Pixar’s ‘Up’ Wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Score

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Up won Oscars for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Music at the 82nd Academy Awards. The movie was directed by Pete Docter and is considered one of Pixar’s instant classics. The Oscar Nominations for Animated Feature Film include five competing nominees: Caroline, Fantastic Mr. For, The Princess and the Frog, The Secret of Kells, and Up. The following list gives a comprehensive look at the box office performance for each animated film. The information includes release date, approval rating, production budget and total lifetime gross. The source is based on estimates by professional researchers and movie industry writers. For a complete list of the Oscar winners, click here.

WINNER: Up
The animated movie was directed by Pete Docter. “Up” was released May 29, 2009 and grossed $68,108,790 over the opening weekend. The movie had a production budget of $175 million. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 98% overall approval rating. Up grossed $293,004,164 in total domestic box office and generated $723,012,453 worldwide.

Coraline
The animated movie was directed by Henry Selick. Coraline was released February 6, 2009 and grossed $16,849,640 over the opening weekend. The movie had a production budget of $60 million. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 94% overall approval rating. Coraline grossed $ 75,286,229 in total domestic box office and generated $122,996,154 worldwide.

Fantastic Mr. Fox
The animated movie was directed by Wes Anderson. “Fantastic Mr. Fox” was released November 13, 2009 and grossed $6,965,267 over the opening weekend. The movie had a production budget of $40 million. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 92% overall approval rating. “Fantastic Mr. Fox” grossed $20,834,026 in total domestic box office and generated $40,987,213 worlwide.

The Princess and the Frog
The animated movie was directed by John Musker and Ron Clements. “The Princess and the Frog” was released November 25, 2009 and grossed $24,208,916 over the opening weekend. The movie had a production budget of $105 million. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 83% overall approval rating. “The Princess and the Frog” grossed $103,395,618 in total domestic box office and generated $222,165,641 worldwide.

The Secret of Kells
The animated movie was directed by Tomm Moore. “The Secret of Kells” will be released March 10, 2010.

Source:

oscars.go.com

RottenTomatoes.com
Boxofficemojo.com
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