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China Makes “Crood” Gesture

by Alex Beanon June 7, 2013
After seven weeks in release, the animated film The Croods was pulled from mainland Chinese theaters two weeks in advance of its expiration date after Chinese officials apparently became annoyed that the animated feature was massively outperforming Chinese-made animated competitors at the box office. Seven weeks into its run, The Croods – about a caveman’s […]

“The Croods” Takes Third Place at the Box Office in Week 3 of Release

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2013
The Croods, from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc, continues to show legs at the box office, taking another $20.65 million in ticket sales in its third week of release to bring its cumulative US box office total to $125.35 million and its foreign total to $204.897 million. The movie placed third at the box office behind […]

“The Croods” Takes #2 Box Office Spot in Week 2 for $88.6M 10-Day Total

by Ed Liuon April 1, 2013
DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Croods took the #2 spot at the box office for Easter weekend with estimated ticket sales of $26.5 million, bringing its cumulative 10-day total to an estimated $88.6 million. The movie came in second place behind G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the sequel to 2009’s G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra which brought […]

“The Croods” Takes Box Office Crown in Debut Weekend with $44.7M Ticket Sales

by Ed Liuon March 25, 2013
DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Croods has taken the top spot at the box office in its premiere weekend with an estimated $44.7 million in ticket sales domestically, bringing it even with the opening takes of How to Train Your Dragon ($43.7M) and Megamind ($46M) and well ahead of Rise of the Guardians ($23.77M). The opening […]

Review: “The Croods” Isn’t as Evolved as It Could Be

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison March 25, 2013
If titles were always entirely accurate, The Croods would be called Grug and Eep. At heart it’s not truly about the adventures and welfare of the titular stone age family, but rather the tale of a strained relationship between a father and his teenage daughter who yearns to break free of her family’s constraining lifestyle. […]

DreamWorks Offers Sneak Peek At “The Croods”

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison January 16, 2013
On Monday, DreamWorks Animation released a 32-second clip previewing its upcoming animated comedy The Croods. Directed and written by Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders, the film tells the story of a prehistoric family forced to search for a new home when an earthquake displaces them from their familiar cave. The world premiere for The Croods will […]

DreamWorks Animation Unveils 12-Picture Slate to Run Through 2016; Fox Gives Dates for “Epic” and “Rio 2”

by Ed Liuon September 10, 2012
DreamWorks Animation, SKG, Inc. has announced an ambitious 12-film slate, scheduling the dozen films for release through 2016. The films include a number of sequels and new projects: The Croods (March 22, 2013) Turbo (July 19, 2013) Mr. Peabody & Sherman (Nov. 1, 2013) Me and My Shadow (March 14, 2014) How to Train Your Dragon 2 (June 20, 2014) […]