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Shrek (2001)

Shrek
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $267,655,011Details
International Box Office $224,157,783Details
Worldwide Box Office $491,812,794
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 97 $267,655,011
All Time International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 322 $224,157,783
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 193 $491,812,794
All Time Domestic Box Office for Digital Animation Movies 16 $267,655,011
All Time International Box Office for Digital Animation Movies 55 $224,157,783
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Digital Animation Movies 46 $491,812,794

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


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. Coco
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 93 $88,295 Nov 23, 2001 192
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 92 $261,875 Oct 26, 2001 164
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 98 $662,761 Sep 21, 2001 129
Fastest to $250m 100 $251,922,192 Jul 20, 2001 66
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 64 $6,007,027 Jul 6, 2001 52
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 195 $6,007,027 Jul 6, 2001 52
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 230 $9,519,970 Jul 6, 2001 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 54 $7,707,203 Jun 29, 2001 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 41 $10,405,731 Jun 22, 2001 38
Fastest to $200m 127 $200,873,205 Jun 15, 2001 33
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 41 $13,181,576 Jun 15, 2001 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 79 $16,520,052 Jun 8, 2001 24
Fastest to $150m 156 $150,844,164 Jun 1, 2001 18
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 56 $28,172,869 Jun 1, 2001 17
Biggest Domestic Monday 68 $12,734,195 May 28, 2001 11
Fastest to $100m 206 $111,753,400 May 25, 2001 11
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 77 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Biggest Domestic May Weekend 85 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Top Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Weekend Domestic 86 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Top Digital Animation Weekend Domestic 73 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Top Dreamworks SKG Weekend Domestic 5 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Top Kids Fiction Weekend Domestic 71 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Top PG Weekend Domestic 91 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 28 $42,481,425 May 25, 2001 10
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 24 $67,324,803 May 25, 2001 10
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 27 $55,215,620 May 25, 2001 10
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 18 $87,506,027 May 25, 2001 10
Fastest to $50m 308 $50,000,472 May 18, 2001 5
Top Dreamworks SKG Day Domestic 10 $17,561,500 May 19, 2001 2

Leading Cast

   Shrek
   The Donkey
   Princess Fiona

Supporting Cast

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

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

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

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2001/05/18 1 $42,347,760   3,587 $11,806   $42,387,348 1
2001/05/25 2 $42,481,425 n/c 3,623 $11,725   $99,019,205 2
2001/06/01 2 $28,172,869 -34% 3,661 $7,695   $148,361,421 3
2001/06/08 2 $16,520,052 -41% 3,715 $4,447   $176,069,428 4
2001/06/15 3 $13,181,576 -20% 3,317 $3,974   $197,528,004 5
2001/06/22 5 $10,405,731 -21% 3,007 $3,461   $215,232,017 6
2001/06/29 7 $7,707,203 -26% 2,704 $2,850   $228,142,129 7
2001/07/06 8 $6,007,027 -22% 2,107 $2,851   $240,560,159 8
2001/07/13 11 $3,603,843 -40% 1,767 $2,040   $247,280,575 9
2001/07/20 11 $2,275,232 -37% 1,551 $1,467   $251,922,192 10
2001/07/27 10 $1,792,718 -21% 1,439 $1,246   $255,526,280 11
2001/08/03 13 $1,072,915 -40% 1,010 $1,062   $257,919,287 12
2001/08/10 16 $684,371 -36% 703 $974   $259,456,747 13
2001/08/17 20 $538,767 -21% 561 $960   $260,444,228 14
2001/08/24 21 $583,262 +8% 755 $773   $261,398,217 15
2001/08/31 22 $786,284 +35% 1,111 $708   $262,908,727 16
2001/09/07 22 $435,565 -45% 670 $650   $263,482,327 17
2001/09/14 21 $400,726 -8% 543 $738   $263,977,441 18
2001/09/21 20 $662,761 +65% 1,018 $651   $264,752,789 19
2001/09/28 19 $461,902 -30% 745 $620   $265,448,253 20
2001/10/05 20 $332,543 -28% 522 $637   $265,883,866 21
2001/10/12 22 $259,620 -22% 415 $626   $266,283,207 22
2001/10/19 20 $271,870 +5% 388 $701   $266,636,479 23
2001/10/26 25 $261,875 -4% 332 $789   $266,982,666 24
2001/11/02 28 $146,841 -44% 238 $617   $267,202,507 25
2001/11/09 34 $121,220 -17% 234 $518   $267,367,187 26
2001/11/16 40 $64,080 -47% 166 $386   $267,467,391 27
2001/11/23 39 $88,295 +38% 186 $475   $267,590,891 28
2001/11/30 46 $42,722 -52% 159 $269   $267,652,016 29

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

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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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