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Monsters Vs Aliens: A Monster Hit!

Mar. 30 2009, Updated 11:04 a.m. ET

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Monsters Vs Aliens, the latest 3-D fare from DreamWorks Animation, had the year's best opening so far, taking in $58.2 million at the box office this weekend.

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More than half of the intake came from the 2,100 IMAX screens, which feature complementary technology that enables audiences to watch the film in 3-D; the film was shown on 7,000 screens altogether.

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The film -- which features vocal roles from Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen and Stephen Colbert, among others -- will be DreamWorks only release this year; company head Jeffrey Katzenberg has said that all of the company's future films will be released in the 3-D format.


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