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Shrek (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $267,655,011Details
International Box Office $224,157,783
Worldwide Box Office $491,812,794
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  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 18th, 2001 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
Video Release: November 2nd, 2001 by Dreamworks Animated Video
MPAA Rating: PG for mild language and some crude humor
Running Time: 90 minutes
Franchise: Shrek
Comparisons: vs. Shrek 2
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Keywords: Interspecies Romance
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Digital Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: DreamWorks Animation, PDI
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 127 $42,722 Nov 30, 2001 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 93 $88,295 Nov 23, 2001 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 126 $64,080 Nov 16, 2001 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 111 $121,220 Nov 9, 2001 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 115 $146,841 Nov 2, 2001 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 92 $261,875 Oct 26, 2001 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 104 $271,870 Oct 19, 2001 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 131 $259,620 Oct 12, 2001 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 124 $332,543 Oct 5, 2001 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 117 $461,902 Sep 28, 2001 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 97 $662,761 Sep 21, 2001 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 193 $400,726 Sep 14, 2001 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 207 $435,565 Sep 7, 2001 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 152 $786,284 Aug 31, 2001 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 231 $583,262 Aug 24, 2001 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 280 $538,767 Aug 17, 2001 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 266 $684,371 Aug 10, 2001 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 223 $1,072,915 Aug 3, 2001 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 150 $1,792,718 Jul 27, 2001 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 158 $2,275,232 Jul 20, 2001 66
Fastest Movies to Earn $250 Million at the Domestic Box Office 87 $251,922,192 Jul 20, 2001 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 108 $3,603,843 Jul 13, 2001 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 59 $6,007,027 Jul 6, 2001 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 50 $7,707,203 Jun 29, 2001 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 36 $10,405,731 Jun 22, 2001 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $200 Million at the Domestic Box Office 110 $200,873,205 Jun 15, 2001 33
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 35 $13,181,576 Jun 15, 2001 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 67 $16,520,052 Jun 8, 2001 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 138 $150,844,164 Jun 1, 2001 18
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 47 $28,172,869 Jun 1, 2001 17
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 115 $28,172,869 Jun 1, 2001 17
Biggest June Day at the Domestic Box Office 239 $12,515,000 Jun 2, 2001 16
Biggest Monday at the Domestic Box Office 53 $12,734,195 May 28, 2001 11
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 183 $111,753,400 May 25, 2001 11
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 193 $15,491,000 May 27, 2001 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 65 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Biggest May Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 79 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 331 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 279 $50,000,472 May 18, 2001 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 256 $42,347,760 May 18, 2001 3
Widest Opening Weekend 259 3,587 May 18, 2001 3
Biggest May Day at the Domestic Box Office 189 $17,561,500 May 19, 2001 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 290 $17,561,500 May 19, 2001 2
Biggest Single Days at the Domestic Box Office 737 $17,561,500 May 19, 2001 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 504 $11,541,000 May 18, 2001 1

Cast

   Shrek
   The Donkey
   Princess Fiona
John Lithgow    Lord Farquaad
Vincent Cassel    Monsieur Hood
Tommy Karlsen    Pinocchio, Guard, one of the "Three Blind Mice"
Jim Cummings    Captain of the Guards
Kathleen Freeman    Old Woman
Conrad Vernon    Gingerbread Man
Cody Cameron    Pinocchio/Three Pigs
Christopher Knights    Blind Mouse/Thelonious

