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List of Blue Sky Studios films

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This is a list of films from Blue Sky Studios, an American CGI film production company based in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States. As of 2017, Blue Sky has released 12 feature films, which were all released under the 20th Century Fox banner. The company produced its first feature-length film, Ice Age, in 2002. Their second production, Robots, was released in 2005, followed by their first sequel, Ice Age: The Meltdown, in 2006.

Blue Sky Studios is one of the Fox film studios that was acquired by Disney on March 20, 2019.[1][2]

Their upcoming slate of films include Spies in Disguise in 2019, and Nimona in 2021.[3]

FilmsEdit

ReleasedEdit

# Film Release date Director(s) Co-Director(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Executive producer(s) Editor(s) Composer(s)
Story Screenplay
1 Ice Age March 15, 2002 Chris Wedge Carlos Saldanha Michael J. Wilson Peter Ackerman, Michael Berg & Wilson Lori Forte Chris Meledandri John Carnochan David Newman
2 Robots March 11, 2005 David Lindsay-Abaire, Jim McClain & Ron Mita Lowell Ganz, Lindsay-Abaire & Babaloo Mandel Jerry Davis, John C. Donkin & William Joyce John Powell
3 Ice Age: The Meltdown March 31, 2006 Carlos Saldanha Peter Gaulke & Gerry Swallow Gaulke, Jim Hecht & Swallow Lori Forte Chris Meledandri & Chris Wedge Harry Hitner
4 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! March 14, 2008 Jimmy Hayward & Steve Martino Dr. Seuss Ken Daurio & Cinco Paul Bruce Anderson & Bob Gordon Chris Meledandri, Chris Wedge & Audrey Geisel Tim Nordquist
5 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs June 26, 2009 Carlos Saldanha Mike Thurmeier John Carter Eaton Peter Ackerman, Michael Berg, Yoni Brenner & Mike Reiss John C. Donkin & Lori Forte Chris Wedge Harry Hitner
6 Rio April 15, 2011 Earl Richey Jones, Saldanha & Todd Jones Sam Harper, Don Rhymer, Joshua Sternin & Jeffrey Ventimilia Bruce Anderson & John C. Donkin
7 Ice Age: Continental Drift July 13, 2012 Steve Martino & Mike Thurmeier Michael Berg & Lori Forte Berg & Jason Fuchs John C. Donkin & Forte Carlos Saldanha & Chris Wedge James M. Palumbo & David Ian Salter
8 Epic June 7, 2013 Chris Wedge James V. Hart, William Joyce & Wedge Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember, Hart, Joyce & Daniel Shere Jerry Davis & Lori Forte Joyce & Hart Andy Keir Danny Elfman
9 Rio 2 April 11, 2014 Carlos Saldanha Saldanha Jenny Bicks, Yoni Brenner, Carlos Kotkin & Don Rhymer Bruce Anderson & John C. Donkin Chris Wedge Harry Hitner John Powell
10 The Peanuts Movie November 6, 2015 Steve Martino Craig Schulz Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz & Cornelius Uliano Paul Feig, C., B. Schulz, Michael J. Travers & Uliano Randy Trager Christophe Beck
11 Ice Age: Collision Course July 22, 2016 Mike Thurmeier Galen T. Chu Aubrey Solomon Michael Berg, Yoni Brenner & Michael J. Wilson Lori Forte Carlos Saldanha & Chris Wedge James M. Palumbo John Debney
12 Ferdinand December 15, 2017 Carlos Saldanha Story by : Ron Burch, David Kidd & Don Rhymer
Original story by : Munro Leaf
Robert L. Baird, Brad Copeland & Tim Federle Bruce Anderson, John A. Davis, Lori Forte & Lisa Marie Stetler Chris Wedge Harry Hitner John Powell

UpcomingEdit

# Film Release date Director(s) Co-Director(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Executive producer(s) Editor(s) Composer(s)
Story Screenplay
13 Spies in Disguise December 25, 2019 Nick Bruno & Troy Quane Story by : Cindy Davis Hewitt
Original story by : Lucas Martell
Brad Copeland & Lloyd Taylor Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping & Michael J. Travers Chris Wedge & Kori Adelson Tim Nordquist Theodore Shapiro
14 Nimona March 5, 2021 Patrick Osborne Steve Loter Noelle Stevenson TBA TBA TBA TBA John Wozniak

ReceptionEdit

Critical and public receptionEdit

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic CinemaScore
Ice Age 77% 60/100 A
Robots 64% 64/100 A
Ice Age: The Meltdown 57% 58/100 A
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! 79% 71/100 A-
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 46% 50/100 A-
Rio 72% 63/100 A
Ice Age: Continental Drift 37% 49/100 A-
Epic 65% 52/100 A
Rio 2 47% 49/100 A
The Peanuts Movie 87% 67/100 A
Ice Age: Collision Course 17% 34/100 B+
Ferdinand 71% 58/100 A

Box office performanceEdit

Film Budget North America Overseas gross Worldwide gross
(unadjusted)
Ref.
Opening Gross
(unadjusted)
Ice Age $59 million $46.3 million $176.3 million $206.8 million $383.2 million [4]
Robots $75 million $36 million $128.2 million $132.5 million $260.7 million [5]
Ice Age: The Meltdown $80 million $68 million $195.3 million $465.6 million $660.9 million [6]
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! $85 million $45 million $154.5 million $142.6 million $297.1 million [7]
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $90 million $41.6 million $196.5 million $690.1 million $886.6 million [8]
Rio $90 million $39.2 million $143.6 million $341 million $484.6 million [9]
Ice Age: Continental Drift $95 million $46.6 million $161.3 million $715.9 million $877.2 million [10]
Epic $93 million $33.5 million $107.5 million $160.9 million $268.4 million [11]
Rio 2 $103 million $39.5 million $131.5 million $368.5 million $500.1 million [12]
The Peanuts Movie $99 million $44.2 million $130.1 million $116 million $246.2 million [13]
Ice Age: Collision Course $105 million $21.3 million $64 million $344.5 million $408.5 million [14]
Ferdinand $111 million $13.4 million $84.4 million $211.6 million $296 million [15]

Academy Award wins and nominationsEdit

Film Animated Feature Original Song
Ice Age Nominated
Rio Nominated
Ferdinand Nominated

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Walt Disney Company Signs Amended Acquisition Agreement To Acquire Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., For $71.3 Billion in Cash And Stock". The Walt Disney Company. June 20, 2018. Archived from the original on June 22, 2018. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  2. ^ "The Walt Disney Company Announces it Expects No Further Extension of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for 21st Century Fox America, Inc. Notes". The Walt Disney Company. March 12, 2019. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  3. ^ Lang, Brent; Rubin, Rebecca (May 7, 2019). "Disney Announces New 'Star Wars' Films, Moves 'Avatar' Sequels". Variety. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  4. ^ "Ice Age". Box Office Mojo.
  5. ^ "Robots". Box Office Mojo.
  6. ^ "Ice Age: The Meltdown". Box Office Mojo.
  7. ^ "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!". Box Office Mojo.
  8. ^ "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs". Box Office Mojo.
  9. ^ "Rio". Box Office Mojo.
  10. ^ "Ice Age: Continental Drift". Box Office Mojo.
  11. ^ "Epic". Box Office Mojo.
  12. ^ "Rio 2". Box Office Mojo.
  13. ^ "The Peanuts Movie". Box Office Mojo.
  14. ^ "Ice Age: Collision Course". Box Office Mojo.
  15. ^ "Ferdinand". Box Office Mojo.

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