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'Prometheus' Vs. 'Super 8'


Movie SummarySuper 8PrometheusWorld 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-#96#51
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#97#99#67
Showdown: 'Prometheus' Vs. 'Super 8'#2#3#1
 
Chart RankingsSuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
All Time Domestic#430#437#166
All Time Worldwide#470#231#145
Opening Weeks#345#205#106
Movies That Never Hit #1-#65#5
Opening Weekends Not At #1-#6#4
Opening Day Gross-#134#101
Single Day Gross-#452#305
Single Day Friday Gross-#147#103
Single Day Saturday Gross-#358#156
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends-#186#111
Opening Weekends#360#189#110
Opening Weekends - June#62#30#10
Opening Weekends - Summer-#121#66
Top 3-Day Grosses-#184#108
Independence Day Weekends#135-#56
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#233#736#619
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#470#1387#1209
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#697#1943#1698
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1825#3836#3479
Widest Releases#414#396#273
Widest Opening Releases#414#404#244
Fastest to $100 million-#245#118
Slowest to $100 million#294#378#505
Opening Weeks Adjusted#513#318#176
Opening Weekends Not At #1 Adjusted-#11#5
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted-#212#164
Opening Weekends Adjusted - June#100#50#29
Opening Weekends Adjusted#519#286#180
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#178#117
 
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