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Movie Summary
Monsters Vs. Aliens

Horton Hears a Who!

Meet the Robinsons

Ice Age 2

Robots

Ice Age
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioParamount (DreamWorks)FoxBuena VistaFoxFoxFox
Release DateMarch 27, 2009March 14, 2008March 30, 2007March 31, 2006March 11, 2005March 15, 2002
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Production Budget$175 million$85 millionn/a$80 million$75 million$59 million
Running Time1 hr. 34 min.1 hr. 28 min.1 hr. 32 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 21 min.
MPAA RatingPGGGPGPGPG
MPAA Reasonsci-fi action, some crude humor and mild languagesome mild language and innuendosome brief language and suggestive humormild peril
 

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Domestic SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Total Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Opening Weekend*$59,321,095$45,012,998$25,123,781$68,033,544$36,045,301$46,312,454
Theaters4,1043,9543,4133,9643,7763,316
Average$14,454$11,384$7,361$17,162$9,545$13,966
Opening % of Total29.9%29.1%25.7%34.8%28.1%26.3%
Second Weekend Drop-45.0%-45.4%-33.5%-50.3%-41.7%-35.1%
Widest Release4,1363,9613,4353,9693,7763,345
Close DateAugust 27, 2009September 4, 2008September 6, 2007September 7, 2006September 5, 2005September 2, 2002
In Release154 days / 22 weeks175 days / 25 weeks161 days / 23 weeks161 days / 23 weeks182 days / 26 weeks172 days / 25 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Worldwide Gross$381,509,870$297,138,014$169,333,034$660,940,780$260,718,330$383,257,136
Foreign Gross$183,158,344$142,608,575$71,510,863$465,610,159$132,518,318$206,869,731
Foreign % of Worldwide48.0%48.0%42.2%70.4%50.8%54.0%
Domestic Gross$198,351,526$154,529,439$97,822,171$195,330,621$128,200,012$176,387,405
Domestic % of Worldwide52.0%52.0%57.8%29.6%49.2%46.0%
 
People SummaryMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Actor: John Leguizamo---#2-#3
Actor: Seth Rogen#2#4----
Composer: John Powell-#16-#10#19-
Director: Carlos Saldanha---#2#6#3
Director: Chris Wedge----#2#1
Producer: Chris Wedge-#2-#1--
Producer: Christopher Meledandri-#6-#4#7#5
 
Genres & FranchisesMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
Brand: Blue Sky-#5-#2#8#3
Franchise: Ice Age---#2-#3
Genre: 3D#40-#89---
Genre: Animation#29#50#80#32#62#42
Genre: Animation - Computer#26#44#63#29#53#38
Genre: Animation - Sci-Fi#3-#8-#6-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#55---#73-
Showdown: 'Ice Age' Smackdown---#2-#3
Showdown: Biggest Animated Openers (January - April)#3--#4-#5
Showdown: Blue Sky Originals----#3#1
Showdown: March Animation Madness#1#4#6#2#5#3
Showdown: Off-Season Computer Animation Battle---#1#4#2
 
Chart RankingsMonsters Vs. AliensHorton Hears a Who!Meet the RobinsonsIce Age 2RobotsIce Age
All Time Domestic#157#261#615#161#376#206
All Time Worldwide#214#345-#80#417#213
Opening Weeks#158#219#538#121#376#243
Opening Day Gross#186--#105--
Single Day Gross#267#500-#173-#474
Single Day Friday Gross#209--#112--
Single Day Saturday Gross#107#194-#71-#184
Single Day Sunday Gross#105--#104--
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#188--#117--
Opening Weekends#115#204#544#85#305#195
Opening Weekends - March#7#12#43#6#20#10
Opening Weekends - Spring#11#16#64#9#31#14
Top 3-Day Grosses#109#194-#84-#185
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#245-#214--
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#244-#210--
Second Weekends#106#200-#94-#132
Third Weekends#72#133-#92-#125
Fourth Weekends#91--#90-#88
Fifth Weekends#117--#197-#115
Sixth Weekends#152----#145
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#317#328#125#432#252#147
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#654#676#272#889#519#310
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#953#983#425#1278#777#483
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2294#2337#1285#2833#1981#1405
Rated G-#20#42---
Rated G and PG#56#91-#59#126#75
Rated PG#44--#47#97#59
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#10#29---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#25--#17#63#44
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#32#55#138#20#78#53
Widest Releases#33#72#330#66#126#394
Widest Opening Releases#36#67#320#64#115#382
Widest G Rated Openings-#6#20---
Widest G Rated Releases-#7#21---
Widest PG Rated Openings#10--#20#43#125
Widest PG Rated Releases#10--#21#47#125
Fastest to $100 million#140#206-#124-#205
Fastest to $150 million#139--#121-#176
Slowest to $100 million#432#366-#448#259#367
BOM Users' Grades---#262#421#222
Opening Weeks Adjusted#219#281#646#124#391#213
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#139#253-#53-#134
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#8#12#50#3#16#7
Opening Weekends Adjusted#158#258#665#80#317#156
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#11#17#77#5#23#10
Second Weekends Adjusted#165--#96-#94
Third Weekends Adjusted#144--#132-#117
Fourth Weekends Adjusted---#144-#94
Rated G Adjusted-#52#72---
Rated G and PG Adjusted#153--#129-#120
Rated PG Adjusted#111--#88#175#80
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#16#38---
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#29--#12#69#28
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#38#70#191#16#89#37
 
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