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Movie Summary
The Lucky One

Dear John

The Last Song

The Notebook

A Walk to Remember

Safe Haven
GenreRomanceRomanceDramaRomanceRomanceRomance
StudioWarner Bros.Sony / Screen GemsBuena VistaNew LineWarner Bros.Relativity
Release DateApril 20, 2012February 5, 2010March 31, 2010June 25, 2004January 25, 2002February 14, 2013
Domestic Gross$60,457,138$80,014,842$62,950,384$81,001,787$41,281,092$71,349,120
Production Budgetn/a$25 million$20 million$29 million$11.8 million$28 million
Running Time1 hr. 41 min.1 hr. 48 min.1 hr. 47 min.2 hrs. 4 min.1 hr. 41 min.1 hr. 55 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PGPG-13PGPG-13
MPAA Reasonsome sensuality and violence.thematic material, some violence, sensuality and mild languagefor some sexualitythematic elements, language and some sensual materialthematic material involving threatening behavior, and for violence and sexuality.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe Lucky OneDear JohnThe Last SongThe NotebookA Walk to RememberSafe Haven
Total Gross$60,457,138$80,014,842$62,950,384$81,001,787$41,281,092$71,349,120
Opening Weekend*$22,518,358$30,468,614$16,007,426$13,464,745$12,177,488$21,401,594
Theaters3,1552,9692,6732,3032,4113,223
Average$7,137$10,262$5,989$5,846$5,050$6,640
Opening % of Total37.2%38.1%25.4%16.6%29.5%30.0%
Second Weekend Drop-52.0%-47.3%-38.6%-44.7%-27.4%-51.1%
Widest Release3,1753,0622,7942,3232,4203,223
Close DateJuly 19, 2012April 29, 2010July 15, 2010November 21, 2004May 2, 2002May 30, 2013
In Release91 days / 13 weeks84 days / 12 weeks107 days / 15 weeks150 days / 21 weeksn/a106 days / 15 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 Lucky OneDear JohnThe Last SongThe NotebookA Walk to RememberSafe Haven
Worldwide Gross$99,357,138$114,977,104$89,041,656$115,603,229$47,494,916$97,594,140
Foreign Gross$38,900,000$34,962,262$26,091,272$34,601,442$6,213,824$26,245,020
Foreign % of Worldwide39.2%30.4%29.3%29.9%13.1%26.9%
Domestic Gross$60,457,138$80,014,842$62,950,384$81,001,787$41,281,092$71,349,120
Domestic % of Worldwide60.8%69.6%70.7%70.1%86.9%73.1%
 
People SummaryThe Lucky OneDear JohnThe Last SongThe NotebookA Walk to RememberSafe Haven
Composer: Aaron Zigman--#12#8--
Composer: Deborah Lurie-#1---#3
Director: Lasse Hallstrom-#1---#3
Producer: Denise Di Novi#4---#11-
Producer: Marty Bowen-#8---#9
Producer: Ryan Kavanaugh-#10---#13
Producer: Tucker Tooley-#4---#6
Producer: Wyck Godfrey-#11---#13
 
Genres & FranchisesThe Lucky OneDear JohnThe Last SongThe NotebookA Walk to RememberSafe Haven
Brand: Nicholas Sparks#5#2#4#1#8#3
Genre: Romantic Drama#25#15#24#14#43#20
Showdown: 'The Notebook' Vs. 'Dear John' Vs. 'The Vow'-#3-#2--
Showdown: Sparks Showdown#5#2#4#1#6#3
 
Chart RankingsThe Lucky OneDear JohnThe Last SongThe NotebookA Walk to RememberSafe Haven
BOM Users' Grades (2010 Releases)-#131#128---
Worldwide Yearly 2010-#57#71---
Yearly (Wide) 2010-#43#52---
Yearly 2010-#43#52---
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2010-#32#68---
Yearly Opening Weekends 2010-#32#67---
All Time Domestic#1141#796#1099#776#1718#925
Non-Friday Opening Weekends--#138--#104
Opening Weeks#702#472#956#1050#1597#701
Opening Weekends Not At #1#144----#178
Friday Share of Opening Weekends-#60#62---
Opening Weekends#635#393#1021#1231#1382#691
Opening Weekends - April#32-#64---
Opening Weekends - February-#21---#48
Opening Weekends - Spring#85-#149---
Opening Weekends - Winter-#29--#190#73
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#47---#28
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#463----#439
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#954#743#401--#916
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1365#1085#611#923#226#1317
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2980#2507#1672#2246#877#2894
Widest Releases#547#689---#485
Widest Opening Releases#523----#444
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted--#173--#134
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1128#711#1419#1182#1697#1092
Opening Weekends Adjusted - April#54-#92---
Opening Weekends Adjusted - February-#29---#71
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1008#599#1515#1402#1452#1047
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Winter-#43--#177#116
 
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