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December Sci-Fi Battle


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I Am Legend

The Day the Earth Stood Still

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Tron Legacy

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
GenreSci-Fi HorrorSci-FiSci-Fi AdventureSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi Fantasy
StudioWarner Bros.FoxFoxBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateDecember 14, 2007December 12, 2008December 18, 2009December 17, 2010December 18, 2015
Domestic Gross$256,393,010$79,366,978$749,766,139$172,062,763$936,662,225
Production Budget$150 million$80 millionn/a$170 million$245 million
Running Time1 hr. 40 min.1 hr. 50 min.2 hrs. 40 min.2 hrs. 5 min.2 hrs. 16 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PGPG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi action and violencesome sci-fi disaster images and violenceintense epic battle sequences and warfare, sensuality, language and some smokingsequences of sci-fi action violence and brief mild language.sci-fi action violence
 

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Domestic SummaryI Am LegendThe Day the Earth Stood StillAvatarTron LegacyStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Total Gross$256,393,010$79,366,978$749,766,139$172,062,763$936,662,225
Opening Weekend*$77,211,321$30,480,153$77,025,481$44,026,211$247,966,675
Theaters3,6063,5603,4523,4514,134
Average$21,411$8,562$22,313$12,758$59,982
Opening % of Total30.1%38.4%10.3%25.6%26.5%
Second Weekend Drop-56.6%-67.6%-1.8%-56.5%-39.8%
Widest Release3,6483,5603,4613,4514,134
Close DateApril 10, 2008April 2, 2009August 12, 2010April 14, 2011June 2, 2016
In Release119 days / 17 weeks112 days / 16 weeks238 days / 34 weeks119 days / 17 weeks168 days / 24 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryI Am LegendThe Day the Earth Stood StillAvatarTron LegacyStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Worldwide Gross$585,349,010$233,093,859$2,777,223,601$400,062,763$2,068,223,624
Foreign Gross$328,956,000$153,726,881$2,027,457,462$228,000,000$1,131,561,399
Foreign % of Worldwide56.2%66.0%73.0%57.0%54.7%
Domestic Gross$256,393,010$79,366,978$749,766,139$172,062,763$936,662,225
Domestic % of Worldwide43.8%34.0%27.0%43.0%45.3%
 
People SummaryI Am LegendThe Day the Earth Stood StillAvatarTron LegacyStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Producer: Erwin Stoff#1#6---
 
Genres & FranchisesI Am LegendThe Day the Earth Stood StillAvatarTron LegacyStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Genre: 3D--#2#72#1
Genre: Environmentalist-#8#1--
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#48#131#2#89#1
Genre: Sci-Fi - Adventure--#2#24#1
Genre: Sci-Fi Remake#1#8---
Showdown: All Time Grossers--#2-#1
Showdown: December Sci-Fi Battle#3#5#2#4#1
Showdown: King Size Domestic Grosses--#2-#1
 
Chart RankingsI Am LegendThe Day the Earth Stood StillAvatarTron LegacyStar Wars: The Force Awakens
All Time Domestic#98#898#2#245#1
All Time Adjusted--#15-#11
All Time Worldwide#129#559#1#240#3
Worldwide Openings--#34-#1
Foreign Opening Weekends--#22-#3
Opening Weeks#82#539#45#214#1
Opening Day Gross#79-#92#202#1
Single Day Gross#210-#238#778#1
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#20-#1
Non-Opening Thursday Gross--#25-#2
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#64-#7-#1
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#68-#7-#1
Single Day Friday Gross#76-#94#236#1
Single Day Monday Gross--#16-#1
Single Day Saturday Gross#88-#93-#3
Single Day Sunday Gross#132-#59-#1
Single Day Thursday Gross--#33-#6
Single Day Tuesday Gross#71-#9-#1
Single Day Wednesday Gross#115-#24-#6
Non-Holiday Monday Gross--#8-#1
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#86-#75-#1
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#80-#72-#1
New Years Days--#2-#1
Christmas Days--#4-#1
Opening Weekends#76#464#79#253#1
Opening Weekends - December#4#30#5#18#1
Opening Weekends - Holiday#17#93#18#53#1
Eleventh Weekends--#2-#46
Ninth Weekends--#2-#22
Tenth Weekends--#2-#38
Top 10-Day Grosses#98-#34-#1
Top 3-Day Grosses#76-#78#241#1
Top 4-Day Grosses#86-#74-#1
Top 6-Day Grosses#91-#58-#1
Top 7-Day Grosses#89-#55-#1
Top 8-Day Grosses#89-#47-#1
Top 9-Day Grosses#95-#39-#1
Twelfth Weekends--#3-#72
Twelfth Weekends--#2-#89
Top 5-Day Grosses#91-#63-#1
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)--#12-#33
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)--#64-#142
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive)--#23-#49
Consecutive Weekends At #1--#10-#25
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10--#50-#120
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5--#17-#40
Martin Lurther King 4-Day Holiday Weekends--#2#175#12
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends--#19-#154
Second Weekends#123-#6-#1
Third Weekends#46-#2#136#1
Fourth Weekends#65-#1-#2
Fifth Weekends#153-#1-#4
Sixth Weekends--#1-#11
Seventh Weekends--#1-#10
Eighth Weekends--#2-#24
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#670#872#20#668#244
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1284#1597#35#1282#489
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1798#2229#52#1795#728
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3628#4275#238#3622#1876
Rated PG-13#58-#2-#1
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#51-#54-#1
Widest Releases#260#304#389#398#49
Widest Opening Releases#254#284#369#371#42
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#135#154#200-#32
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#139#167--#33
Fastest to $100 million#91-#66#219#1
Fastest to $150 million#92-#49#186#1
Fastest to $200 million#73-#35-#1
Fastest to $250 million#80-#22-#1
Fastest to $300 million--#14-#1
Fastest to $350 million--#9-#1
Fastest to $400 million--#7-#1
Fastest to $450 million--#6-#1
Fastest to $500 million--#4-#1
Slowest to $100 million#544-#569#416#634
Slowest to $200 million#101-#139-#173
BOM Users' Grades#306#614#57#244-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#89#660#54#319#1
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted--#37-#1
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#143-#39-#4
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#64-#7-#1
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#65-#7-#1
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#63-#114-#1
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#197-#19-#1
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#77-#117-#3
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#137-#79-#2
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#164-#46-#9
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#72-#10-#2
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#112-#28-#11
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#124-#147-#2
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#109-#125-#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted - December#4#41#8#23#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#73#560#109#367#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday#16#119#24#86#1
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted--#5-#111
Ninth Weekends Adjusted--#3-#78
Tenth Weekends Adjusted--#3-#112
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted--#14-#149
Second Weekends Adjusted#143-#10-#1
Third Weekends Adjusted#51-#2-#1
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#120-#1-#4
Fifth Weekends Adjusted--#2-#14
Sixth Weekends Adjusted--#3-#55
Seventh Weekends Adjusted--#2-#60
Eighth Weekends Adjusted--#4-#99
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#71-#3-#2
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#53-#76-#1
 
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