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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)#36#42
Showdown: 'Inception' Vs. 'Gravity' '#1#2
 
Chart RankingsInceptionGravity
All Time Domestic#70#84
All Time Worldwide#56#82
Opening Weeks#92#159
Opening Day Gross#131#200
Single Day Gross#446#392
Single Day Friday Gross#144#233
Single Day Saturday Gross#173#151
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#173#193
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#153#170
Opening Weekends#125#156
Ninth Weekends#121#145
Top 10-Day Grosses#85#123
Top 3-Day Grosses#121#150
Top 7-Day Grosses#99#169
Top 9-Day Grosses#84#127
Top 5-Day Grosses#112#169
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#109#115
Consecutive Weekends At #1#95#100
Second Weekends#65#60
Third Weekends#45#31
Fourth Weekends#40#27
Fifth Weekends#49#31
Sixth Weekends#75#57
Seventh Weekends#132#79
Eighth Weekends#74#166
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#116#52
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#253#104
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#395#167
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1216#687
Rated PG-13#45#53
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#84#100
Widest Releases#165#155
Widest Opening Releases#149#272
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#82#145
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#91#84
Fastest to $100 million#99#130
Fastest to $150 million#86#113
Fastest to $200 million#75#93
Fastest to $250 million#64#88
Slowest to $100 million#531#500
Slowest to $200 million#97#79
Best Picture Nomination Effect#186#157
Opening Weeks Adjusted#126#261
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#232#248
Opening Weekends Adjusted#165#263
Second Weekends Adjusted#85#110
Third Weekends Adjusted#84#79
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#92#90
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#150#134
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#188#183
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#70#91
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#113#161
 
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