"Shrek" Sees Lots of Green As Global Box Office Passes $600m
Press ReleaseDreamworks Animation has announced that their latest release, Shrek the Third has grossed $316 million domestically and $324 million overseas bringing its global total to over $640 million. The earnings of the third installment of Shrek have pushed the total box office take for the franchise over the $2 billion mark.
The success can in part be attributed to the strong opening weekends it has experienced around the world. In addition to being the largest domestic debut for an animated film, the movie also now hold the title of #1 animated opening of all time in the U.K., Russia, Korea, Mexico, Brazil and other countries.
More information regarding the financial success of Shrek the Third can be found in Dreamworks Animation’s Press Release.