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Executive Producer    Penny Finkelman Cox
Executive Producer    Sandra Rabins
Producer    Aron Warner
Producer    John H. Williams
Producer    Jeffrey Katzenberg
Screenwriter    Ted Elliott
Screenwriter    Terry Rossio
Screenwriter    Joe Stillman
Screenwriter    Roger S.H. Schulman
Story Creator    William Steig
Editor    Sim Evan-Jones
Composer    John Powell
Composer    Harry Gregson-Williams
Production Designer    James Hegedus
Art Director    Guillaume Aretos
Art Director    Douglas Rogers
Set Designer    Craig Edelblut
Visual Effects Supervisor    Ken Bielenberg
Supervising Animator    Raman Hui
Character Designer    Tom Hester
Character Designer    Raman Hui
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Supervising Sound Editor    Lon Bender
Associate Producer    Jane Hartwell
Casting Director    Leslee Feldman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/05/18 1 $42,347,760   3,587 $11,806   $42,387,348 3
2001/05/25 2 $42,481,425 n/c 3,623 $11,725   $99,019,205 10
2001/06/01 2 $28,172,869 -34% 3,661 $7,695   $148,361,421 17
2001/06/08 2 $16,520,052 -41% 3,715 $4,447   $176,069,428 24
2001/06/15 3 $13,181,576 -20% 3,317 $3,974   $197,528,004 31
2001/06/22 5 $10,405,731 -21% 3,007 $3,461   $215,232,017 38
2001/06/29 7 $7,707,203 -26% 2,704 $2,850   $228,142,129 45
2001/07/06 8 $6,007,027 -22% 2,107 $2,851   $240,560,159 52
2001/07/13 11 $3,603,843 -40% 1,767 $2,040   $247,280,575 59
2001/07/20 11 $2,275,232 -37% 1,551 $1,467   $251,922,192 66
2001/07/27 10 $1,792,718 -21% 1,439 $1,246   $255,526,280 73
2001/08/03 13 $1,072,915 -40% 1,010 $1,062   $257,919,287 80
2001/08/10 16 $684,371 -36% 703 $974   $259,456,747 87
2001/08/17 20 $538,767 -21% 561 $960   $260,444,228 94
2001/08/24 21 $583,262 +8% 755 $773   $261,398,217 101
2001/08/31 22 $786,284 +35% 1,111 $708   $262,908,727 108
2001/09/07 22 $435,565 -45% 670 $650   $263,482,327 115
2001/09/14 21 $400,726 -8% 543 $738   $263,977,441 122
2001/09/21 20 $662,761 +65% 1,018 $651   $264,752,789 129
2001/09/28 19 $461,902 -30% 745 $620   $265,448,253 136
2001/10/05 20 $332,543 -28% 522 $637   $265,883,866 143
2001/10/12 22 $259,620 -22% 415 $626   $266,283,207 150
2001/10/19 20 $271,870 +5% 388 $701   $266,636,479 157
2001/10/26 25 $261,875 -4% 332 $789   $266,982,666 164
2001/11/02 28 $146,841 -44% 238 $617   $267,202,507 171
2001/11/09 34 $121,220 -17% 234 $518   $267,367,187 178
2001/11/16 40 $64,080 -47% 166 $386   $267,467,391 185
2001/11/23 39 $88,295 +38% 186 $475   $267,590,891 192
2001/11/30 46 $42,722 -52% 159 $269   $267,652,016 199

