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Monsters Vs. Aliens

Domestic Total Gross: $198,351,526
Distributor: Paramount (DreamWorks)Release Date: March 27, 2009
Genre: AnimationRuntime: 1 hrs. 34 min.
MPAA Rating: PGProduction Budget: $175 million

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RowTitle (click to view)StudioRelease Gross* / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate^
1 Bolt BV $114,053,579 3,654 $26,223,128 3,651 11/21/08
2 Brave BV $237,283,207 4,164 $66,323,594 4,164 6/22/12
3 A Bug's Life BV $162,798,565 2,773 $291,121 1 11/20/98
4 Cars 2 BV $191,452,396 4,115 $66,135,507 4,115 6/24/11
5 Chicken Little BV $135,386,665 3,658 $40,049,778 3,654 11/4/05
6 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $124,870,275 3,119 $30,304,648 3,119 9/18/09
7 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sony $119,793,567 4,001 $34,017,930 4,001 9/27/13
8 The Croods Fox $187,168,425 4,065 $43,639,736 4,046 3/22/13
9 Despicable Me Uni. $251,513,985 3,602 $56,397,125 3,476 7/9/10
10 Despicable Me 2 Uni. $368,061,265 4,003 $83,517,315 3,997 7/3/13
11 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox $154,529,439 3,961 $45,012,998 3,954 3/14/08
12 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Uni. $214,030,500 3,769 $70,217,070 3,729 3/2/12
13 Escape From Planet Earth Wein. $57,012,977 3,353 $15,891,055 3,288 2/15/13
14 Hotel Transylvania Sony $148,313,048 3,375 $42,522,194 3,349 9/28/12
15 How to Train Your Dragon P/DW $217,581,231 4,060 $43,732,319 4,055 3/26/10
16 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Fox n/a 0 n/a 0 6/13/14
17 Ice Age Fox $176,387,405 3,345 $46,312,454 3,316 3/15/02
18 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $161,321,843 3,886 $46,629,259 3,881 7/13/12
19 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Fox $196,573,705 4,102 $41,690,382 4,099 7/1/09
20 Ice Age: The Meltdown Fox $195,330,621 3,969 $68,033,544 3,964 3/31/06
21 The Incredibles BV $261,441,092 3,933 $70,467,623 3,933 11/5/04
22 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Par. $80,936,232 3,151 $13,832,786 3,139 12/21/01
23 Kung Fu Panda P/DW $215,434,591 4,136 $60,239,130 4,114 6/6/08
24 Kung Fu Panda 2 P/DW $165,249,063 3,952 $47,656,302 3,925 5/26/11
25 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole WB $55,675,313 3,575 $16,112,211 3,575 9/24/10
26 The LEGO Movie WB $251,860,000 3,890 $69,050,279 3,775 2/7/14
27 Lilo & Stitch BV $145,794,338 3,222 $35,260,212 3,191 6/21/02
28 Madagascar DW $193,595,521 4,142 $47,224,594 4,131 5/27/05
29 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $216,391,482 4,263 $60,316,738 4,258 6/8/12
30 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $180,010,950 4,065 $63,106,589 4,056 11/7/08
31 Mars Needs Moms BV $21,392,758 3,117 $6,914,488 3,117 3/11/11
32 Meet the Robinsons BV $97,822,171 3,435 $25,123,781 3,413 3/30/07
33 Megamind P/DW $148,415,853 3,949 $46,016,833 3,944 11/5/10
34 Monster House Sony $73,661,010 3,553 $22,217,226 3,553 7/21/06
35 Monsters University BV $268,492,764 4,004 $82,429,469 4,004 6/21/13
36 Monsters, Inc. BV $255,873,250 3,649 $62,577,067 3,237 11/2/01
37 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Fox $106,743,000 3,951 $32,207,057 3,934 3/7/14
38 Muppets Most Wanted BV $47,719,000 3,194 $17,005,126 3,194 3/21/14
39 Pacific Rim WB $101,802,906 3,285 $37,285,325 3,275 7/12/13
40 Planet 51 Sony $42,194,060 3,035 $12,286,129 3,035 11/20/09
41 Puss in Boots P/DW $149,260,504 3,963 $34,077,439 3,952 10/28/11
42 Rango Par. $123,477,607 3,923 $38,079,323 3,917 3/4/11
43 Rio Fox $143,619,809 3,842 $39,225,962 3,826 4/15/11
44 Rio 2 Fox $62,063,000 3,975 $39,327,869 3,948 4/11/14
45 Robots Fox $128,200,012 3,776 $36,045,301 3,776 3/11/05
46 Shark Tale DW $160,861,908 4,070 $47,604,606 4,016 10/1/04
47 Shrek Forever After P/DW $238,736,787 4,386 $70,838,207 4,359 5/21/10
48 Toy Story 3 BV $415,004,880 4,028 $110,307,189 4,028 6/18/10
49 Up BV $293,004,164 3,886 $68,108,790 3,766 5/29/09
50 Wreck-It Ralph BV $189,422,889 3,752 $49,038,712 3,752 11/2/12
Averages:$164,952,3923,682$45,447,4193,674 

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