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Supernatural 'Grudge' Match


Movie Summary
The Ring

The Grudge

The Ring Two

The Grudge 2

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity 2
GenreHorrorHorrorHorrorHorrorHorrorHorror
StudioDreamWorksSony / ColumbiaDreamWorksSony / ColumbiaParamountParamount
Release DateOctober 18, 2002October 22, 2004March 18, 2005October 13, 2006September 25, 2009October 22, 2010
Domestic Gross$129,128,133$110,359,362$76,231,249$39,143,839$107,918,810$84,752,907
Production Budget$48 million$10 millionn/a$20 million$0.015 million$3 million
Running Time1 hr. 49 min.1 hr. 36 min.1 hr. 47 min.1 hr. 35 min.1 hr. 39 min.1 hr. 31 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13RR
MPAA Reasonthematic elements, disturbing images, language and some drug referencesmature thematic elements, disturbing images/terror/violence and some sensualityviolence/terror, disturbing images, thematic elements and some languagemature thematic material, disturbing images/terror/violence, and some sensualitylanguagesome language and brief violent material.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Total Gross$129,128,133$110,359,362$76,231,249$39,143,839$107,918,810$84,752,907
Opening Weekend*$15,015,393$39,128,715$35,065,237$20,825,300$19,617,650$40,678,424
Theaters1,9813,2453,3323,2117603,216
Average$7,579$12,058$10,523$6,485$25,813$12,649
Opening % of Total11.6%35.5%46.0%53.2%18.2%48.0%
Second Weekend Drop+23.1%-44.2%-61.2%-63.3%+7.6%-59.4%
Widest Release2,9273,3483,3413,2142,7123,239
Close DateMarch 20, 2003December 30, 2004June 16, 2005November 12, 2006January 21, 2010January 20, 2011
In Releasen/an/a70 days / 10 weeks35 days / 5 weeks119 days / 17 weeks91 days / 13 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 RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Worldwide Gross$249,348,933$187,281,115$161,451,538$70,711,175$193,355,800$177,512,032
Foreign Gross$120,220,800$76,921,753$85,220,289$31,567,336$85,436,990$92,759,125
Foreign % of Worldwide48.2%41.1%52.8%44.6%44.2%52.3%
Domestic Gross$129,128,133$110,359,362$76,231,249$39,143,839$107,918,810$84,752,907
Domestic % of Worldwide51.8%58.9%47.2%55.4%55.8%47.7%
 
People SummaryThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Actor: Naomi Watts#3-#4---
Actor: Sarah Michelle Gellar-#2-#6--
Composer: Christopher Young-#3-#14--
Composer: Hans Zimmer#34-#47---
Producer: Doug Davison-#3-#6--
Producer: Jason Blum----#3#5
Producer: Michelle Weisler#1-#2---
Producer: Oren Peli----#1#3
Producer: Roy Lee#3#4#6#11--
Producer: Sam Raimi-#1-#9--
Producer: Steven Schneider----#1#3
Writer: Ehren Kruger#4-#6---
 
Genres & FranchisesThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Brand: Blumhouse Productions----#3#5
Franchise: Paranormal Activity----#1#3
Franchise: The Ring#1-#2---
Genre: Found Footage----#2#4
Genre: Horror - Supernatural#6#7#18#55#8#14
Genre: Horror Remake#1#2#5#24--
Genre: Remake - Asian#4#5#7#11--
Genre: Remake - Foreign Thrills#5#6#9#16--
Genre: Remake - Sequel to a Remake--#10#14--
Genre: Travelogue - Japan-#4-#11--
Showdown: 'Paranormal' Party----#1#3
Showdown: Japanese Horror Remake#1#2#3---
Showdown: Supernatural 'Grudge' Match#1#2#5#6#3#4
Showdown: Supernatural Found Footage----#1#3
 
Chart RankingsThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Opening Weekends Under 2,000 Theaters#47---#21-
Opening Weekends Under 2,000 Theaters Adjusted#123---#124-
Opening Weekends Under 2,500 Theaters#184---#94-
All Time Domestic#424#561#945#1995#581#812
Opening Weeks#1216#379#450#1053#888#374
Post-Thanksgiving Weekend - Best Holds#193#69----
Friday Share of Opening Weekends--#151#30-#21
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends---#90-#40
Opening Weekends#1236#319#378#832#898#289
Opening Weekends - October#78#10-#47#52#9
Opening Weekends - Fall#145#13-#84#93#11
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops--#431#310--
Third Weekends#154---#195-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)-#338#803#846-#763
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)-#679#1481#1543-#1420
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)-#987#2065#2149-#1982
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#79#2337#4011#4135#138#3893
Rated R----#121#197
Widest Releases-#498#505#625-#590
Widest Opening Releases-#537#471#580-#572
Slowest to $100 million#196#231--#115-
BOM Users' Grades#397#565#651-#446-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1202#362#447#1193#1231#536
Opening Weekends Adjusted - October#72#5-#44#73#13
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1212#290#374#906#1216#420
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Fall#129#6-#78#130#18
 
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