Shrek the Third Scores $40 Million!


According to ShowBIZ Data, DreamWorks’ Shrek the Third‘s opening day is estimated at $40 million, setting a record for the opening of an animated movie and putting it in line to be the highest opening movie in Paramount and DreamWorks’ histories, with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest‘s $135 million opening weekend well in its sights.

Check out the Weekend Warrior Blog for more on this astounding opening and what it could signify in terms of opening weekend box office for the ogre’s third movie.