Million Record Estimated Opening
for Monsters, Inc.
4, 2001 - by digitalmediafx.com) Weekend estimates are
in and Disney/Pixar's Monsters, Inc. had one of
the biggest weekend openings of the year, bringing in
an estimated $63.5 million and blowing away analyst predictions.
Families swarmed theaters as showings continually sold
out in theaters nationwide. The $63.5 million easily beat
Shrek's opening of $42.3 last May even though Shrek
was featured on more screens.
Inc. has now set a milestone with the biggest 3-day
opening for an animated film ever. In addition, 100% of
moviegoers who took a studio-sponsored exit poll said
that Monsters, Inc. was either "excellent"
or "very good".
weekend box office numbers will be released Monday night
and reported by Digital Media FX on Tuesday morning.
Media FX is tracking box office results for Shrek
and Monsters, Inc. side by side for comparison
here to view this special report.
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