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Southpaw vs. Nightcrawler

People say Southpaw exists in part so that Jake Gyllenhaal gets Best Actor Oscar nomination he deserved for Nightcrawler. How do the two movies compare at the U.S. box office?


Movie Summary
Southpaw

Nightcrawler
GenreDramaCrime Drama
StudioWeinstein CompanyOpen Road Films
Release DateJuly 24, 2015October 31, 2014
Domestic Gross$52,421,953$32,381,217
Production Budget$30 million$8.5 million
Running Time2 hrs. 3 min.1 hr. 57 min.
MPAA RatingRR
MPAA Reasonlanguage throughout, and some violence.violence including graphic images, and for language.
 

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Domestic SummarySouthpawNightcrawler
Total Gross$52,421,953$32,381,217
Opening Weekend*$16,701,294$10,441,000
Theaters2,7722,766
Average$6,025$3,775
Opening % of Total31.9%32.2%
Second Weekend Drop-54.4%-48.5%
Widest Release2,7722,766
Close DateNovember 5, 2015February 5, 2015
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummarySouthpawNightcrawler
Worldwide Gross$91,970,827$38,697,217
Foreign Gross$39,548,874$6,316,000
Foreign % of Worldwide43.0%16.3%
Domestic Gross$52,421,953$32,381,217
Domestic % of Worldwide57.0%83.7%
 
People SummarySouthpawNightcrawler
Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal#7#12
 
Genres & FranchisesSouthpawNightcrawler
Showdown: Southpaw vs. Nightcrawler#1#2
 
Chart RankingsSouthpawNightcrawler
All Time Domestic#1525#2423
Opening Weeks#1065#1884
Opening Weekends#1132#1853
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1236#925
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1720#1309
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3513#2841
Widest Independent Releases#89#91
Widest Opening Independent Releases#80#82
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1578#2621
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1681#2632
 
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