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Release Summary

Genre Adventure Animation Comedy Family Adventure Animation Comedy Family Action Adventure Animation Comedy Family Fantasy Sci-Fi Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Family Fantasy Musical Action Adventure Animation Comedy Family Fantasy Sci-Fi
Distributor20th Century Fox Film Corporation 20th Century Fox Film Corporation DreamWorks (at Paramount) Universal Pictures Warner Bros.
Release DateMar 15, 2002Mar 31, 2006Mar 27, 2009Mar 2, 2012Feb 7, 2014
Domestic Gross $176,387,405$195,330,621$198,351,526$214,030,500$257,760,692
Production Budget$59,000,000$80,000,000$175,000,000$70,000,000$60,000,000
Running Time1 hr 21 min1 hr 31 min1 hr 34 min1 hr 26 min1 hr 40 min
MPAA RatingRated PG for mild perilRated PG for some mild language and innuendoRated PG for sci-fi action, some crude humor and mild languageRated PG for brief mild languageRated PG for mild action and rude humor

Domestic Summary

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
Opening % of Total26.3%34.8%29.9%32.8%26.8%
Widest Release3,3453,9694,1363,7693,890
Close DateSep 2, 2002Sep 7, 2006Aug 27, 2009Jul 26, 2012Sep 4, 2014
In Release292 days / 41 weeks276 days / 39 weeks280 days / 40 weeks305 days / 43 weeks328 days / 46 weeks
Weekends at #112123
Weekends in Top 1098977

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$383,257,136$660,998,756$381,509,870$348,840,316$468,060,692
Foreign Gross$206,869,731$465,668,135$183,158,344$134,809,816$210,300,000
Foreign % of Worldwide54%70.4%48%38.6%44.9%
Domestic Gross$176,387,405$195,330,621$198,351,526$214,030,500$257,760,692
Domestic % of Worldwide46%29.6%52%61.4%55.1%