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Movie Summary
American Gangster

The Book of Eli

Safe House

The Equalizer
GenreCrime DramaAction / AdventureAction ThrillerThriller
StudioUniversalWarner Bros.UniversalSony / Columbia
Release DateNovember 2, 2007January 15, 2010February 10, 2012September 26, 2014
Domestic Gross$130,164,645$94,835,059$126,373,434$101,530,738
Production Budget$100 million$80 million$85 million$55 million
Running Time2 hrs. 40 min.1 hr. 58 min.1 hr. 57 min.2 hrs. 8 min.
MPAA RatingRRRR
MPAA Reasonviolence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexualitysome brutal violence and languagestrong violence throughout and some language.strong bloody violence and language throughout, including some sexual references.
 

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Domestic SummaryAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
Total Gross$130,164,645$94,835,059$126,373,434$101,530,738
Opening Weekend*$43,565,135$32,789,494$40,172,720$34,137,828
Theaters3,0543,1113,1193,236
Average$14,265$10,540$12,880$10,549
Opening % of Total33.5%34.6%31.8%33.6%
Second Weekend Drop-44.8%-52.0%-41.2%-45.1%
Widest Release3,1103,1113,1213,236
Close DateJanuary 31, 2008May 13, 2010May 17, 2012January 11, 2015
In Release91 days / 13 weeks119 days / 17 weeksn/a108 days / 15 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
Worldwide Gross$266,465,037$157,107,755$208,076,205$192,330,738
Foreign Gross$136,300,392$62,272,696$81,702,771$90,800,000
Foreign % of Worldwide51.2%39.6%39.3%47.2%
Domestic Gross$130,164,645$94,835,059$126,373,434$101,530,738
Domestic % of Worldwide48.8%60.4%60.7%52.8%
 
People SummaryAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
Actor: Denzel Washington#1#6#2#4
 
Genres & FranchisesAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
Showdown: Denzel The Antagonist#1-#2-
Showdown: Denzel vs. Denzel#1#4#2#3
 
Chart RankingsAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
All Time Domestic#430#714#460#650
All Time Worldwide#487-#675-
Opening Weeks#305#454#328#446
Opening Weekends Not At #1-#60#32-
Single Day Gross#793-#957-
Single Day Saturday Gross#307-#377-
Opening Weekends#270#436#310#405
Opening Weekends - Winter-#36#20-
Top 3-Day Grosses#258-#296-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#357#564#279#366
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#711#1100#554#729
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1028#1539#814#1048
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2411#3225#2037#2443
Rated R#73#168#82#143
Rated R, Opening Weekends#32#78#40#64
Widest Releases#815#814#786#613
Widest Opening Releases#825#741#723#567
Widest R Rated Openings#166#135#129#72
Widest R Rated Releases#162#161#149#87
Fastest to $100 million#311-#345-
Slowest to $100 million#340-#306#69
Opening Weeks Adjusted#344#611#463#641
Opening Weekends Not At #1 Adjusted-#94#42-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#293#595#429#579
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Winter-#44#23-
Rated R, Opening Weekends Adjusted#37#126#73#118
 
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