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Movie Summary
Ice Age

Ice Age 2

Monsters Vs. Aliens

The Lorax

The LEGO Movie
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioFoxFoxParamount (DreamWorks)UniversalWarner Bros.
Release DateMarch 15, 2002March 31, 2006March 27, 2009March 2, 2012February 7, 2014
Domestic Gross$176,387,405$195,330,621$198,351,526$214,030,500$257,760,692
Production Budget$59 million$80 million$175 million$70 million$60 million
Running Time1 hr. 21 min.1 hr. 30 min.1 hr. 34 min.1 hr. 35 min.1 hr. 40 min.
MPAA RatingPGPGPGPGPG
MPAA Reasonmild perilsome mild language and innuendosci-fi action, some crude humor and mild languagebrief mild language.mild action and rude humor.
 

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Domestic SummaryIce AgeIce Age 2Monsters Vs. AliensThe LoraxThe LEGO Movie
Total Gross$176,387,405$195,330,621$198,351,526$214,030,500$257,760,692
Opening Weekend*$46,312,454$68,033,544$59,321,095$70,217,070$69,050,279
Theaters3,3163,9644,1043,7293,775
Average$13,966$17,162$14,454$18,830$18,291
Opening % of Total26.3%34.8%29.9%32.8%26.8%
Second Weekend Drop-35.1%-50.3%-45.0%-44.7%-27.8%
Widest Release3,3453,9694,1363,7693,890
Close DateSeptember 2, 2002September 7, 2006August 27, 2009July 26, 2012September 4, 2014
In Release172 days / 25 weeks161 days / 23 weeks154 days / 22 weeks147 days / 21 weeks210 days / 30 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryIce AgeIce Age 2Monsters Vs. AliensThe LoraxThe LEGO Movie
Worldwide Gross$383,257,136$660,940,780$381,509,870$348,840,316$468,060,692
Foreign Gross$206,869,731$465,610,159$183,158,344$134,809,816$210,300,000
Foreign % of Worldwide54.0%70.4%48.0%38.6%44.9%
Domestic Gross$176,387,405$195,330,621$198,351,526$214,030,500$257,760,692
Domestic % of Worldwide46.0%29.6%52.0%61.4%55.1%
 
People SummaryIce AgeIce Age 2Monsters Vs. AliensThe LoraxThe LEGO Movie
Actor: Ed Helms--n/a#3-
Actor: John Leguizamo#3#2---
Composer: John Powell-#10-#7-
Director: Carlos Saldanha#3#2---
Producer: Christopher Meledandri#5#4-#3-
 
Genres & FranchisesIce AgeIce Age 2Monsters Vs. AliensThe LoraxThe LEGO Movie
Brand: Blue Sky#3#2---
Franchise: Ice Age#3#2---
Genre: 3D--#38#31#19
Genre: Animation#42#31#28#25#13
Genre: Animation - Computer#38#28#25#22#12
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)--#53#42-
Showdown: 'Ice Age' Smackdown#3#2---
Showdown: Biggest Animated Openers (January - April)#5#4#3#2#1
Showdown: March Animation Madness#3#2#1--
Showdown: Off-Season Computer Animation Battle#2#1---
 
Chart RankingsIce AgeIce Age 2Monsters Vs. AliensThe LoraxThe LEGO Movie
All Time Domestic#203#158#154#130#77
All Time Worldwide#209#77#211#263#150
Opening Weeks#239#118#155#113#125
Opening Day Gross-#103#184#164#175
Single Day Gross#467#168#261#123#131
Single Day Friday Gross-#110#206#185#196
Single Day Saturday Gross#180#68#104#48#51
Single Day Sunday Gross-#103#104#69#72
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time-#122-#91#98
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends-#115#185#87#94
Saturday Share of Opening Weekends---#153#150
Opening Weekends#192#83#113#73#78
Opening Weekends - March#10#6#7#5-
Opening Weekends - Spring#14#9#11#8-
Top 10-Day Grosses---#101#85
Top 3-Day Grosses#182#82#107#73#77
Top 4-Day Grosses-#102-#92#99
Top 7-Day Grosses-#128-#124#136
Top 9-Day Grosses---#102#98
Top 5-Day Grosses-#114-#109#113
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#212-#224#104
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#208-#221#90
Second Weekends#129#92#104#59#26
Third Weekends#123#90#71#60#18
Fourth Weekends#87#89#90#91#16
Fifth Weekends#114#196#116#156#51
Sixth Weekends#143-#150#198#70
Seventh Weekends#113---#168
Eighth Weekends--#155-#172
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#143#421#309#302#65
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#305#874#642#627#142
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#476#1260#938#920#236
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1393#2807#2272#2243#896
Rated G and PG#75#58#55#49#27
Rated PG#59#46#43#39#22
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#43#17#25#13#15
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#52#20#32#16#18
Widest Releases#389#66#33#129#94
Widest Opening Releases#377#64#36#136#116
Widest PG Rated Openings#124#20#10#54#44
Widest PG Rated Releases#123#21#10#50#34
Fastest to $100 million#203#123#139#106#103
Fastest to $150 million#173#120#137#102#81
Fastest to $200 million---#110#68
Slowest to $100 million#363#443#427#460#463
Slowest to $200 million---#36#78
BOM Users' Grades#222#262---
Opening Weeks Adjusted#210#122#216#186#204
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#131#52#136#72#78
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted-#98-#108#115
Opening Weekends Adjusted - March#7#3#8#6-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#154#79#156#111#122
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Spring#10#5#11#9-
Second Weekends Adjusted#93#95#163#115#46
Third Weekends Adjusted#116#131#143#151#48
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#93#143--#62
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#142---#173
Rated G and PG Adjusted#120#129#152#146#109
Rated PG Adjusted#80#88#110#104#71
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#28#12#29#19#22
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#37#16#38#26#30
 
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