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'Maze Runner' Freshman vs. Sophomore Effort

Comparing the first Maze Runner release to the sequel, The Scorch Trials.


Movie Summary
The Maze Runner

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
GenreSci-Fi ThrillerAction / Adventure
StudioFoxFox
Release DateSeptember 19, 2014September 18, 2015
Domestic Gross$102,427,862$81,697,192
Production Budget$34 million$61 million
Running Time1 hr. 53 min.2 hrs. 11 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonthematic elements and intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, including some disturbing images.extended sequences of violence and action, some thematic elements, substance use and language.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe Maze RunnerMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Total Gross$102,427,862$81,697,192
Opening Weekend*$32,512,804$30,316,510
Theaters3,6043,791
Average$9,021$7,997
Opening % of Total31.7%37.1%
Second Weekend Drop-46.4%-52.9%
Widest Release3,6383,792
Close DateFebruary 5, 2015January 21, 2016
In Release140 days / 20 weeks126 days / 18 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 Maze RunnerMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Worldwide Gross$348,319,861$312,325,103
Foreign Gross$245,891,999$230,627,911
Foreign % of Worldwide70.6%73.8%
Domestic Gross$102,427,862$81,697,192
Domestic % of Worldwide29.4%26.2%
 
People SummaryThe Maze RunnerMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Composer: John Paesano#1#2
Director: Wes Ball#1#2
Producer: Marty Bowen#7#8
Producer: Wyck Godfrey#9#10
Writer: T.S. Nowlin#1#2
 
Genres & FranchisesThe Maze RunnerMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Franchise: Maze Runner#1#2
Genre: Sci-Fi - Based on Book#13#16
Genre: Young-Adult Book Adaptations#23#28
Showdown: 'Maze Runner' Freshman vs. Sophomore Effort#1#2
 
Chart RankingsThe Maze RunnerMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials
All Time Domestic#639#873
All Time Worldwide#331#388
Opening Weeks#523#572
Opening Weekends#441#488
Opening Weekends - September#12#13
Opening Weekends - Fall#30#34
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#399#594
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#801#1150
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1148#1609
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2597#3333
Widest Releases#284#188
Widest Opening Releases#280#169
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#146#92
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#152#103
Opening Weeks Adjusted#750#864
Opening Weekends Adjusted - September#18#25
Opening Weekends Adjusted#635#731
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Fall#42#53
 
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