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Dead Man's Chest

Revenge of the Sith

Spider-Man 2

Shrek 2

Spider-Man

Pirates of the Caribbean
GenrePeriod AdventureSci-Fi FantasyAction / AdventureAnimationAction / AdventurePeriod Adventure
StudioBuena VistaFoxSony / ColumbiaDreamWorksSony / ColumbiaBuena Vista
Release DateJuly 7, 2006May 19, 2005June 30, 2004May 19, 2004May 3, 2002July 9, 2003
Domestic Gross$423,315,812$380,270,577$373,585,825$441,226,247$403,706,375$305,413,918
Production Budget$225 million$113 million$200 million$150 million$139 million$140 million
Running Time2 hrs. 31 min.2 hrs. 26 min.2 hrs. 7 min.1 hr. 33 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 15 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PGPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of adventure violence, including frightening imagessci-fi violence and some intense imagesstylized action violencefor some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content stylized violence and actionaction adventure/violence
 

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Domestic SummaryDead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithSpider-Man 2Shrek 2Spider-ManPirates of the Caribbean
Total Gross$423,315,812$380,270,577$373,585,825$441,226,247$403,706,375$305,413,918
Opening Weekend*$135,634,554$108,435,841$88,156,227$108,037,878$114,844,116$46,630,690
Theaters4,1333,6614,1524,1633,6153,269
Average$32,817$29,619$21,232$25,951$31,768$14,264
Opening % of Total32.0%28.5%23.6%24.5%28.4%15.3%
Second Weekend Drop-54.0%-49.1%-48.7%-33.2%-37.8%-27.0%
Widest Release4,1333,6634,1664,2233,8763,416
Close DateDecember 7, 2006October 20, 2005December 19, 2004November 25, 2004August 18, 2002January 8, 2004
In Release154 days / 22 weeks155 days / 22 weeks159 days / 23 weeks149 days / 21 weeks108 days / 15 weeks184 days / 26 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryDead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithSpider-Man 2Shrek 2Spider-ManPirates of the Caribbean
Worldwide Gross$1,066,179,725$848,754,768$783,766,341$919,838,758$821,708,551$654,264,015
Foreign Gross$642,863,913$468,484,191$410,180,516$478,612,511$418,002,176$348,850,097
Foreign % of Worldwide60.3%55.2%52.3%52.0%50.9%53.3%
Domestic Gross$423,315,812$380,270,577$373,585,825$441,226,247$403,706,375$305,413,918
Domestic % of Worldwide39.7%44.8%47.7%48.0%49.1%46.7%
 
People SummaryDead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithSpider-Man 2Shrek 2Spider-ManPirates of the Caribbean
Actor: Elizabeth Banks--n/a-n/a-
Actor: Geoffrey Rushn/a----#2
Actor: Jack Davenport#1----#3
Actor: James Franco--#2-#1-
Actor: Johnny Depp#1----#4
Actor: Jonathan Pryce#1----#3
Actor: Keira Knightley#1----#3
Actor: Kirsten Dunst--#2-#1-
Actor: Orlando Bloom#1----#6
Actor: Tobey Maguire--#2-#1-
Actor: Willem Dafoe--n/a-#1-
Cinematographer: Dariusz Wolski#1----#4
Composer: Danny Elfman--#3-#2-
Director: Gore Verbinski#1----#3
Director: Sam Raimi--#2-#1-
Producer: Avi Arad--#2-#1-
Producer: Jerry Bruckheimer#1----#3
Producer: Laura Ziskin--#2-#1-
Producer: Stan Lee--#5-#4-
Writer: Ted Elliott#1----#3
Writer: Terry Rossio#1----#3
 
Genres & FranchisesDead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithSpider-Man 2Shrek 2Spider-ManPirates of the Caribbean
Brand: Marvel Comics--#6-#5-
Franchise: Pirates of the Caribbean#1----#3
Franchise: Spider-Man--#2-#1-
Genre: Adventure - Period#1----#5
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation--#8-#7-
Genre: Pirate#1----#3
Genre: Superhero--#8-#7-
Genre: Swashbuckler#1----#3
Genre: Treasure Hunt#1----#3
Showdown: 'Pirates' Vs. 'Pirates'#1----#3
Showdown: All Time Openers#5#7----
Showdown: Sparrow Vs. Wonka Vs. Mad Hatter#1----#4
Showdown: Spider-Man Versus Himself--#2-#1-
Showdown: Summer Spectacular#2#4#5#1#3#6
Showdown: Uber-Blockbuster Showdown-#3#5#1#2-
 
