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'Inception' Vs. 'Gravity' '

Both are big-budget original sci-fi movies from Warner Bros. that wound up earning over $200 million at the U.S. box office.


Movie Summary
Inception

Gravity
GenreSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi Thriller
StudioWarner Bros.Warner Bros.
Release DateJuly 16, 2010October 4, 2013
Domestic Gross$292,576,195$274,092,705
Production Budget$160 million$100 million
Running Time2 hrs. 28 min.1 hr. 31 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of violence and action throughout.intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images and brief strong language.
 

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Domestic SummaryInceptionGravity
Total Gross$292,576,195$274,092,705
Opening Weekend*$62,785,337$55,785,112
Theaters3,7923,575
Average$16,557$15,604
Opening % of Total21.5%20.4%
Second Weekend Drop-32.0%-22.6%
Widest Release3,7923,820
Close DateJanuary 6, 2011May 8, 2014
In Release175 days / 25 weeks217 days / 31 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryInceptionGravity
Worldwide Gross$825,532,764$723,192,705
Foreign Gross$532,956,569$449,100,000
Foreign % of Worldwide64.6%62.1%
Domestic Gross$292,576,195$274,092,705
Domestic % of Worldwide35.4%37.9%
 
Genres & FranchisesInceptionGravity
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#38#44
Showdown: 'Inception' Vs. 'Gravity' '#1#2
 
Chart RankingsInceptionGravity
All Time Domestic#72#86
All Time Worldwide#58#85
Opening Weeks#96#164
Opening Day Gross#135#205
Single Day Gross#462#408
Single Day Friday Gross#149#239
Single Day Saturday Gross#180#158
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#178#199
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#157#175
Opening Weekends#129#161
Ninth Weekends#123#147
Top 10-Day Grosses#89#127
Top 3-Day Grosses#125#155
Top 7-Day Grosses#103#174
Top 9-Day Grosses#88#131
Top 5-Day Grosses#116#174
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#109#115
Consecutive Weekends At #1#95#100
Second Weekends#67#62
Third Weekends#47#33
Fourth Weekends#41#28
Fifth Weekends#50#32
Sixth Weekends#76#58
Seventh Weekends#133#80
Eighth Weekends#76#169
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#116#52
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#254#105
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#396#168
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1221#690
Rated PG-13#46#54
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#86#103
Widest Releases#171#161
Widest Opening Releases#154#282
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#85#150
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#94#87
Fastest to $100 million#103#134
Fastest to $150 million#90#117
Fastest to $200 million#77#97
Fastest to $250 million#66#90
Slowest to $100 million#536#505
Slowest to $200 million#99#79
Best Picture Nomination Effect#186#157
Opening Weeks Adjusted#129#265
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#238#254
Opening Weekends Adjusted#169#268
Second Weekends Adjusted#87#112
Third Weekends Adjusted#86#81
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#93#91
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#151#134
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#189#184
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#70#92
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#115#164
 
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