Shrek 2 smashes Paris box office records

24th June 2004, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, June 24 (AFP) - "Shrek 2", Dreamworks' followup to its hit starring the green ogre, smashed box office records for an animated feature in Paris and its suburbs with 78,069 entries on the first day of release, the distributors announced Wednesday evening.

PARIS, June 24 (AFP) - "Shrek 2", Dreamworks' followup to its hit starring the green ogre, smashed box office records for an animated feature in Paris and its suburbs with 78,069 entries on the first day of release, the distributors announced Wednesday evening.

Michele-Abitbol-Lasry said the monster movie beat the previous record set by "Nemo" which notched up 50,261 seats sold and was way in front of "The Lion King" which lagged at 34,670.

"Shrek 2" had already smashed records at the North American box office, raking in 11.8 million dollars on its first day of release in the United States May 19.

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