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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#61
All Time Adjusted#48#64#59#35#38#101
All Time Worldwide#19#53#65#41#57#101
Yearly 2004--#2#1--
Yearly Opening Weekends 2004--#3#1--
Worldwide Openings#60#18#55#94#97-
Worldwide Yearly 2004--#3#1--
Foreign Opening Weekends#115#29----
Non-Friday Opening Weekends-#2#7#3-#40
Opening Weeks#14#33#36#41#32#176
Opening Day Gross#24#28#39-#41-
Opening Wednesdays--#5#33-#27
Single Day Gross#34#43#79#56#61#776
Non-Opening Friday Gross#51#4#6#15#41-
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#37#88#5#83-#60
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#15#61#36#102#59-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#18#69#45#82#75-
Single Day Friday Gross#21#55#58#81#36-
Single Day Monday Gross#20#37#4#9#81-
Single Day Saturday Gross#20#30#54#19#22#303
Single Day Sunday Gross#17#22#84#18#29-
Single Day Thursday Gross#49#1#10#101-#78
Single Day Tuesday Gross#18#68#41#110#66-
Single Day Wednesday Gross#41#116#5#64#125#48
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#11#19-#35#39-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#22#29#84#43#23-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#21#28#79#42#22-
Opening Weekends#19#34#59#35#30#226
Opening Weekends - July#4-#8--#39
Opening Weekends - May-#10-#11#8-
Opening Weekends - Summer#10#21#38#22#17#143
Eleventh Weekends#158--#152-#33
Ninth Weekends#66--#89#94#30
Tenth Weekends#132--#105#116#27
Top 10-Day Grosses#15#19#25#51#27-
Top 3-Day Grosses#19#26#46#196#33-
Top 4-Day Grosses#19#17#32#69#38-
Top 6-Day Grosses#16#17#19#45#41-
Top 7-Day Grosses#15#18#16#46#42#140
Top 8-Day Grosses#15#21#19#49#36-
Top 9-Day Grosses#15#22#25#55#31-
Twelfth Weekends#179--#177-#51
Twelfth Weekends---#194-#65
Top 5-Day Grosses#18#17#28#46#41#161
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)---#142-#116
Consecutive Weekends At #1#64#162#161#158#159-
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10---#120-#94
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#15-#7#43-
Independence Day Weekends--#2#174--
Second Weekends#16#26#51#11#12#114
Third Weekends#16#55#59#11#6#70
Fourth Weekends#25#78#77#15#6#37
Fifth Weekends#59#83#128#22#18#30
Sixth Weekends#93#153#192#34#33#45
Seventh Weekends#111#194-#84#33#42
Eighth Weekends#105--#82#75#13
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#606#466#448#131#204#65
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1177#936#906#289#421#145
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1648#1327#1290#440#627#236
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3398#2870#2813#1308#1693#890
Rated PG-13#11#19#21-#15#38
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#19#28#44-#25#143
Widest Releases#49#241#33#29#134#424
Widest Opening Releases#42#213#36#32#244#508
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#33#112#27-#129-
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#34#130#24-#74-
Fastest to $100 million#21#28#46#62#34#160
Fastest to $150 million#19#17#30#49#42#119
Fastest to $200 million#15#22#20#44#32#92
Fastest to $250 million#15#17#20#22#26#76
Fastest to $300 million#15#17#21#18#24#57
Fastest to $350 million#13#20#21#15#19-
Fastest to $400 million#13--#11#17-
Slowest to $100 million#607#600#582#566#594#468
Slowest to $200 million#157#150#152#128#140#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#20#19#22#11#143
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#47#23#89#32#104
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#11#54#36#62#48#78
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#14#37#38#55#23-
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#15#29#2#4#57#155
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#10#15#27#7#4#220
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#10#11#57#8#9-
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#52#1#7#82#108#63
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#11#54#27#98#39#113
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#37#100#4#48#92#33
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#12#23#85#43#6-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#11#22#74#42#6-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July#3-#5--#36
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#9-#8#6-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#9#23#40#21#12#189
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#197--#154#148#44
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted---#194-#75
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted--#2#6--
Second Weekends Adjusted#11#16#40#5#4#79
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#178--#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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