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Summer Computer Animation Blockbusters (2003-2006)

Shrek 2 vs. Shrek vs. Finding Nemo


Movie Summary
Shrek 2

Shrek

Finding Nemo

Cars
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioDreamWorksDreamWorksBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 19, 2004May 16, 2001May 30, 2003June 9, 2006
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Production Budget$150 million$60 million$94 million$120 million
Running Time1 hr. 33 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 44 min.1 hr. 56 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGGG
MPAA Reasonfor some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content mild language and some crude humor
 

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Domestic SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Total Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Opening Weekend*$108,037,878$42,347,760$70,251,710$60,119,509
Theaters4,1633,5873,3743,985
Average$25,951$11,805$20,821$15,086
Opening % of Total24.5%15.8%20.7%24.6%
Second Weekend Drop-33.2%+0.3%-33.7%-43.9%
Widest Release4,2233,7153,4253,988
Close DateNovember 25, 2004December 6, 2001December 18, 2003October 19, 2006
In Release149 days / 21 weeks205 days / 29 weeks203 days / 29 weeks133 days / 19 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Worldwide Gross$919,838,758$484,409,218$899,207,253$462,216,280
Foreign Gross$478,612,511$216,744,207$559,492,275$218,133,298
Foreign % of Worldwide52.0%44.7%62.2%47.2%
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Domestic % of Worldwide48.0%55.3%37.8%52.8%
 
People SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Actor: Cameron Diaz#1#3--
Actor: Eddie Murphy#1#3--
Actor: Mike Myers#1#3--
Cinematographer: Jeremy Lasky--#3#4
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams#1#4--
Composer: John Powelln/a#1--
Director: Andrew Adamson#1#3--
Producer: Jeffrey Katzenberg#1#2--
 
Genres & FranchisesShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Brand: DreamWorks Animation#1#3--
Brand: Pixar--#5#11
Franchise: Shrek#1#3--
Genre: Animation#3#18#7#25
Genre: Animation - Computer#3#17#6#24
Genre: Animation - Fantasy#1#4--
Showdown: 'Shrek' Vs. Himself#1#3--
Showdown: Biggest Animated Movies#2-#6-
Showdown: Original CG Animation-#4#2-
Showdown: Pixar Originals (Summer Edition)--#2#4
Showdown: Pixar Vs. Pixar (Summer Edition)--#2#4
Showdown: Summer Computer Animation Blockbusters (2003-2006)#1#3#2#4
 
Chart RankingsShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
All Time Domestic#18#100#36#124
All Time Adjusted#37#121#59#217
All Time Worldwide#50#205#46#223
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#48--
Opening Weeks#53#324#117#159
Opening Day Gross--#178#184
Single Day Gross#83#892#292#460
Single Day Friday Gross#101-#200#211
Single Day Monday Gross#13#71--
Single Day Saturday Gross#29#344#113#180
Single Day Sunday Gross#27-#100#184
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#55-#106-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#53-#98-
Opening Weekends#46#293#111#157
Opening Weekends - May#13#65#32-
Opening Weekends - Summer#27#178#64#95
Eleventh Weekends#164#105#57-
Ninth Weekends#98#80#52-
Tenth Weekends#112#120#43-
Top 10-Day Grosses#63-#98-
Top 3-Day Grosses#223-#111#150
Top 4-Day Grosses#85-#120-
Top 6-Day Grosses#56-#123-
Top 7-Day Grosses#57-#124#170
Top 8-Day Grosses#61-#117-
Top 9-Day Grosses#67-#103-
Twelfth Weekends#187#154#120-
Twelfth Weekends-#176#123#145
Top 5-Day Grosses#58-#124#176
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#180-#186#222
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#149-#119-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#166-#172#213
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#126-#96-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#8#28--
Independence Day Weekends#180#175#106#72
Second Weekends#15#79#59#135
Third Weekends#17#52#50#79
Fourth Weekends#22#65#27#94
Fifth Weekends#27#34#26#74
Sixth Weekends#38#33#23#81
Seventh Weekends#91#32#21#138
Eighth Weekends#90#39#21-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#139#19#149#350
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#303#35#315#696
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#454#48#476#1004
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1345#200#1390#2365
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#6#31#11#44
Rated PG#6#26--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#7#70--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#8#82#24#41
Widest Releases#44#256#489#122
Widest Opening Releases#50#324#502#120
Widest G Rated Openings--#23#6
Widest G Rated Releases--#24#6
Widest PG Rated Openings#13#119--
Widest PG Rated Releases#11#92--
Fastest to $100 million#77#246#119#170
Fastest to $150 million#61#169#106#145
Fastest to $200 million#56#135#91#119
Fastest to $250 million#29#103#75-
Fastest to $300 million#25-#62-
Slowest to $100 million#604#435#562#511
Slowest to $200 million#137#58#102#74
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#27#253#85#151
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#75-#157-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#103-#124-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#70-#101-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#67-#141#184
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#5#39#188-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#8#208#67#152
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#10#136#59#157
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#88-#179-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#112-#133-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#50-#156-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#48-#89-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#47-#79-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#8#56#24-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#26#222#74#138
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#14#142#48#86
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#193#126#88-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#146#101#75-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#156#138#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted-#176#147-
Second Weekends Adjusted#7#42#37#123
Third Weekends Adjusted#12#24#31#94
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#18#43#23#121
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#43#36#37#115
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#55#37#39#134
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#127#50#47-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#131#53#39-
Rated G Adjusted--#16#32
Rated G and PG Adjusted#23#61#32#96
Rated PG Adjusted#13#36--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#45--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#55#16#30
 
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