Chart RankingsDead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithSpider-Man 2Shrek 2Spider-ManPirates of the Caribbean
All Time Domestic#16#28#30#13#22#62
All Time Adjusted#48#64#59#35#38#101
All Time Worldwide#19#53#65#41#57#102
Yearly 2004--#2#1--
Yearly Opening Weekends 2004--#3#1--
Worldwide Openings#62#19#57#97#100-
Worldwide Yearly 2004--#3#1--
Foreign Opening Weekends#118#31----
Non-Friday Opening Weekends-#2#7#3-#40
Opening Weeks#15#34#37#42#33#179
Opening Day Gross#25#29#40-#42-
Opening Wednesdays--#5#33-#27
Single Day Gross#36#45#82#59#64#788
Non-Opening Friday Gross#52#4#6#15#42-
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#37#89#5#84-#61
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#16#62#37#104#60-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#18#70#46#83#76-
Single Day Friday Gross#22#56#60#83#37-
Single Day Monday Gross#20#37#4#9#82-
Single Day Saturday Gross#21#31#56#20#23#307
Single Day Sunday Gross#18#23#87#19#30-
Single Day Thursday Gross#49#1#10#102-#79
Single Day Tuesday Gross#19#69#42#112#67-
Single Day Wednesday Gross#41#117#5#64#126#48
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#11#19-#36#40-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#23#30#86#44#24-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#22#29#81#43#23-
Opening Weekends#20#35#61#36#31#229
Opening Weekends - July#4-#8--#39
Opening Weekends - May-#10-#11#8-
Opening Weekends - Summer#10#21#38#22#17#143
Eleventh Weekends#159--#153-#33
Ninth Weekends#67--#90#95#30
Tenth Weekends#133--#106#117#27
Top 10-Day Grosses#16#20#26#52#28-
Top 3-Day Grosses#20#27#47#199#34-
Top 4-Day Grosses#20#18#33#71#39-
Top 6-Day Grosses#17#18#20#46#42-
Top 7-Day Grosses#16#19#17#47#43#142
Top 8-Day Grosses#16#22#20#50#37-
Top 9-Day Grosses#16#23#26#56#32-
Twelfth Weekends#179--#177-#51
Twelfth Weekends---#194-#65
Top 5-Day Grosses#19#18#29#47#42#164
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday--#5#8-#28
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#81#176#175#172#173-
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)---#144-#117
Consecutive Weekends At #1#64#162#161#158#159-
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10---#122-#95
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#15-#7#43-
Independence Day Weekends--#2#174--
Second Weekends#17#27#52#12#13#115
Third Weekends#16#55#59#11#6#70
Fourth Weekends#25#78#77#15#6#37
Fifth Weekends#59#83#129#22#18#30
Sixth Weekends#93#153#192#34#33#45
Seventh Weekends#111#194-#84#33#42
Eighth Weekends#106--#83#76#13
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#609#467#449#131#203#65
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1182#939#909#290#421#146
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1655#1332#1295#441#628#237
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3406#2876#2819#1309#1694#891
Rated PG-13#11#19#21-#15#38
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#19#28#44-#25#144
Widest Releases#50#245#34#29#136#428
Widest Opening Releases#43#217#37#33#248#512
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#33#114#27-#131-
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#34#132#24-#74-
Fastest to $100 million#22#29#47#63#35#163
Fastest to $150 million#20#18#31#50#43#121
Fastest to $200 million#16#23#21#45#33#94
Fastest to $250 million#16#18#21#23#27#77
Fastest to $300 million#16#18#22#19#25#58
Fastest to $350 million#13#20#21#15#19-
Fastest to $400 million#13--#11#17-
Slowest to $100 million#613#606#588#572#600#472
Slowest to $200 million#158#151#153#129#141#80
BOM Users' Grades#187#97#71#171#120#49
BOM Users' Grades (2004 Releases)--#4#17--
Yearly (Wide) 2004--#2#1--
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2004--#3#1--
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted-#2#5#1-#36
Opening Weeks Adjusted#5#21#20#23#12#145
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#45#2#3#6#28-
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#44#76#3#69#89#51
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#8#48#24#90#33#105
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#11#54#36#63#48#79
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#14#38#39#56#24-
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#15#29#2#4#57#156
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#11#16#28#8#4#223
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#11#12#58#8#10-
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#52#1#7#82#108#63
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#11#55#28#99#40#114
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#37#100#4#48#92#33
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#12#24#86#44#6-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#11#23#75#43#6-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July#3-#5--#36
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#9-#8#6-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#9#24#41#22#13#191
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#8#14#24#13#11#121
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted---#189-#51
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#122--#142#136#52
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#198--#154#148#44
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted---#194-#75
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted--#2#6--
Second Weekends Adjusted#12#17#41#5#4#80
Third Weekends Adjusted#15#59#50#10#3#63
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#32#103#87#17#5#34
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#103#122#178#42#31#51
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#157--#53#42#72
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#195--#125#61#69
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#179--#129#107#30
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#11#16#15-#9#29
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#9#21#31-#12#126
 
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