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/05/18 1 $11,541,000   3,587 $3,217   $11,541,000 1
2001/05/19 1 $17,561,500 +52% 3,587 $4,896   $29,103,000 2
2001/05/20 1 $13,250,378 -25% 3,587 $3,694   $42,404,222 3
2001/05/21 1 $4,173,525 -69% 3,587 $1,164   $46,460,873 4
2001/05/22 1 $3,439,599 -18% 3,587 $959   $50,000,472 5
2001/05/23 1 $3,117,476 -9% 3,587 $869   $53,117,948 6
2001/05/24 1 $3,419,832 +10% 3,587 $953   $56,537,780 7
2001/05/25 2 $9,674,000 +183% 3,623 $2,670   $66,212,000 8
2001/05/26 2 $16,914,500 +75% 3,623 $4,669   $83,126,500 9
2001/05/27 2 $15,491,000 -8% 3,623 $4,276   $99,019,205 10
2001/05/28 2 $12,734,195 -18% 3,623 $3,515   $111,753,400 11
2001/05/29 2 $2,924,218 -77% 3,623 $807   $114,677,618 12
2001/05/30 2 $2,649,376 -9% 3,623 $731   $117,326,994 13
2001/05/31 2 $2,861,558 +8% 3,623 $790   $120,188,552 14
2001/06/01 2 $6,687,000 +134% 3,623 $1,846   $126,875,552 15
2001/06/02 2 $12,515,000 +87% 3,661 $3,418   $139,390,552 16
2001/06/03 1 $8,755,000 -30% 3,661 $2,391   $148,361,000 17
2001/06/04 2 $2,482,763 -72% 3,661 $678   $150,844,164 18
2001/06/05 2 $2,804,248 +13% 3,661 $766   $153,648,432 19
2001/06/06 1 $2,820,537 +1% 3,661 $770   $156,468,969 20
2001/06/07 1 $3,080,407 +9% 3,661 $841   $159,549,376 21
2001/06/08 3 $4,423,000 +44% 3,715 $1,191   $163,972,500 22
2001/06/09 2 $6,862,000 +55% 3,715 $1,847   $170,834,500 23
2001/06/10 2 $4,970,000 -28% 3,715 $1,338   $176,069,428 24
2001/06/11 2 $1,891,659 -62% 3,715 $509   $177,961,087 25
2001/06/12 2 $2,134,046 +13% 3,715 $574   $180,095,133 26
2001/06/13 1 $2,038,529 -4% 3,715 $549   $182,133,662 27
2001/06/14 1 $2,212,766 +9% 3,715 $596   $184,346,428 28
2001/06/15 3 $3,525,000 +59% 3,317 $1,063   $187,871,500 29
2001/06/16 3 $5,251,000 +49% 3,317 $1,583   $193,122,500 30
2001/06/17 3 $4,292,000 -18% 3,317 $1,294   $197,528,004 31
2001/06/18 3 $1,621,660 -62% 3,317 $489   $199,149,664 32
2001/06/19 3 $1,723,541 +6% 3,317 $520   $200,873,205 33
2001/06/20 3 $1,819,305 +6% 3,317 $548   $202,592,510 34
2001/06/21 3 $2,133,776 +17% 3,317 $643   $204,826,286 35
2001/06/22 5 $3,020,000 +42% 3,007 $1,004   $207,846,000 36
2001/06/23 5 $4,301,500 +42% 3,007 $1,430   $212,147,500 37
2001/06/24 5 $2,919,000 -32% 3,007 $971   $215,232,017 38
2001/06/25 5 $1,200,654 -59% 3,007 $399   $216,432,671 39
2001/06/26 5 $1,318,232 +10% 3,007 $438   $217,750,903 40
2001/06/27 6 $1,321,758 n/c 3,007 $440   $219,072,661 41
2001/06/28 5 $1,362,265 +3% 3,007 $453   $220,434,926 42
2001/06/29 7 $2,063,000 +51% 2,704 $763   $222,498,000 43
2001/06/30 7 $3,073,000 +49% 2,704 $1,136   $225,571,000 44
2001/07/01 7 $2,586,000 -16% 2,704 $956   $228,142,129 45
2001/07/02 6 $1,328,785 -49% 2,704 $491   $229,470,914 46
2001/07/03 5 $1,699,253 +28% 2,704 $628   $231,170,167 47
2001/07/04 7 $2,128,586 +25% 2,704 $787   $233,298,753 48
2001/07/05 7 $1,254,379 -41% 2,704 $464   $234,553,132 49
2001/07/06 8 $1,751,000 +40% 2,107 $831   $236,304,000 50
2001/07/07 8 $2,284,000 +30% 2,107 $1,084   $238,588,000 51
2001/07/08 7 $1,956,000 -14% 2,107 $928   $240,560,159 52
2001/07/09 8 $708,425 -64% 2,107 $336   $241,268,584 53
2001/07/10 8 $837,368 +18% 2,107 $397   $242,105,952 54
2001/07/11 8 $819,544 -2% 2,107 $389   $242,925,496 55
2001/07/12 8 $751,236 -8% 2,107 $357   $243,676,732 56
2001/07/15 11 $1,094,000   1,767 $619   $247,280,575 59
2001/07/16 10 $524,531 -52% 1,767 $297   $247,805,106 60
2001/07/17 10 $731,968 +40% 1,767 $414   $248,537,074 61
2001/07/18 9 $601,549 -18% 1,767 $340   $249,138,623 62
2001/07/19 9 $508,337 -15% 1,767 $288   $249,646,960 63
2001/07/22 11 $730,000   1,551 $471   $251,922,192 66
2001/07/23 11 $374,451 -49% 1,551 $241   $252,296,643 67
2001/07/24 10 $472,278 +26% 1,551 $304   $252,768,921 68
2001/07/25 10 $459,383 -3% 1,551 $296   $253,228,304 69
2001/07/26 9 $505,258 +10% 1,551 $326   $253,733,562 70
2001/07/27 10 $491,000 -3% 1,439 $341   $254,224,500 71
2001/07/28 10 $746,500 +52% 1,439 $519   $254,971,000 72
2001/07/29 10 $613,000 -18% 1,439 $426   $255,526,280 73
2001/07/30 10 $284,428 -54% 1,439 $198   $255,810,708 74
2001/07/31 10 $354,360 +25% 1,439 $246   $256,165,068 75
2001/08/01 10 $326,525 -8% 1,439 $227   $256,491,593 76
2001/08/02 10 $354,779 +9% 1,439 $247   $256,846,372 77
2001/08/05 12 $337,000   1,010 $334   $257,919,287 80
2001/08/06 12 $197,407 -41% 1,010 $195   $258,116,694 81
2001/08/07 12 $213,925 +8% 1,010 $212   $258,330,619 82
2001/08/08 13 $214,412 n/c 1,010 $212   $258,545,031 83
2001/08/09 13 $229,273 +7% 1,010 $227   $258,772,376 84
2001/08/12 16 $234,000   703 $333   $259,456,747 87
2001/08/13 16 $110,252 -53% 703 $157   $259,566,999 88
2001/08/14 16 $115,448 +5% 703 $164   $259,682,447 89
2001/08/19 18 $199,000   561 $355   $260,444,228 94
2001/08/22 19 $91,245   561 $163   $260,721,520 97
2001/08/23 17 $91,369 n/c 561 $163   $260,812,889 98
2001/08/26 20 $208,000   755 $275   $261,398,217 101
2001/08/27 19 $85,435 -59% 755 $113   $261,483,652 102
2001/08/29 19 $78,557   755 $104   $261,664,134 104
2001/08/30 19 $77,196 -2% 755 $102   $261,741,330 105
2001/09/03 17 $371,976   1,111 $335   $262,899,306 109

