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A Christmas Carol

The Santa Clause 3

The Polar Express

Elf

The Santa Clause 2

The Grinch
GenreAnimationFamily ComedyAnimationComedyFamily ComedyFamily Comedy
StudioBuena VistaBuena VistaWarner Bros.New LineBuena VistaUniversal
Release DateNovember 6, 2009November 3, 2006November 10, 2004November 7, 2003November 1, 2002November 17, 2000
Domestic Gross$137,855,863$84,500,122$162,775,358$173,398,518$139,236,327$260,044,825
Production Budget$200 millionn/a$165 million$33 million$65 million$123 million
Running Time1 hr. 36 min.1 hr. 38 min.1 hr. 40 min.1 hr. 35 min.1 hr. 45 min.1 hr. 44 min.
MPAA RatingPGGGPGGPG
MPAA Reasonscary sequences and imagesfor some mild rude humor and languagesome crude humor
 

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Domestic SummaryA Christmas CarolThe Santa Clause 3The Polar ExpressElfThe Santa Clause 2The Grinch
Total Gross$137,855,863$84,500,122$162,775,358$173,398,518$139,236,327$260,044,825
Opening Weekend*$30,051,075$19,504,038$23,323,463$31,113,501$29,008,696$55,082,330
Theaters3,6833,4583,6503,3373,3503,127
Average$8,159$5,640$6,389$9,323$8,659$17,615
Opening % of Total21.8%23.1%14.3%17.9%20.8%21.2%
Second Weekend Drop-25.8%-13.2%-32.8%-15.4%-14.7%-5.4%
Widest Release3,6833,4583,6503,3813,3523,256
Close DateFebruary 4, 2010February 8, 2007March 10, 2005March 4, 2004February 6, 2003March 1, 2001
In Release91 days / 13 weeks98 days / 14 weeks121 days / 17 weeks119 days / 17 weeks98 days / 14 weeks105 days / 15 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryA Christmas CarolThe Santa Clause 3The Polar ExpressElfThe Santa Clause 2The Grinch
Worldwide Gross$325,286,646$110,768,122$286,915,940$220,443,451$172,855,065$345,141,403
Foreign Gross$187,430,783$26,268,000$124,140,582$47,044,933$33,618,738$85,096,578
Foreign % of Worldwide57.6%23.7%43.3%21.3%19.4%24.7%
Domestic Gross$137,855,863$84,500,122$162,775,358$173,398,518$139,236,327$260,044,825
Domestic % of Worldwide42.4%76.3%56.7%78.7%80.6%75.3%
 
People SummaryA Christmas CarolThe Santa Clause 3The Polar ExpressElfThe Santa Clause 2The Grinch
Actor: Jim Carrey#6----#1
Actor: Tim Allen-#7--#6-
Composer: Alan Silvestri#17-#8---
Director: Michael Lembeck-#2--#1-
Director: Robert Zemeckis#7-#4---
Producer: Jeffrey Silver-#6--#4-
 
Genres & FranchisesA Christmas CarolThe Santa Clause 3The Polar ExpressElfThe Santa Clause 2The Grinch
Franchise: The Santa Clause-#3--#2-
Genre: 3D#50-#36---
Genre: Animation#55-#37---
Genre: Animation - Computer#47-#34---
Genre: Animation - Motion Capture#2-#1---
Genre: Christmas#6#8#2#3#5#1
Genre: Comedy - Fat Suit-#13--#5-
Genre: Family - Children's Book Adaptation--#17--#11
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#61-#51---
Showdown: Christmas Comedy Showdown-#3-#1#2-
Showdown: Family Christmas Clash#5#6#3#2#4#1
 
Chart RankingsA Christmas CarolThe Santa Clause 3The Polar ExpressElfThe Santa Clause 2The Grinch
All Time Domestic#308#699#168#196#301#71
All Time Worldwide#276-#299#484-#252
Opening Weeks#400#857#676#360#503#97
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends#70-#51#40#92#6
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends#62#100#48#39#80#7
Post-Thanksgiving Weekend - Biggest Drops#195#196-#37#116-
Post-Thanksgiving Weekend - Best Holds#156#155#69--#123
Opening Weekends Not At #1--#122#46--
Saturday Share of Opening Weekends-#98--#152-
Opening Weekends#391#756#570#355#416#121
Opening Weekends - November#55#94#76#47#58#19
Opening Weekends - Holiday#82#144#120#68#86#27
Ninth Weekends--#187#154#186-
Second Weekends---#157#179#19
Third Weekends--#99#110#183#34
Fourth Weekends#47-#159#12#181#29
Fifth Weekends#152-#78#139#29#17
Sixth Weekends#99-#48#134#170#13
Seventh Weekends--#55#88#174#36
Eighth Weekends--#39#101#152-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#51#27#109#30#29#18
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#121#46#247#55#52#34
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#199#76#389#91#87#52
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#789#382#1211#438#418#258
Rated G-#49#16-#25-
Rated G and PG#109-#65#75#107#25
Rated PG#84--#59-#20
Rated G, Opening Weekends-#41#31-#26-
Rated PG, Opening Weekends#84--#79-#29
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends#106#188#143#99#115#37
Widest Releases#150#283#170#337#357#420
Widest Opening Releases#136#261#152#339#332#511
Widest G Rated Openings-#18#12-#22-
Widest G Rated Releases-#20#14-#24-
Widest PG Rated Openings#56--#115-#155
Widest PG Rated Releases#60--#108-#129
Fastest to $100 million---#257-#84
Fastest to $150 million---#185-#82
Slowest to $100 million#252-#193#286#211#459
BOM Users' Grades--#285#338-#504
Opening Weeks Adjusted#567#1025#732#357#465#61
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends Adjusted#98#137#61#52#95#3
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends Adjusted#72#101#51#43#73#3
Opening Weekends Not At #1 Adjusted--#109#31--
Opening Weekends Adjusted - November#81#110#83#56#59#14
Opening Weekends Adjusted#548#891#596#343#364#82
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday#120#174#129#80#85#19
Second Weekends Adjusted---#160#171#8
Third Weekends Adjusted--#116#119#196#15
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#131--#18-#22
Fifth Weekends Adjusted--#125#181#54#24
Sixth Weekends Adjusted--#91#185-#22
Seventh Weekends Adjusted--#96#134-#52
Eighth Weekends Adjusted--#85#155--
Rated G Adjusted-#78#42-#49-
Rated G and PG Adjusted--#132#135#180#54
Rated PG Adjusted---#93-#31
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#46#34-#21-
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#133--#76-#14
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted#165-#176#96#101#18
 
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