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Showdowns


Uber-Blockbuster Showdown

Revenge of the Sith vs. Spider-Man 2 vs. Shrek 2 vs. The Passion vs. Lord of the Rings vs. Spider-Man


Movie Summary
Spider-Man 2

Shrek 2

Passion of the Christ

Return of the King

Spider-Man

Revenge of the Sith
GenreAction / AdventureAnimationHistorical DramaFantasyAction / AdventureSci-Fi Fantasy
StudioSony / ColumbiaDreamWorksNewmarketNew LineSony / ColumbiaFox
Release DateJune 30, 2004May 19, 2004February 25, 2004December 17, 2003May 3, 2002May 19, 2005
Domestic Gross$373,585,825$441,226,247$370,274,604$377,027,325$403,706,375$380,270,577
Production Budget$200 million$150 million$30 million$94 million$139 million$113 million
Running Time2 hrs. 7 min.1 hr. 33 min.2 hrs. 6 min.3 hrs. 20 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 26 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PGRPG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonstylized action violencefor some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content for sequences of graphic violencefor intense epic battle sequences and frightening imagesstylized violence and actionsci-fi violence and some intense images
 

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Domestic SummarySpider-Man 2Shrek 2Passion of the ChristReturn of the KingSpider-ManRevenge of the Sith
Total Gross$373,585,825$441,226,247$370,274,604$377,027,325$403,706,375$380,270,577
Opening Weekend*$88,156,227$108,037,878$83,848,082$72,629,713$114,844,116$108,435,841
Theaters4,1524,1633,0433,7033,6153,661
Average$21,232$25,951$27,554$19,613$31,769$29,619
Opening % of Total23.6%24.5%22.6%19.3%28.4%28.5%
Second Weekend Drop-48.7%-33.2%-36.5%-30.3%-37.8%-49.1%
Widest Release4,1664,2233,4083,7033,8763,663
Close DateDecember 19, 2004November 25, 2004July 29, 2004June 3, 2004August 18, 2002October 20, 2005
In Release159 days / 23 weeks149 days / 21 weeks156 days / 22 weeks170 days / 24 weeks108 days / 15 weeks155 days / 22 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummarySpider-Man 2Shrek 2Passion of the ChristReturn of the KingSpider-ManRevenge of the Sith
Worldwide Gross$783,766,341$919,838,758$611,391,094$1,119,110,941$821,708,551$848,754,768
Foreign Gross$410,180,516$478,612,511$241,116,490$742,083,616$418,002,176$468,484,191
Foreign % of Worldwide52.3%52.0%39.4%66.3%50.9%55.2%
Domestic Gross$373,585,825$441,226,247$370,274,604$377,027,325$403,706,375$380,270,577
Domestic % of Worldwide47.7%48.0%60.6%33.7%49.1%44.8%
 
People SummarySpider-Man 2Shrek 2Passion of the ChristReturn of the KingSpider-ManRevenge of the Sith
Actor: Elizabeth Banksn/a---n/a-
Actor: James Franco#2---#1-
Actor: Kirsten Dunst#2---#1-
Actor: Tobey Maguire#2---#1-
Actor: Willem Dafoen/a---#1-
Composer: Danny Elfman#3---#2-
Director: Sam Raimi#2---#1-
Producer: Avi Arad#2---#1-
Producer: Laura Ziskin#2---#1-
Producer: Stan Lee#5---#4-
 
Genres & FranchisesSpider-Man 2Shrek 2Passion of the ChristReturn of the KingSpider-ManRevenge of the Sith
Brand: Marvel Comics#6---#5-
Franchise: Spider-Man#2---#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#8---#7-
Genre: Superhero#8---#7-
Showdown: All Time Wednesday Opener Bout#4--#3--
Showdown: Lord of the Rings vs. Spider-Man---#2#1-
Showdown: Lord of the Rings vs. Spider-Man vs. Star Wars---#3#2-
Showdown: Spider-Man Versus Himself#2---#1-
Showdown: Summer Spectacular#5#1--#3#4
Showdown: Uber-Blockbuster Showdown#5#1#6#4#2#3
 