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/05/18 1 $56,498,192   3,587 $15,751   $56,537,780 7
2001/05/25 2 $63,650,772 +13% 3,623 $17,569   $120,188,552 14
2001/06/01 2 $39,360,824 -38% 3,661 $10,751   $159,549,376 21
2001/06/08 2 $24,797,052 -37% 3,715 $6,675   $184,346,428 28
2001/06/15 3 $20,479,858 -17% 3,317 $6,174   $204,826,286 35
2001/06/22 5 $15,608,640 -24% 3,007 $5,191   $220,434,926 42
2001/06/29 6 $14,118,206 -10% 2,704 $5,221   $234,553,132 49
2001/07/06 8 $9,123,600 -35% 2,107 $4,330   $243,676,732 56
2001/07/13 10 $5,970,228 -35% 1,767 $3,379   $249,646,960 63
2001/07/20 11 $4,086,602 -32% 1,551 $2,635   $253,733,562 70
2001/07/27 10 $3,112,810 -24% 1,439 $2,163   $256,846,372 77
2001/08/03 12 $1,926,004 -38% 1,010 $1,907   $258,772,376 84
2001/08/10 16 $1,133,085 -41% 703 $1,612   $259,905,461 91
2001/08/17 20 $909,494 -20% 561 $1,621   $260,814,955 98
2001/08/24 19 $1,307,488 +44% 755 $1,732   $262,122,443 105
2001/08/31 22 $924,319 -29% 1,111 $832   $263,046,762 112
2001/09/07 23 $529,953 -43% 670 $791   $263,576,715 119
2001/09/14 24 $513,313 -3% 543 $945   $264,090,028 126
2001/09/21 19 $896,323 +75% 1,018 $880   $264,986,351 133
2001/09/28 19 $564,972 -37% 745 $758   $265,551,323 140
2001/10/05 20 $472,264 -16% 522 $905   $266,023,587 147
2001/10/12 22 $341,022 -28% 415 $822   $266,364,609 154
2001/10/19 20 $356,182 +4% 388 $918   $266,720,791 161
2001/10/26 25 $334,875 -6% 332 $1,009   $267,055,666 168
2001/11/02 32 $190,301 -43% 238 $800   $267,245,967 175
2001/11/09 34 $157,344 -17% 234 $672   $267,403,311 182
2001/11/16 39 $99,285 -37% 166 $598   $267,502,596 189
2001/11/23 38 $106,698 +7% 186 $574   $267,609,294 196
2001/11/30 53 $45,717 -57% 159 $288   $267,655,011 203

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/20/20071863,020 81,072$1,134,020$1,458,775290
5/27/20071291,448+45% 172,520$1,242,614$2,701,389291
6/3/20072744,081-52% 216,601$632,342$3,333,731292
11/18/20071870,868 467,937$1,289,089$7,555,804316
5/30/20102144,737 862,553$440,659$13,850,505448

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