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Summer Computer Animation Blockbusters (2003-2006)

Shrek 2 vs. Shrek vs. Finding Nemo


Movie Summary
Shrek 2

Shrek

Finding Nemo

Cars
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioDreamWorksDreamWorksBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 19, 2004May 16, 2001May 30, 2003June 9, 2006
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Production Budget$150 million$60 million$94 million$120 million
Running Time1 hr. 33 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 44 min.1 hr. 56 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGGG
MPAA Reasonfor some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content mild language and some crude humor
 

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Domestic SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Total Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Opening Weekend*$108,037,878$42,347,760$70,251,710$60,119,509
Theaters4,1633,5873,3743,985
Average$25,951$11,805$20,821$15,086
Opening % of Total24.5%15.8%20.7%24.6%
Second Weekend Drop-33.2%+0.3%-33.7%-43.9%
Widest Release4,2233,7153,4253,988
Close DateNovember 25, 2004December 6, 2001December 18, 2003October 19, 2006
In Release149 days / 21 weeks205 days / 29 weeks203 days / 29 weeks133 days / 19 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Worldwide Gross$919,838,758$484,409,218$895,614,978$461,983,149
Foreign Gross$478,612,511$216,744,207$555,900,000$217,900,167
Foreign % of Worldwide52.0%44.7%62.1%47.2%
Domestic Gross$441,226,247$267,665,011$339,714,978$244,082,982
Domestic % of Worldwide48.0%55.3%37.9%52.8%
 
People SummaryShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Actor: Cameron Diaz#1#3--
Actor: Eddie Murphy#1#3--
Actor: Mike Myers#1#3--
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams#1#4--
Composer: John Powelln/a#1--
Director: Andrew Adamson#1#3--
Producer: Jeffrey Katzenberg#1#2--
 
Genres & FranchisesShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
Brand: DreamWorks Animation#1#3--
Brand: Pixar--#2#8
Franchise: Shrek#1#3--
Genre: Animation#1#11#5#16
Genre: Animation - Computer#1#10#4#15
Genre: Animation - Fantasy#1#4--
Showdown: 'Shrek' Vs. Himself#1#3--
Showdown: Biggest Animated Movies#1-#5-
Showdown: Original CG Animation-#4#2-
Showdown: Pixar Originals (Summer Edition)--#1#3
Showdown: Pixar Vs. Pixar (Summer Edition)--#2#4
Showdown: Summer Computer Animation Blockbusters (2003-2006)#1#3#2#4
 
Chart RankingsShrek 2ShrekFinding NemoCars
All Time Domestic#8#67#21#87
All Time Adjusted#32#110#53#187
All Time Worldwide#29#134#26#149
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#3#44--
Opening Weeks#27#235#76#108
Opening Day Gross--#122#126
Single Day Gross#30#586#163#281
Single Day Friday Gross#57-#131#140
Single Day Monday Gross#5#40--
Single Day Saturday Gross#10#230#65#112
Single Day Sunday Gross#10-#58#120
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#30-#64#172
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#30-#62#155
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends#143#196#193-
Opening Weekends#23#213#70#108
Opening Weekends - May#9#55#27-
Opening Weekends - Summer#16#140#46#71
Eleventh Weekends#144#96#52-
Ninth Weekends#83#69#45-
Tenth Weekends#101#106#40-
Top 10-Day Grosses#34-#61-
Top 3-Day Grosses#156-#70#101
Top 4-Day Grosses#51-#78-
Top 6-Day Grosses#32-#83-
Top 7-Day Grosses#33-#84#118
Top 8-Day Grosses#35-#77-
Top 9-Day Grosses#38-#66-
Twelfth Weekends#166#137#106#197
Twelfth Weekends#184#160#112#134
Top 5-Day Grosses#33-#81#123
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#154-#159#188
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#140-#114-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#141-#146#180
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#118-#92-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#7#25--
Independence Day Weekends#161#156#91#60
Second Weekends#6#45#31#91
Third Weekends#5#29#27#54
Fourth Weekends#11#41#13#66
Fifth Weekends#16#21#15#53
Sixth Weekends#28#24#17#62
Seventh Weekends#73#27#18#117
Eighth Weekends#78#34#19-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#113#12#123#275
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#257#25#269#583
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#400#37#421#867
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1239#176#1279#2142
Rated G--#3#7
Rated G and PG#3#22#8#33
Rated PG#3#17--
Rated G, Opening Weekends--#3#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#3#50--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#4#60#15#31
Widest Releases#21#144#318#60
Widest Opening Releases#23#192#326#59
Widest G Rated Openings--#21#5
Widest G Rated Releases--#22#5
Widest PG Rated Openings#6#75--
Widest PG Rated Releases#5#58--
Fastest to $100 million#45#177#80#121
Fastest to $150 million#35#123#66#102
Fastest to $200 million#31#94#57#80
Fastest to $250 million#14#68#44-
Fastest to $300 million#12-#32-
Slowest to $100 million#510#378#475#434
Slowest to $200 million#111#48#85#62
BOM Users' Grades#171#72#36#124
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#42--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#15#203#57#114
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#61-#129-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#68-#84-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#51-#74-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#40-#98#136
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#3#29#149-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#5#156#42#110
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#5#100#38#117
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#72-#148-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#77-#93-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#42-#122-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#35-#70-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#34-#61-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#6#49#20-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#15#177#47#103
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#10#121#35#71
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#185#122#86-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#139#99#74-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#153#135#71-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#186#165#140-
Second Weekends Adjusted#3#31#26#94
Third Weekends Adjusted#8#16#21#75
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#16#37#20#104
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#41#34#35#104
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#53#36#38#123
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#123#50#47-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#127#52#39-
Rated G Adjusted--#16#31
Rated G and PG Adjusted#22#57#31#87
Rated PG Adjusted#12#33--
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#7
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#35--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#45#10#23
 
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