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'I Am Legend' Vs. 'The Hobbit'

Both movies had strong openings on the same weekend (Dec. 14-16), but five years apart.


Movie Summary
I Am Legend

The Hobbit
GenreSci-Fi HorrorFantasy
StudioWarner Bros.Warner Bros. (New Line)
Release DateDecember 14, 2007December 14, 2012
Domestic Gross$256,393,010$303,003,568
Running Time1 hr. 40 min.2 hrs. 46 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi action and violenceextended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images.
 

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Domestic SummaryI Am LegendThe Hobbit
Total Gross$256,393,010$303,003,568
Opening Weekend*$77,211,321$84,617,303
Theaters3,6064,045
Average$21,411$20,919
Opening % of Total30.1%27.9%
Second Weekend Drop-56.6%-56.4%
Widest Release3,6484,100
Close DateApril 10, 2008April 25, 2013
In Release119 days / 17 weeks133 days / 19 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryI Am LegendThe Hobbit
Worldwide Gross$585,349,010$1,021,103,568
Foreign Gross$328,956,000$718,100,000
Foreign % of Worldwide56.2%70.3%
Domestic Gross$256,393,010$303,003,568
Domestic % of Worldwide43.8%29.7%
 
People SummaryI Am LegendThe Hobbit
Cinematographer: Andrew Lesnie#6#4
 
Genres & FranchisesI Am LegendThe Hobbit
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#49#34
Showdown: 'I Am Legend' Vs. 'The Hobbit'#2#1
 
Chart RankingsI Am LegendThe Hobbit
All Time Domestic#100#65
All Time Worldwide#134#29
Opening Weeks#85#69
Opening Day Gross#82#54
Single Day Gross#217#114
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#66#51
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#69#37
Single Day Friday Gross#79#47
Single Day Saturday Gross#91#101
Single Day Sunday Gross#138#115
Single Day Tuesday Gross#73#56
Single Day Wednesday Gross#117#70
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#89#92
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#83#86
Opening Weekends#79#72
Opening Weekends - December#4#3
Opening Weekends - Holiday#17#16
Top 10-Day Grosses#101#78
Top 3-Day Grosses#79#76
Top 4-Day Grosses#89#80
Top 6-Day Grosses#94#79
Top 7-Day Grosses#92#78
Top 8-Day Grosses#92#80
Top 9-Day Grosses#98#79
Top 5-Day Grosses#94#80
Second Weekends#126#96
Third Weekends#49#27
Fourth Weekends#67#47
Fifth Weekends#156#110
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#682#674
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1297#1286
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1813#1800
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3649#3631
Rated PG-13#60#41
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#54#53
Widest Releases#270#63
Widest Opening Releases#266#75
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#142#50
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#146#43
Fastest to $100 million#94#80
Fastest to $150 million#95#77
Fastest to $200 million#75#63
Fastest to $250 million#82#54
Slowest to $100 million#547#561
Slowest to $200 million#102#114
Opening Weeks Adjusted#91#107
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#143#92
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#65#71
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#65#49
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#65#55
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#78#153
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#164#111
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#73#79
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#113#94
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#110#195
Opening Weekends Adjusted - December#4#6
Opening Weekends Adjusted#75#96
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday#16#20
Second Weekends Adjusted#144#161
Third Weekends Adjusted#53#55
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#122#119
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#72#68
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#55#71
 
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