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Universal's 2015 Mid-Budget Hits

Universal has seen some of their mid-budget movies become 2015 hits; here's how they compare.


Movie Summary
Fifty Shades of Grey

Straight Outta Compton

Pitch Perfect 2
GenreRomanceDramaComedy
StudioUniversalUniversalUniversal
Release DateFebruary 13, 2015August 14, 2015May 15, 2015
Domestic Gross$166,167,230$161,197,785$184,296,230
Production Budget$40 million$28 million$29 million
Running Time2 hrs. 5 min.2 hrs. 27 min.1 hr. 55 min.
MPAA RatingRRPG-13
MPAA Reasonstrong sexual content including dialogue, some unusual behavior and graphic nudity, and for language.language throughout, strong sexuality/nudity, violence, and drug use.innuendo and language.
 

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Domestic SummaryFifty Shades of GreyStraight Outta ComptonPitch Perfect 2
Total Gross$166,167,230$161,197,785$184,296,230
Opening Weekend*$85,171,450$60,200,180$69,216,890
Theaters3,6462,7573,473
Average$23,360$21,835$19,930
Opening % of Total51.3%37.3%37.6%
Second Weekend Drop-73.9%-56.2%-55.5%
Widest Release3,6553,1423,660
Close DateMay 7, 2015October 22, 2015July 30, 2015
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryFifty Shades of GreyStraight Outta ComptonPitch Perfect 2
Worldwide Gross$571,006,128$201,634,991$287,506,194
Foreign Gross$404,838,898$40,437,206$103,209,964
Foreign % of Worldwide70.9%20.1%35.9%
Domestic Gross$166,167,230$161,197,785$184,296,230
Domestic % of Worldwide29.1%79.9%64.1%
 
Genres & FranchisesFifty Shades of GreyStraight Outta ComptonPitch Perfect 2
Showdown: Universal's 2015 Mid-Budget Hits#2#3#1
 
Chart RankingsFifty Shades of GreyStraight Outta ComptonPitch Perfect 2
All Time Domestic#280#298#218
All Time Worldwide#149#729#465
Opening Weeks#89#149#143
Opening Day Gross#86#126#95
Single Day Gross#133#397#275
Single Day Friday Gross#84#129#97
Single Day Saturday Gross#50#261#142
Single Day Sunday Gross#153#182#190
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#75#89#113
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#71#84#106
Opening Weekends#75#149#111
Opening Weekends - Summer-#88#63
Top 3-Day Grosses#79#142#110
Top 4-Day Grosses#84-#123
Top 6-Day Grosses#92#151#143
Top 7-Day Grosses#95#160#150
Top 5-Day Grosses#90#155#139
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#288#148-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#287#133-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#979-#692
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1741#1332#1306
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2408#1858#1818
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4556#3718#3650
Rated R#27#30-
Rated R, Opening Weekends#7#10-
Widest Releases#288#793#283
Widest Opening Releases#271-#398
Widest R Rated Releases#14#142-
Fastest to $100 million#94#164#154
Fastest to $150 million#164#195#160
Slowest to $100 million#573#503#513
Opening Weeks Adjusted#130#237#242
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#102#184#148
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#66-#239
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#139#183-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#102#230#183
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#147#115
Rated R Adjusted#124#146-
Rated R, Opening Weekends Adjusted#7#26-
 
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