The Lorax (2012)

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

All Releases

Domestic (61.4%)
$214,030,500
International (38.6%)
$134,809,816
Worldwide
$348,840,316
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Domestic Opening$70,217,070
Budget$70,000,000
Earliest Release DateMarch 1, 2012 (United Arab Emirates)
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 26 min
GenresAdventure Animation Drama Family Fantasy Musical

Domestic

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticMar 2, 2012$70,217,070$214,030,500

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustriaJul 20, 2012$286,304$1,077,926
BelgiumJul 18, 2012$137,285$734,543
BulgariaMar 23, 2012$19,992$97,065
CroatiaApr 5, 2012$49,759$243,386
Czech RepublicMar 15, 2012$72,496$241,524
DenmarkMar 29, 2012$125,088$953,432
East AfricaApr 6, 2012$4,582$12,902
EgyptMar 14, 2012$133,276
FinlandMar 30, 2012$111,463$809,524
FranceJul 18, 2012$1,706,483$4,796,248
GermanyJul 19, 2012$1,201,073$4,158,900
GhanaApr 6, 2012$6,588
GreeceApr 5, 2012$147,439$638,846
HungaryOct 18, 2012$73,650$392,014
IcelandMar 30, 2012$23,684$121,726
IsraelMar 28, 2012$128,400$1,303,770
ItalyJun 1, 2012$785,135$2,644,446
LebanonMar 15, 2012$46,432$117,505
NetherlandsApr 12, 2012$230,891$2,477,417
NigeriaApr 6, 2012$14,478$31,461
NorwayMar 23, 2012$205,949$1,403,429
PolandMar 9, 2012$306,147$1,092,924
PortugalMar 22, 2012$254,072$1,576,499
Serbia and MontenegroMar 15, 2012$4,335$16,813
SlovakiaMar 15, 2012$40,475$178,818
SloveniaMar 29, 2012$31,737$190,298
South AfricaMar 23, 2012$250,984$1,714,403
SpainMar 30, 2012$1,611,359$9,770,736
SwedenMar 23, 2012$192,097$992,725
TurkeyApr 13, 2012$246,022$791,922
UkraineMar 15, 2012$425,401$1,045,174
United Arab EmiratesMar 1, 2012$257,938$1,271,498
United KingdomJul 27, 2012$2,919,217$12,428,587

Latin America

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
ArgentinaMar 29, 2012$400,305$1,528,691
BoliviaApr 5, 2012$59,532$163,374
BrazilMar 30, 2012$1,719,955$5,193,161
ChileMar 29, 2012$244,463$664,799
ColombiaMar 30, 2012$464,836$1,927,023
EcuadorApr 6, 2012$267,173$726,523
MexicoMar 30, 2012$2,548,984$9,817,166
PeruApr 5, 2012$386,174$919,534
UruguayMar 30, 2012$22,789$174,375
VenezuelaApr 20, 2012$509,058$1,930,953

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustraliaMar 29, 2012$2,190,204$15,706,029
Hong KongApr 5, 2012$337,875$674,977
IndiaMay 18, 2012$120,258$120,258
IndonesiaMar 21, 2012$212,383$430,646
JapanOct 6, 2012$1,912,078$8,182,759
MalaysiaMar 8, 2012$243,873$942,241
New ZealandMar 29, 2012$206,744$2,146,121
PhilippinesMar 14, 2012$300,129$505,908
Russia/CISMar 15, 2012$3,738,876$15,864,074
SingaporeMar 8, 2012$411,708$1,601,837
South KoreaMay 3, 2012$1,297,557$1,859,560
ThailandMar 22, 2012$144,509$368,282