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Final Shrek Disappoints with $71.3 Mill. Opening

ComingSoon writes: "The Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.

The second big sequel of the summer of '10 became one of the first major disappointments as the computer-animated Shrek Forever After (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount) brought in an estimated $71.2 million its opening weekend in 4,359 theaters. That amount normally wouldn't be disastrous, being the fourth highest opening for an animated movie ever and putting it in the realm of some of Pixar's bigger openings, but following the $100 million plus openings of the previous two "Shrek" movies, it's fairly obvious that DreamWorks Animation may have been better off ending the series one movie earlier."

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darklordzor4382d ago

The reviews have been making me incredibly sad. I had so much hope for this one bringing the series back to where it should be.