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'Prometheus' Vs. 'Super 8'


Movie Summary
Super 8

Prometheus

World War Z
GenreSci-FiSci-Fi ActionAction Horror
StudioParamountFoxParamount
Release DateJune 10, 2011June 8, 2012June 21, 2013
Domestic Gross$127,004,179$126,477,084$202,359,711
Production Budget$50 million$130 million$190 million
Running Time1 hr. 52 min.2 hrs. 4 min.1 hr. 56 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13RPG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use.sci-fi violence including intense images, and brief language.intense frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images.
 

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Domestic SummarySuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
Total Gross$127,004,179$126,477,084$202,359,711
Opening Weekend*$35,451,168$51,050,101$66,411,834
Theaters3,3793,3963,607
Average$10,492$15,032$18,412
Opening % of Total27.9%40.4%32.8%
Second Weekend Drop-39.4%-59.4%-55.2%
Widest Release3,4243,4423,607
Close DateSeptember 29, 2011September 20, 2012October 10, 2013
In Release112 days / 16 weeks105 days / 15 weeks112 days / 16 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummarySuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
Worldwide Gross$260,095,986$403,354,469$540,007,876
Foreign Gross$133,091,807$276,877,385$337,648,165
Foreign % of Worldwide51.2%68.6%62.5%
Domestic Gross$127,004,179$126,477,084$202,359,711
Domestic % of Worldwide48.8%31.4%37.5%
 
People SummarySuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
Writer: Damon Lindelof-#3#2
 
Genres & FranchisesSuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
Genre: 3D-#84#46
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#90#91#63
Showdown: 'Prometheus' Vs. 'Super 8'#2#3#1
 
Chart RankingsSuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
All Time Domestic#417#423#161
All Time Worldwide#451#221#137
Opening Weeks#329#196#99
Movies That Never Hit #1-#61#5
Opening Weekends Not At #1-#6#4
Opening Day Gross-#125#94
Single Day Gross-#427#286
Single Day Friday Gross-#136#96
Single Day Saturday Gross-#340#148
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends-#178#106
Opening Weekends#343#179#104
Opening Weekends - June#58#29#9
Opening Weekends - Summer#195#114#62
Top 3-Day Grosses-#175#102
Independence Day Weekends#128-#52
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#225#695#589
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#460#1335#1168
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#686#1883#1650
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1802#3760#3415
Widest Releases#389#371#251
Widest Opening Releases#387#378#224
Fastest to $100 million-#234#112
Slowest to $100 million#288#370#492
Opening Weeks Adjusted#498#309#170
Opening Weekends Not At #1 Adjusted-#11#5
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted-#203#157
Opening Weekends Adjusted - June#97#49#28
Opening Weekends Adjusted#504#276#174
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#171#113
 
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