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'Argo' Vs. 'Captain Phillips'


Movie Summary
Argo

Captain Phillips
GenreDrama / ThrillerDrama
StudioWarner Bros.Sony / Columbia
Release DateOctober 12, 2012October 11, 2013
Domestic Gross$136,025,503$107,100,855
Production Budget$44.5 million$55 million
Running Time2 hrs.2 hrs. 14 min.
MPAA RatingRPG-13
MPAA Reasonlanguage and some violent images.sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use.
 

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Domestic SummaryArgoCaptain Phillips
Total Gross$136,025,503$107,100,855
Opening Weekend*$19,458,109$25,718,314
Theaters3,2323,020
Average$6,020$8,516
Opening % of Total14.3%24.0%
Second Weekend Drop-15.5%-36.2%
Widest Release3,2473,143
Close DateApril 24, 2013March 2, 2014
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryArgoCaptain Phillips
Worldwide Gross$232,325,503$218,791,811
Foreign Gross$96,300,000$111,690,956
Foreign % of Worldwide41.5%51.0%
Domestic Gross$136,025,503$107,100,855
Domestic % of Worldwide58.5%49.0%
 
Genres & FranchisesArgoCaptain Phillips
Genre: Hostage#2#4
Showdown: 'Argo' Vs. 'Captain Phillips'#1#2
 
Chart RankingsArgoCaptain Phillips
All Time Domestic#408#616
All Time Worldwide#611#658
Opening Weeks#959#635
Opening Weekends#962#640
Opening Weekends - October#56#31
Opening Weekends - Fall#101#52
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#39#187
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#72#386
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#111#578
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#484#1594
Widest Releases#642#804
Widest Opening Releases#611#934
Slowest to $100 million#112#137
Best Picture Nomination Effect#134#180
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1404#952
Opening Weekends Adjusted - October#83#49
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1385#986
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Fall#155#90
 
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