Chart RankingsSpider-Man 2Shrek 2Passion of the ChristReturn of the KingSpider-ManRevenge of the Sith
All Time Domestic#31#14#32#30#23#29
All Time Adjusted#59#35#63#54#38#64
All Time Worldwide#67#43#119#14#59#55
Yearly 2004#2#1#3---
Yearly Opening Weekends 2004#3#1#4---
Worldwide Openings#58#98-#30#101#20
Worldwide Yearly 2004#3#1#5---
Foreign Opening Weekends---#41-#32
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#7#3#9#14-#2
Opening Weeks#37#42#61#60#33#34
Opening Day Gross#41-#94#61#43#29
Opening Wednesdays#5#33#10#8--
Single Day Gross#83#60#156#137#65#45
Non-Opening Friday Gross#6#15#28#34#42#4
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#5#84#24#15-#89
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#37#106#76#33#60#62
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#46#83#74-#76#70
Single Day Friday Gross#61#84#132#145#38#57
Single Day Monday Gross#4#9#103#48#82#37
Single Day Saturday Gross#56#20#59#101#23#31
Single Day Sunday Gross#87#19#41#74#30#23
Single Day Thursday Gross#10#102#32#21-#1
Single Day Tuesday Gross#42#114#84#38#67#69
Single Day Wednesday Gross#5#64#13#9#126#117
Non-Holiday Monday Gross-#36#57#22#40#19
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#88#44#37#108#24#30
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#82#43#36#100#23#29
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends-#164#118#178--
Opening Weekends#62#36#71#87#31#35
Opening Weekends - May-#11--#8#10
Opening Weekends - Summer#38#22--#17#21
Eleventh Weekends-#153-#71--
Ninth Weekends-#90#177#54#95-
Tenth Weekends-#106-#70#117-
Top 10-Day Grosses#26#52#60#48#28#20
Top 3-Day Grosses#48#201#121#87#34#27
Top 4-Day Grosses#33#72#66#62#39#18
Top 6-Day Grosses#20#46#52#48#42#18
Top 7-Day Grosses#17#47#51#44#43#19
Top 8-Day Grosses#20#50#52#49#37#22
Top 9-Day Grosses#26#56#59#51#32#23
Twelfth Weekends-#177-#33--
Twelfth Weekends-#194-#49--
Top 5-Day Grosses#29#47#48#51#42#18
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday#5#8#9#10--
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#175#172#36#35#173#176
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)-#144-#91--
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive)--#113#112--
Consecutive Weekends At #1#161#158#66#27#159#162
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10-#122-#123--
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5--#99#98--
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#7--#43#15
Independence Day Weekends#2#174----
Second Weekends#52#12#29#40#13#27
Third Weekends#60#12#23#42#7#56
Fourth Weekends#78#16#32#93#6#79
Fifth Weekends#130#22#35#75#18#84
Sixth Weekends#194#34#27#118#33#154
Seventh Weekends-#84#3#104#33#194
Eighth Weekends-#83#99#91#76-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#452#131#186#95#203#470
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#912#290#382#209#421#942
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1298#441#577#329#628#1336
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2825#1312#1584#1085#1697#2883
Rated PG-13#21--#20#15#19
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#45--#61#25#28
Widest Releases#35#30#442#222#137#247
Widest Opening Releases#38#34#812#201#250#219
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#28--#108#132#115
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#25--#117#75#133
Fastest to $100 million#47#64#65#63#35#29
Fastest to $150 million#31#50#53#45#43#18
Fastest to $200 million#21#45#49#46#33#23
Fastest to $250 million#21#23#43#28#27#18
Fastest to $300 million#22#19#33#28#25#18
Fastest to $350 million#22#16#24#27#20#21
Fastest to $400 million-#12--#18-
Slowest to $100 million#591#574#573#575#603#609
Slowest to $200 million#153#129#125#128#141#151
BOM Users' Grades#71#171#240#6#120#97
BOM Users' Grades (2004 Releases)#4#17#30---
Yearly (Wide) 2004#2#1#3---
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2004#3#1#4---
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#1#8#11-#2
Opening Weeks Adjusted#20#23#45#42#11#21
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#3#6#19#23#28#2
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#3#69#20#10#89#76
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#24#90#51#13#33#48
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#36#63#53#66#48#54
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#39#57#98#105#24#38
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#2#4#84#35#57#29
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#28#7#33#58#4#16
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#58#8#23#42#9#12
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#7#82#25#15#108#1
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#28#99#59#17#40#55
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#4#48#12#6#92#100
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#86#44#30#109#6#24
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#75#43#29#95#6#23
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#8--#6#9
Opening Weekends Adjusted#41#22#49#56#13#24
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#24#13--#11#14
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted-#189-#109--
Ninth Weekends Adjusted-#142-#88#136-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted-#154-#110#148-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted-#194-#53--
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted#2#6#11#7--
Second Weekends Adjusted#41#5#18#23#4#17
Third Weekends Adjusted#51#10#17#30#3#60
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#88#17#33#108#5#104
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#179#42#64#107#31#122
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#53#48#162#42-
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#125#7#170#61-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted-#129#155#134#107-
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#15--#13#9#16
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#31--#40#12#21
 
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