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Movie Summary
Monsters Vs. Aliens

Horton Hears a Who!

Meet the Robinsons

Ice Age 2

Robots

Ice Age
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioParamount (DreamWorks)FoxBuena VistaFoxFoxFox
Release DateMarch 27, 2009March 14, 2008March 30, 2007March 31, 2006March 11, 2005March 15, 2002
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Production Budget$175 million$85 millionn/a$80 million$75 million$59 million
Running Time1 hr. 34 min.1 hr. 28 min.1 hr. 32 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 21 min.
MPAA RatingPGGGPGPGPG
MPAA Reasonsci-fi action, some crude humor and mild languagesome mild language and innuendosome brief language and suggestive humormild peril
 

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Domestic SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Total Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Opening Weekend*$59,321,095$45,012,998$25,123,781$68,033,544$36,045,301$46,312,454
Theaters4,1043,9543,4133,9643,7763,316
Average$14,454$11,384$7,361$17,162$9,545$13,966
Opening % of Total29.9%29.1%25.7%34.8%28.1%26.3%
Second Weekend Drop-45.0%-45.4%-33.5%-50.3%-41.7%-35.1%
Widest Release4,1363,9613,4353,9693,7763,345
Close DateAugust 27, 2009September 4, 2008September 6, 2007September 7, 2006September 5, 2005September 2, 2002
In Release154 days / 22 weeks175 days / 25 weeks161 days / 23 weeks161 days / 23 weeks182 days / 26 weeks172 days / 25 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Worldwide Gross$381,509,870$297,138,014$169,333,034$660,940,780$260,718,330$383,257,136
Foreign Gross$183,158,344$142,608,575$71,510,863$465,610,159$132,518,318$206,869,731
Foreign % of Worldwide48.0%48.0%42.2%70.4%50.8%54.0%
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Domestic % of Worldwide52.0%52.0%57.8%29.6%49.2%46.0%
 
People SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Actor: John Leguizamo---#2-#3
Actor: Seth Rogen#2#4----
Composer: John Powell-#18-#11#21-
Director: Carlos Saldanha---#2#6#3
Director: Chris Wedge----#2#1
Producer: Chris Wedge-#2-#1--
Producer: Christopher Meledandri-#11-#9#12#10
 
Genres & FranchisesMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Brand: Blue Sky-#5-#2#9#3
Franchise: Ice Age---#2-#3
Genre: 3D#77-#158---
Genre: Animation#40#67#104#43#83#54
Genre: Animation - Computer#37#60#87#40#74#50
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#9-#7-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#95---#132-
Showdown: 'Ice Age' Smackdown---#2-#3
Showdown: Biggest Animated Openers (January - April)#3--#4-#5
Showdown: Blue Sky Originals----#3#1
Showdown: March Animation Madness#1#4#6#2#5#3
Showdown: Off-Season Computer Animation Battle---#1#4#2
Showdown: Top March Animated Openers#3--#4--
 
Chart RankingsMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
All Time Domestic#204#334#735#208#466#261
All Time Worldwide#296#460-#119#541#295
Opening Weeks#216#294#675#170#487#327
Opening Day Gross#253--#155--
Single Day Gross#422#763-#297-#722
Single Day Friday Gross#300--#173--
Single Day Saturday Gross#166#294-#114-#281
Single Day Sunday Gross#162--#161--
Opening Weekends#163#277#683#125#398#265
Opening Weekends - March#13#21#58#10#31#19
Opening Weekends - Spring#21#30#85#17#47#28
Top 3-Day Grosses#157#266-#124-#254
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#285-#247--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#284-#242--
Second Weekends#152--#135-#182
Third Weekends#100#182-#127-#170
Fourth Weekends#124--#122-#119
Fifth Weekends#152----#150
Sixth Weekends#191----#183
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#387#400#146#553#307#174
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#756#783#312#1062#602#357
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1081#1116#471#1484#875#537
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2502#2550#1378#3134#2152#1517
Rated G-#20#44---
Rated G and PG#70#113-#73#153#90
Rated PG#58--#61#122#74
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#11#31---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#36--#26#86#63
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#43#75#170#29#103#73
Widest Releases#70#145#494#138#230#582
Widest Opening Releases#74#137#479#131#209#563
Widest G Rated Openings-#7#22---
Widest G Rated Releases-#8#23---
Widest PG Rated Openings#19--#41#72#175
Widest PG Rated Releases#20--#44#78#177
Fastest to $100 million#194#279-#172-#278
Fastest to $150 million#185--#165-#238
Slowest to $100 million#496#411-#518#287#412
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#269#337#755#158#467#263
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#182#318-#81-#176
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#13#20#62#5#24#12
Opening Weekends Adjusted#199#316#777#109#382#197
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#20#29#95#11#35#19
Second Weekends Adjusted#198--#122-#120
Third Weekends Adjusted#167--#155-#140
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#163-#109
Rated G Adjusted-#53#76---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#167--#140-#131
Rated PG Adjusted#124--#98#191#90
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#40---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#39--#19#85#38
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#48#84-#23#106#47
 
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