--#168-#160
Top 5-Day Grosses#58#51#47#83#44
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday#8---#6
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#181-#191#236#199
Consecutive Weekends At #1#167-#177#230#188
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#8#19---
Independence Day Weekends#180-#27#51#3
Second Weekends#15#39#28#60#68
Third Weekends#17#54#39#137#68
Fourth Weekends#22#84#29-#68
Fifth Weekends#28#128#45-#90
Sixth Weekends#38-#57-#179
Seventh Weekends#91-#123--
Eighth Weekends#90-#185--
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#140#747#424#376#452
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#304#1383#831#737#894
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#456#1916#1179#1059#1265
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1350#3801#2652#2468#2786
Rated G--#2#5-
Rated G and PG#6#19#9#30#13
Rated PG#6#16--#10
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#1#2-
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#7#4--#14
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#8#4#7#16#15
Widest Releases#45#50#114#119#121
Widest Opening Releases#51#69#103#114#120
Widest G Rated Openings--#3#4-
Widest G Rated Releases--#3#4-
Widest PG Rated Openings#13#17--#36
Widest PG Rated Releases#11#13--#35
Fastest to $100 million#77#39#46#82#60
Fastest to $150 million#61#54#44#74#46
Fastest to $200 million#56#51#36#70#55
Fastest to $250 million#29#46#30#78#44
Fastest to $300 million#25#47#26-#36
Fastest to $350 million#21-#22-#36
Fastest to $400 million#17-#21--
Slowest to $100 million#612#650#643#607#629
Slowest to $200 million#139#144#159#125#140
BOM Users' Grades#171#571#59--
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1---#19
Opening Weeks Adjusted#27#35#38#105#87
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#6---#14
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#75-#59#137#6
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#104-#31#78#58
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#71-#35#85#78
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#67#42#49#119#94
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#5#55#60#151#143
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#8#13#64#167#126
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#10#17#40#134#112
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#88-#71#158#11
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#113-#36#86#65
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#51-#74#139#10
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#48#41#87--
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#47#40#77-#183
Opening Weekends Adjusted - June--#7#18-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#8#7---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#26#22#50#128#104
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#14#13#30#80#68
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted--#132-#182
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted#6---#13
Second Weekends Adjusted#7#39#41#101#94
Third Weekends Adjusted#12#52#63-#129
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#18#120#59-#145
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#43-#131--
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#55-#147--
Rated G Adjusted--#22#37-
Rated G and PG Adjusted#23#62#53#111#63
Rated PG Adjusted#13#37--#38
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#1#5-
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#3--#17
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#3#11#27#21
 
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