Planet 51

An alien civilization is invaded by Astronaut Chuck Baker, who believes that the planet was uninhabited. Wanted by the military, Baker must get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.

Grosses

Domestic (39.9%)
$42,194,060
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
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Opening$12,286,129
3,035 theaters
Budget$70,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 31 min
GenresAdventure Animation Comedy Family Sci-Fi
In Release407 days/58 weeks
Widest Release3,035 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 20Friday5$3,185,083--3,035$1,049$3,185,0831
Nov 21Saturday5$5,534,336+73.8%-3,035$1,823$8,719,4192
Nov 22Sunday4$3,566,710-35.6%-3,035$1,175$12,286,1293
Nov 23Monday5$982,601-72.5%-3,035$323$13,268,7304
Nov 24Tuesday5$1,318,296+34.2%-3,035$434$14,587,0265
Nov 25Wednesday7$2,108,354+59.9%-3,035$694$16,695,3806
Nov 26
Thanksgiving
Thursday7$1,573,388-25.4%-3,035$518$18,268,7687
Nov 27Friday7$4,102,610+160.8%+28.8%3,035$1,351$22,371,3788
Nov 28Saturday7$3,950,890-3.7%-28.6%3,035$1,301$26,322,2689
Nov 29Sunday7$2,165,141-45.2%-39.3%3,035$713$28,487,40910
Nov 30Monday8$325,826-85%-66.8%3,035$107$28,813,23511
Dec 1Tuesday8$301,160-7.6%-77.2%3,035$99$29,114,39512
Dec 2Wednesday8$269,654-10.5%-87.2%3,035$88$29,384,04913
Dec 3Thursday8$281,954+4.6%-82.1%3,035$92$29,666,00314
Dec 4Friday10$1,038,619+268.4%-74.7%2,904$357$30,704,62215
Dec 5Saturday8$2,046,157+97%-48.2%2,904$704$32,750,77916
Dec 6Sunday9$1,302,097-36.4%-39.9%2,904$448$34,052,87617
Dec 7Monday10$192,313-85.2%-41%2,904$66$34,245,18918
Dec 8Tuesday10$222,724+15.8%-26%2,904$76$34,467,91319
Dec 9Wednesday10$208,397-6.4%-22.7%2,904$71$34,676,31020
Dec 10Thursday10$199,058-4.5%-29.4%2,904$68$34,875,36821
Dec 11Friday13$476,078+139.2%-54.2%2,570$185$35,351,44622
Dec 12Saturday11$1,092,806+129.5%-46.6%2,570$425$36,444,25223
Dec 13Sunday11$698,154-36.1%-46.4%2,570$271$37,142,40624
Dec 14Monday15$122,761-82.4%-36.2%2,570$47$37,265,16725
Dec 15Tuesday15$134,490+9.6%-39.6%2,570$52$37,399,65726
Dec 16Wednesday15$131,827-2%-36.7%2,570$51$37,531,48427
Dec 17Thursday14$155,149+17.7%-22.1%2,570$60$37,686,63328
Dec 18Friday16$203,375+31.1%-57.3%1,349$150$37,890,00829
Dec 19Saturday14$330,023+62.3%-69.8%1,349$244$38,220,03130
Dec 20Sunday15$276,739-16.1%-60.4%1,349$205$38,496,77031
Dec 21Monday14$229,870-16.9%+87.3%1,349$170$38,726,64032
Dec 22Tuesday12$266,754+16%+98.3%1,349$197$38,993,39433
Dec 23Wednesday20$73,516-72.4%-44.2%468$157$39,066,91034
Dec 24Thursday20$42,215-42.6%-72.8%468$90$39,109,12535
Dec 25
Christmas Day
Friday32$20,007-52.6%-90.2%209$95$39,129,13236
Dec 26Saturday29$42,419+112%-87.1%209$202$39,171,55137
Dec 27Sunday28$42,259-0.4%-84.7%209$202$39,213,81038
Dec 28Monday25$44,868+6.2%-80.5%209$214$39,258,67839
Dec 29Tuesday24$56,574+26.1%-78.8%209$270$39,315,25240
Dec 30Wednesday24$54,186-4.2%-26.3%209$259$39,369,43841
Dec 31
New Year's Eve
Thursday24$41,120-24.1%-2.6%209$196$39,410,55842
Jan 1
New Year's Day
Friday29$56,678+37.8%+183.3%209$271$39,467,23643
Jan 2Saturday29$65,129+14.9%+53.5%209$311$39,532,36544
Jan 3Sunday26$38,204-41.3%-9.6%209$182$39,570,56945
Jan 8Friday33$16,557--70.8%132$125$39,622,66250
Jan 9Saturday30$39,437+138.2%-39.4%132$298$39,662,09951
Jan 10Sunday29$26,055-33.9%-31.8%132$197$39,688,15452
Jan 15Friday22$83,819-+406.2%371$225$39,785,41857
Jan 16Saturday21$167,185+99.5%+323.9%371$450$39,952,60358
Jan 17Sunday21$135,426-19%+419.8%371$365$40,088,02959
Jan 18
MLK Day
Monday20$142,423+5.2%-371$383$40,230,45260
Jan 22Friday24$75,276--10.2%308$244$40,368,90164
Jan 23Saturday23$156,555+108%-6.4%308$508$40,525,45665
Jan 24Sunday21$93,056-40.6%-31.3%308$302$40,618,51266
Jan 29Friday24$63,852--15.2%282$226$40,752,31871
Jan 30Saturday22$132,989+108.3%-15.1%282$471$40,885,30772
Jan 31Sunday22$84,857-36.2%-8.8%282$300$40,970,16473
Feb 5Friday25$52,725--17.4%268$196$41,086,48978
Feb 6Saturday24$120,222+128%-9.6%268$448$41,206,71179
Feb 7Sunday23$51,734-57%-39%268$193$41,258,44580
Feb 12
Vancouver Olympics
Friday25$39,952--24.2%226$176$41,356,55985
Feb 13
Vancouver Olympics
Saturday25$80,935+102.6%-32.7%226$358$41,437,49486
Feb 14
Vancouver Olympics
Sunday25$79,432-1.9%+53.5%226$351$41,516,92687
Feb 15
Presidents' Day
Vancouver Olympics
Monday23$66,257-16.6%-226$293$41,583,18388
Feb 19
Vancouver Olympics
Friday27$36,456--8.8%206$176$41,662,85292
Feb 20
Vancouver Olympics
Saturday25$83,160+128.1%+2.7%206$403$41,746,01293
Feb 21
Vancouver Olympics
Sunday26$56,935-31.5%-28.3%206$276$41,802,94794
Feb 26
Vancouver Olympics
Friday30$28,334--22.3%354$80$41,869,59899
Feb 27
Vancouver Olympics
Saturday30$67,285+137.5%-19.1%354$190$41,936,883100
Feb 28
Vancouver Olympics
Sunday28$43,117-35.9%-24.3%354$121$41,980,000101
Mar 5Friday31$20,738--26.8%354$58$42,012,311106
Mar 6Saturday30$43,891+111.6%-34.8%354$123$42,056,202107
Mar 7Sunday29$30,685-30.1%-28.8%354$86$42,086,887108
Mar 12Friday34$12,894--37.8%94$137$42,125,031113
Mar 13Saturday26$48,310+274.7%+10.1%94$513$42,173,341114
Mar 14Sunday31$20,719-57.1%-32.5%94$220$42,194,060115