THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX

Domestic Total Gross: $50,877,145
Distributor: UniversalRelease Date: December 19, 2008
Genre: AnimationRuntime: 1 hrs. 27 min.
MPAA Rating: GProduction Budget: $60 million


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Country
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Release
Date
Total Gross
FOREIGN TOTAL 12/18/08 $36,070,820
Argentina 2/5/09 $176,458
Australia 1/8/09 $1,599,837
Austria 3/20/09 $289,342
Belgium 2/25/09 $407,923
Bolivia 2/26/09 $19,664
Brazil 1/16/09 $811,425
Bulgaria 1/23/09 $90,850
Central America and the Greater Antilles 1/9/09 $252,744
Chile 1/29/09 $158,946
Colombia 1/1/09 $248,631
Croatia 1/1/09 $130,263
Cyprus 3/13/09 n/a
Czech Republic 2/5/09 $266,986
Denmark 3/6/09 $345,350
Ecuador 2/6/09 $181,761
Egypt 2/25/09 $35,574
Estonia 1/2/09 $56,786
Finland 3/13/09 $189,696
France 2/11/09 $2,969,527
Germany 3/19/09 $781,425
Greece 2/26/09 $346,022
Hong Kong 12/25/08 $539,924
Hungary 12/25/08 $664,166
Iceland 2/27/09 $39,732
Israel 7/30/09 $426,079
Italy 4/24/09 $645,683
Latvia 5/29/09 $79,979
Lebanon 1/29/09 $48,597
Lesser Antilles 12/31/08 $23,241
Lithuania 12/26/08 $282,007
Malaysia 3/12/09 $67,057
Mexico 12/25/08 $2,297,403
Middle East Other 1/28/09 $197,564
Netherlands 2/4/09 $971,010
New Zealand 1/8/09 $134,678
Nigeria 1/9/09 $2,372
Norway 12/26/08 $706,063
Peru 1/1/09 $312,352
Poland 3/27/09 $471,362
Portugal 12/18/08 $934,104
Romania 1/30/09 $59,128
Russia - CIS 12/25/08 $3,836,618
Singapore 3/12/09 $124,805
Slovakia 2/5/09 $92,344
Slovenia 2/12/09 $172,237
South Africa (Entire Region and Nigeria) 1/2/09 $290,909
South Africa (Entire Region) 1/2/09 $288,058
South Korea 2/12/09 $1,869,901
Spain 12/19/08 $3,948,152
Sweden 1/16/09 $330,482
Switzerland 2/11/09 $191,882
Turkey 1/23/09 $1,483,127
Ukraine 12/25/08 $365,515
United Arab Emirates 1/29/09 $304,498
United Kingdom 12/19/08 $3,727,089
Uruguay 2/20/09 $15,837
Venezuela 1/1/09 $759,036
Vietnam 2/20/09 n/a
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OVERSEAS TOTAL
Weekend Box Office


2008
Date
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RankWeekend
Gross
/
% Change
TerritoriesChange / Avg.Gross-to-DateWeek #
Dec. 19–21 29 $1,612,124 - 3 - $537,375 $1,612,124 1
Dec. 26–28 13 $4,113,876 +155.2% 10 +7 $411,388 $6,970,482 2


2009
Date
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RankWeekend
Gross
/
% Change
TerritoriesChange / Avg.Gross-to-DateWeek #
Jan. 2–4 16 $4,191,303 +1.9% 17 +7 $246,547 $13,658,094 3
Jan. 9–11 23 $2,420,899 -42.2% 20 +3 $121,045 $17,651,818 4
Jan. 16–18 35 $1,360,132 -43.8% 21 +1 $64,768 $19,700,545 5
Jan. 23–25 47 $1,030,090 -24.3% 24 +3 $42,920 $21,299,482 6
Jan. 30–Feb. 1 48 $1,061,675 +3.1% 28 +4 $37,917 $22,983,216 7
Feb. 6–8 45 $1,013,219 -4.6% 32 +4 $31,663 $24,398,445 8
Feb. 13–15 34 $1,816,182 +79.3% 34 +2 $53,417 $26,410,268 9
Feb. 20–22 37 $1,444,244 -20.5% 33 -1 $43,765 $28,619,838 10
Feb. 27–Mar. 1 40 $1,355,210 -6.2% 34 +1 $39,859 $30,431,085 11
Mar. 6–8 52 $785,080 -42.1% 31 -3 $25,325 $31,399,361 12
Mar. 13–15 - $491,384 -37.4% 30 -1 $16,379 $31,958,695 13
Mar. 20–22 49 $794,744 +61.7% 27 -3 $29,435 $32,858,836 14
Mar. 27–29 49 $752,535 -5.3% 25 -2 $30,101 $33,771,889 15
Apr. 3–5 79 $232,798 -69.1% 22 -3 $10,582 $34,130,908 16
Apr. 10–12 138 $78,712 -66.2% 14 -8 $5,622 $34,610,774 17
Apr. 17–19 104 $154,184 +95.9% 11 -3 $14,017 $34,772,332 18
Apr. 24–26 61 $387,810 +151.5% 12 +1 $32,318 $35,109,527 19
May 1–3 96 $145,897 -62.4% 6 -6 $24,316 $35,268,076 20
May 8–10 164 $41,943 -71.3% 4 -2 $10,486 $35,408,745 21
May 15–17 168 $31,866 -24.0% 2 -2 $15,933 $35,440,611 22
May 22–24 497 $170 -99.5% 2 - $85 $35,462,669 23
May 29–31 184 $14,671 +8,530.0% 4 +2 $3,668 $35,498,487 24
Jun. 5–7 137 $29,811 +103.2% 4 - n/a $35,592,951 25
Jun. 12–14 195 $14,359 -51.8% 2 -2 n/a $35,621,492 26
Jun. 19–21 281 $5,404 -62.4% 3 +1 $1,801 $35,629,747 27
Jun. 26–28 277 $4,029 -25.4% 3 - $1,343 $35,638,618 28
Jul. 3–5 398 $368 -90.9% 3 - $123 $35,638,986 29
Jul. 17–19 441 $16 - 1 - n/a $35,639,002 31
Jul. 24–26 456 $3 -81.3% 1 - $3 $35,638,615 32
Jul. 31–Aug. 2 126 $55,057 +1,835,133.3% 1 - $55,057 $35,693,672 33
Aug. 7–9 135 $54,839 -0.4% 1 - $54,839 $35,812,891 34
Aug. 14–16 160 $36,062 -34.2% 1 - $36,062 $35,880,578 35
Aug. 21–23 150 $39,858 +10.5% 1 - $39,858 $35,992,160 36
Aug. 28–30 156 $32,172 -19.3% 1 - $32,172 $36,064,694 37
Oct. 23–25 552 $20 - 1 - $20 $36,070,271 45
Oct. 30–Nov. 1 515 $32 +60.0% 1 - $32 $36,070,303 46


2011
Date
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RankWeekend
Gross
/
% Change
TerritoriesChange / Avg.Gross-to-DateWeek #
Jan. 7–9 406 $517 - 1 - $517 $36,070,820 108

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