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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

View Chart:
RowTitle (click to view)StudioRelease Gross* / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate^
1 Shrek 2 DW $441,226,247 4,223 $108,037,878 4,163 5/19/04
2 Shrek the Third P/DW $322,719,944 4,172 $121,629,270 4,122 5/18/07
3 Ratatouille BV $206,445,654 3,940 $47,027,395 3,940 6/29/07
4 Bee Movie P/DW $126,631,277 3,984 $38,021,044 3,928 11/2/07
5 Rango Par. $123,477,607 3,923 $38,079,323 3,917 3/4/11
6 Happy Feet WB $198,000,317 3,804 $41,533,432 3,804 11/17/06
7 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $133,110,742 3,734 $23,244,744 3,723 12/16/11
8 Flushed Away P/DW $64,665,672 3,707 $18,814,323 3,707 11/3/06
9 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $219,614,612 3,747 $48,875,415 3,700 12/23/09
10 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DW $56,110,897 3,656 $16,025,987 3,645 10/5/05
11 Happy Feet Two WB $64,006,466 3,611 $21,237,068 3,606 11/18/11
12 Shrek DW $267,665,011 3,715 $42,347,760 3,587 5/16/01
13 Hop Uni. $108,085,305 3,616 $37,543,710 3,579 4/1/11
14 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole WB $55,675,313 3,575 $16,112,211 3,575 9/24/10
15 Charlotte's Web (2006) Par. $82,985,708 3,745 $11,457,353 3,566 12/15/06
16 Alvin and the Chipmunks Fox $217,326,974 3,499 $44,307,417 3,475 12/14/07
17 The Nut Job ORF $64,251,541 3,472 $19,423,000 3,427 1/17/14
18 The Pirates! Band of Misfits Sony $31,051,126 3,358 $11,137,734 3,358 4/27/12
19 Stuart Little 2 Sony $64,956,806 3,282 $15,115,152 3,255 7/19/02
20 The Book of Life (2014) Fox $48,775,658 3,113 $17,005,218 3,071 10/17/14
21 Gnomeo and Juliet BV $99,967,670 3,037 $25,356,909 2,994 2/11/11
22 Stuart Little Sony $140,035,367 3,151 $15,018,223 2,878 12/17/99
23 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return CE $8,462,027 2,658 $3,747,780 2,658 5/9/14
24 Curious George Uni. $58,360,760 2,609 $14,703,405 2,566 2/10/06
25 Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil Wein. $10,143,779 2,505 $4,108,630 2,505 4/29/11
26 Hoodwinked Wein. $51,386,611 3,020 $12,401,900 2,394 12/16/05
27 Babe: Pig in the City Uni. $18,319,860 2,387 $6,162,640 2,384 11/27/98
28 Igor MGM $19,528,602 2,341 $7,803,347 2,339 9/19/08
29 Mouse Hunt DW $61,917,389 2,233 $6,062,922 2,152 12/19/97
30 Valiant BV $19,478,106 2,016 $5,914,722 2,014 8/19/05
31 An American Tail: Fievel Goes West Uni. $22,166,041 1,698 $3,435,625 1,680 11/22/91
32 Babe Uni. $63,658,910 1,790 $8,742,545 1,591 8/4/95
33 The Borrowers Poly $22,619,589 1,606 $4,470,111 1,535 2/13/98
34 The Secret World of Arrietty BV $19,202,743 1,522 $6,446,395 1,522 2/17/12
35 An American Tail Uni. $47,483,002 1,249 $5,234,446 1,246 11/21/86
36 The Rescuers Down Under BV $27,931,461 1,487 $3,499,819 1,230 11/16/90
37 The Secret of NIMH MGM $14,665,733 700 $386,530 88 7/2/82
38 Arthur and the Invisibles MGM/W $15,132,763 2,248 n/a 1 12/29/06
39 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Fox n/a 0 n/a 0 12/19/14
Averages:$92,749,8282,875$23,526,2542,890 

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