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Movie Summary
Finding Nemo

Shrek 2

Toy Story 3

Despicable Me 2

Frozen
GenreAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimationAnimation
StudioBuena VistaDreamWorksBuena VistaUniversalBuena Vista
Release DateMay 30, 2003May 19, 2004June 18, 2010July 3, 2013November 22, 2013
Domestic Gross$339,714,978$441,226,247$415,004,880$368,061,265$400,738,009
Production Budget$94 million$150 million$200 million$76 million$150 million
Running Time1 hr. 44 min.1 hr. 33 min.1 hr. 43 min.1 hr. 38 min.1 hr. 48 min.
MPAA RatingGPGGPGPG
MPAA Reasonfor some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content rude humor and mild action.some action and mild rude humor.
 

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Domestic SummaryFinding NemoShrek 2Toy Story 3Despicable Me 2Frozen
Total Gross$339,714,978$441,226,247$415,004,880$368,061,265$400,738,009
Opening Weekend*$70,251,710$108,037,878$110,307,189$83,517,315$67,391,326
Theaters3,3744,1634,0283,9973,742
Average$20,821$25,951$27,385$20,895$18,009
Opening % of Total20.7%24.5%26.6%22.7%16.8%
Second Weekend Drop-33.7%-33.2%-46.2%-47.4%-53.1%
Widest Release3,4254,2234,0284,0033,742
Close DateDecember 18, 2003November 25, 2004December 2, 2010January 16, 2014July 17, 2014
In Release203 days / 29 weeks149 days / 21 weeks168 days / 24 weeksn/a238 days / 34 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryFinding NemoShrek 2Toy Story 3Despicable Me 2Frozen
Worldwide Gross$895,614,978$919,838,758$1,063,171,911$970,761,885$1,274,219,009
Foreign Gross$555,900,000$478,612,511$648,167,031$602,700,620$873,481,000
Foreign % of Worldwide62.1%52.0%61.0%62.1%68.6%
Domestic Gross$339,714,978$441,226,247$415,004,880$368,061,265$400,738,009
Domestic % of Worldwide37.9%48.0%39.0%37.9%31.4%
 
People SummaryFinding NemoShrek 2Toy Story 3Despicable Me 2Frozen
Director: Lee Unkrich#2-#1--
Producer: John Lasseter#2-#1--
Writer: Andrew Stanton#2-#1--
 
Genres & FranchisesFinding NemoShrek 2Toy Story 3Despicable Me 2Frozen
Brand: Pixar#2-#1--
Genre: 3D--#3#7#5
Genre: Animation#5#1#3#6#4
Genre: Animation - Computer#4#1#2#5#3
Genre: Animation - Fantasy-#1--#2
Showdown: Biggest Animated Movies#5#1#2#4#3
Showdown: Biggest Animated Openers-#1#2#3-
Showdown: Original CG Animation#2---#1
Showdown: Pixar Vs. Pixar (Summer Edition)#2-#1--
Showdown: Summer Computer Animation Blockbusters (2003-2006)#2#1---
 
