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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

Deja Vu

The Manchurian Candidate

Man on Fire

John Q.

Unstoppable
GenreAction ThrillerRomantic ThrillerThrillerAction DramaDrama / ThrillerAction Thriller
StudioSony / ColumbiaBuena VistaParamountFoxNew LineFox
Release DateJune 12, 2009November 22, 2006July 30, 2004April 21, 2004February 15, 2002November 12, 2010
Domestic Gross$65,452,312$64,038,616$65,955,630$77,911,774$71,756,802$81,562,942
Production Budget$100 million$75 million$80 million$70 million$36 million$100 million
Running Time2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 8 min.2 hrs. 10 min.2 hrs. 26 min.1 hr. 52 min.1 hr. 38 min.
MPAA RatingRPG-13RRPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonviolence and pervasive languageintense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images and some sensualityfor violence and some languagefor language and strong violenceviolence, language and intense thematic elementssequences of action and peril, and some language.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe Taking of Pelham 1 2 3Deja VuThe Manchurian CandidateMan on FireJohn Q.Unstoppable
Total Gross$65,452,312$64,038,616$65,955,630$77,911,774$71,756,802$81,562,942
Opening Weekend*$23,373,102$20,574,802$20,018,620$22,751,490$20,275,194$22,688,457
Theaters3,0743,1082,8672,9802,4663,207
Average$7,603$6,619$6,982$7,634$8,221$7,075
Opening % of Total35.7%32.1%30.4%29.2%28.3%27.8%
Second Weekend Drop-48.5%-46.8%-48.8%-34.0%-38.5%-42.7%
Widest Release3,0773,1082,8672,9862,5053,261
Close DateAugust 23, 2009March 1, 2007November 18, 2004September 6, 2004May 2, 2002March 10, 2011
In Release77 days / 11 weeks100 days / 14 weeks112 days / 16 weeks139 days / 20 weeksn/a119 days / 17 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryThe Taking of Pelham 1 2 3Deja VuThe Manchurian CandidateMan on FireJohn Q.Unstoppable
Worldwide Gross$150,166,126$180,557,550$96,105,964$130,293,714$102,244,770$167,805,466
Foreign Gross$84,713,814$116,518,934$30,150,334$52,381,940$30,487,968$86,242,524
Foreign % of Worldwide56.4%64.5%31.4%40.2%29.8%51.4%
Domestic Gross$65,452,312$64,038,616$65,955,630$77,911,774$71,756,802$81,562,942
Domestic % of Worldwide43.6%35.5%68.6%59.8%70.2%48.6%
 
People SummaryThe Taking of Pelham 1 2 3Deja VuThe Manchurian CandidateMan on FireJohn Q.Unstoppable
Actor: Denzel Washington#19#20#18#12#16#11
Cinematographer: Paul Cameron-#5-#3--
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams#19#21-#18-#17
Director: Tony Scott#8#9-#7-#6
Producer: Tony Scott#5--#3-#2
Writer: Brian Helgeland#8--#6--
 
Genres & FranchisesThe Taking of Pelham 1 2 3Deja VuThe Manchurian CandidateMan on FireJohn Q.Unstoppable
Genre: Action Remake#8--#5--
Genre: Hostage#11---#10-
Showdown: 'Source Code' Vs. 'Deja Vu' Vs. 'Groundhog Day,' E-#5---#1
Showdown: Denzel in November-#4---#3
Showdown: Denzel Washington Thriller Throwdown#5#6#4#2#3#1
 
Chart RankingsThe Taking of Pelham 1 2 3Deja VuThe Manchurian CandidateMan on FireJohn Q.Unstoppable
All Time Domestic#1177#1212#1168#942#1046#885
Yearly 2004--#45#34--
Yearly Opening Weekends 2004--#46#37--
Yearly R Rated 2004--#8#5--
Worldwide Yearly 2004--#61#40--
Opening Weeks#729#1021#883#822#902#836
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends-#54---#122
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends-#53---#104
Post-Thanksgiving Weekend - Best Holds-#125---#141
Opening Weekends Not At #1#172----#187
Opening Weekends#724#871#911#751#886#755
Opening Weekends - November-#109---#100
Opening Weekends - Holiday-#166---#154
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#461#408---#311
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#924#824#945#316-#631
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1308#1182#1334#479#674#916
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2839#2648#2879#1393#1788#2210
Rated R, Opening Weekends#175--#180--
Widest Releases#873#830---#600
Widest Opening Releases#807#755---#617
BOM Users' Grades (2004 Releases)--#68#33--
Yearly (Wide) 2004--#44#33--
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2004--#46#37--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#944#1121#893#826#828#1224
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends Adjusted-#68---#165
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends Adjusted-#57---#126
Opening Weekends Adjusted - November-#123---#135
Opening Weekends Adjusted#944#940#900#740#801#1093
 
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