Adjuster:

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 Ratatouille Buena Vista $206,445,654 3,940 $47,027,395 3,940 6/29/07
2 Gnomeo and Juliet Buena Vista $99,967,670 3,037 $25,356,909 2,994 2/11/11
3 The Rescuers Down Under Buena Vista $27,931,461 1,487 $3,499,819 1,230 11/16/90
4 Valiant Buena Vista $19,478,106 2,016 $5,914,722 2,014 8/19/05
5 The Secret World of Arrietty Buena Vista $19,202,743 1,522 $6,446,395 1,522 2/17/12
6 Shrek 2 DreamWorks $441,226,247 4,223 $108,037,878 4,163 5/19/04
7 Shrek DreamWorks $267,665,011 3,715 $42,347,760 3,587 5/16/01
8 Mouse Hunt DreamWorks $61,917,389 2,233 $6,062,922 2,152 12/19/97
9 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DreamWorks $56,110,897 3,656 $16,025,987 3,645 10/5/05
10 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $219,614,612 3,747 $48,875,415 3,700 12/23/09
11 Alvin and the Chipmunks Fox $217,326,974 3,499 $44,307,417 3,475 12/14/07
12 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $133,110,742 3,734 $23,244,744 3,723 12/16/11
13 Igor MGM $19,528,602 2,341 $7,803,347 2,339 9/19/08
14 The Secret of NIMH MGM $14,665,733 700 $386,530 88 7/2/82
15 Arthur and the Invisibles MGM (Weinstein) $15,132,763 2,248 n/a 1 12/29/06
16 The Nut Job Open Road Films $63,904,979 3,472 $19,423,000 3,427 1/17/14
17 Rango Paramount $123,477,607 3,923 $38,079,323 3,917 3/4/11
18 Charlotte's Web (2006) Paramount $82,985,708 3,745 $11,457,353 3,566 12/15/06
19 Shrek the Third Paramount (DreamWorks) $322,719,944 4,172 $121,629,270 4,122 5/18/07
20 Bee Movie Paramount (DreamWorks) $126,631,277 3,984 $38,021,044 3,928 11/2/07
21 Flushed Away Paramount (DreamWorks) $64,665,672 3,707 $18,814,323 3,707 11/3/06
22 The Borrowers PolyGram $22,619,589 1,606 $4,470,111 1,535 2/13/98
23 Stuart Little Sony / Columbia $140,035,367 3,151 $15,018,223 2,878 12/17/99
24 Stuart Little 2 Sony / Columbia $64,956,806 3,282 $15,115,152 3,255 7/19/02
25 The Pirates! Band of Misfits Sony / Columbia $31,051,126 3,358 $11,137,734 3,358 4/27/12
26 Hop Universal $108,085,305 3,616 $37,543,710 3,579 4/1/11
27 Babe Universal $63,658,910 1,790 $8,742,545 1,591 8/4/95
28 Curious George Universal $58,360,760 2,609 $14,703,405 2,566 2/10/06
29 An American Tail Universal $47,483,002 1,249 $5,234,446 1,246 11/21/86
30 An American Tail: Fievel Goes West Universal $22,166,041 1,698 $3,435,625 1,680 11/22/91
31 Babe: Pig in the City Universal $18,319,860 2,387 $6,162,640 2,384 11/27/98
32 Happy Feet Warner Bros. $198,000,317 3,804 $41,533,432 3,804 11/17/06
33 Happy Feet Two Warner Bros. $64,006,466 3,611 $21,237,068 3,606 11/18/11
34 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Warner Bros. $55,675,313 3,575 $16,112,211 3,575 9/24/10
35 Hoodwinked Weinstein Company $51,386,611 3,020 $12,401,900 2,394 12/16/05
36 Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil Weinstein Company $10,143,779 2,505 $4,108,630 2,505 4/29/11
Averages:$98,879,4182,955$24,277,6682,891 

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