Chart RankingsFinding NemoShrek 2Toy Story 3Despicable Me 2Frozen
All Time Domestic#21#8#13#26#19
All Time Adjusted#53#33#90#112#101
All Time Worldwide#27#30#13#22#5
Worldwide Openings-#73#63#62#83
Non-Friday Opening Weekends-#3-#10#17
Opening Weeks#77#27#14#35#139
Opening Day Gross#124-#24#43-
Opening Wednesdays-#31-#7#21
Single Day Gross#165#30#44#80#184
Non-Opening Friday Gross-#11#43#8#13
Non-Opening Thursday Gross-#65#25#2#44
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross-#73#9#17-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross-#61#14#35#7
Single Day Friday Gross#133#58#19#51#64
Single Day Monday Gross-#5#23#71-
Single Day Saturday Gross#66#10#24#55#88
Single Day Sunday Gross#59#10#16#46-
Single Day Thursday Gross-#81#35#7#58
Single Day Tuesday Gross-#81#12#22-
Single Day Wednesday Gross-#53#38#7#27
Non-Holiday Monday Gross-#20#8#31-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#65#30#25#64#101
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#63#30#25#62#97
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends#195#145---
Opening Weekends#71#23#20#50#86
Opening Weekends - May#27#9---
Opening Weekends - Summer#47#16#13#34-
Eleventh Weekends#52#144#196#149#8
Ninth Weekends#45#84#161#114#6
Tenth Weekends#40#101#179#190#4
Top 10-Day Grosses#62#34#14#30-
Top 3-Day Grosses#71#158#23#43#139
Top 4-Day Grosses#79#52#25#30#78
Top 6-Day Grosses#84#32#21#23#73
Top 7-Day Grosses#85#33#20#21#83
Top 8-Day Grosses#78#35#19#21#99
Top 9-Day Grosses#67#38#18#28-
Twelfth Weekends#112#185#153#146#9
Twelfth Weekends#106#167#63#104#6
Top 5-Day Grosses#82#33#24#23#65
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday-#8-#6-
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#160#155#163#171#168
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#114#140--#39
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive)#111---#31
Consecutive Weekends At #1#147#142#151#161#157
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#92#118--#32
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5#97---#24
Independence Day Weekends#91#161#23#3-
Second Weekends#31#6#11#38#113
Third Weekends#27#5#20#44#62
Fourth Weekends#13#11#15#44#21
Fifth Weekends#16#17#32#66#3
Sixth Weekends#17#29#41#138#3
Seventh Weekends#18#74#104#187#4
Eighth Weekends#19#79#161-#4
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#123#113#321#340#481
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#270#258#684#736#993
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#422#401#1002#1077#1425
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1285#1245#2385#2502#3083
Rated G#3-#2--
Rated G and PG#8#3#6#9#7
Rated PG-#3-#6#5
Rated G, Opening Weekends#3-#1--
Rated PG, Opening Weekends-#3-#7#18
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#15#4#3#8#21
Widest Releases#325#21#54#57#136
Widest Opening Releases#333#23#50#57#124
Widest G Rated Openings#21-#2--
Widest G Rated Releases#22-#2--
Widest PG Rated Openings-#6-#19#47
Widest PG Rated Releases-#5-#18#51
Fastest to $100 million#81#46#23#33#185
Fastest to $150 million#67#35#24#25#139
Fastest to $200 million#58#31#18#30#91
Fastest to $250 million#45#14#15#22#56
Fastest to $300 million#33#12#13#19#31
Fastest to $350 million-#9#10#19#22
Fastest to $400 million-#6#9-#15
Slowest to $100 million#478#513#536#526#374
Slowest to $200 million#87#114#127#115#54
BOM Users' Grades#36#171#59--
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted-#1-#19#31
Opening Weeks Adjusted#57#15#24#59#243
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted-#5-#12#32
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#129#61#49#5#77
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#85#69#16#33-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#74#51#24#57#17
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#99#40#25#63#120
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#150#3#44#109-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#42#5#40#88#167
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#38#5#25#80-
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#148#72#59#10#93
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#94#78#21#40-
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#122#42#59#10#51
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#70#35#68#185-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#61#34#59#153-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#20#6---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#47#15#31#74#146
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#35#10#21#54-
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#86#185--#26
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#74#139--#26
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#71#153--#21
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#140#186#126#170#25
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted-#6-#13-
Second Weekends Adjusted#26#3#30#67-
Third Weekends Adjusted#21#8#49#105#176
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#20#16#49#125#92
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#35#41#120#195#8
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#38#53#137-#18
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#47#124--#23
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#39#127--#20
Rated G Adjusted#16-#22--
Rated G and PG Adjusted#31#23#50#59#53
Rated PG Adjusted-#13-#35#30
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2-#1--
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#2-#10#27
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#10#2#7#14#36
 
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