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Top 10 Animated Movie Openings of All Time
The following is a list of the top 10 highest grossing opening weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) for animated movies of all time.

Animated Movie Company Opening Total
1) Monsters, Inc. Pixar $62.6 Million
2) Toy Story 2 Pixar $57.4 Million
3) Shrek DreamWorks $42.3 Million
4) The Lion King Walt Disney $40.9 Million
5) Dinosaur Walt Disney $38.8 Million
6) Tarzan Walt Disney $34.2 Million
7) A Bug's Life Pixar $33.2 Million
8) Pokemon: The First Movie WB $31.0 Million
9) Pocahontas Walt Disney $29.5 Million
10) Toy Story Pixar $29.1 Million

Note: The above list is only for fully animated movies. It does not include openings from movies like Space Jam or Who Framed Roger Rabbit, which mix live action and animation. Results are based on how much money the movie made in the U.S./Canada Domestic box office in its opening weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). This list does not calculate for inflation or higher ticket prices.

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