'Rise of the Guardians' Debut Spells Stock Troubles for DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation is nursing one heck of a Thanksgiving weekend hangover.

This pounding headache is wholly attributable to the anemic opening of the studio's latest big-budget offering, "Rise of the Guardians." Produced at a cost of $145 million, the CG-animated offering eked out $32.6 million over the five-day holiday. It was one of the worst debuts for a DreamWorks Animation film in recent history, even as the box office overall shattered Thanksgiving records.



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