Studios Catch the Growing Animation Wave As the summer movie season nears, so does an impending tidal wave of computer-animated movies. But NPR's Bob Mondello wonders whether it will swamp what's fast becoming Hollywood's most lucrative genre. Ice Age 2: The Meltdown brought in more than $70 million in three days.
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Studios Catch the Growing Animation Wave

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Studios Catch the Growing Animation Wave

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Studios Catch the Growing Animation Wave

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As the summer movie season nears, so does an impending tidal wave of computer-animated movies. But NPR's Bob Mondello wonders whether it will swamp what's fast becoming Hollywood's most lucrative genre.

But the films can be very lucrative: Hollywood's first blockbuster of 2006, the computer-animated sequel, Ice Age 2: The Meltdown brought in more than $70 million in three days.