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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#7---#5-
Franchise: Spider-Man#2---#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#10---#8-
Genre: Superhero#10---#8-
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#33#14#34#32#24#31
All Time Adjusted#59#35#63#54#38#64
All Time Worldwide#73#44#126#16#63#59
Yearly 2004#2#1#3---
Yearly Opening Weekends 2004#3#1#4---
Worldwide Openings#62#103-#33#106#20
Worldwide Yearly 2004#3#1#5---
Foreign Opening Weekends---#44-#33
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#7#3#9#14-#2
Opening Weeks#41#46#65#64#36#37
Opening Day Gross#44-#99#65#46#32
Opening Wednesdays#5#34#10#8--
Single Day Gross#88#65#165#146#70#49
Non-Opening Friday Gross#6#15#28#34#42#4
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#5#84#24#15-#90
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#41#112#81#36#65#67
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#46#85#76-#78#72
Single Day Friday Gross#65#89#138#152#41#61
Single Day Monday Gross#4#9#107#50#86#38
Single Day Saturday Gross#60#22#63#106#25#33
Single Day Sunday Gross#91#20#45#78#31#24
Single Day Thursday Gross#10#102#32#21-#1
Single Day Tuesday Gross#46#120#89#41#72#74
Single Day Wednesday Gross#5#65#13#9#129#120
Non-Holiday Monday Gross-#38#59#22#42#19
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#92#47#39#112#25#32
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#86#46#38#104#24#31
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends-#170#121#186--
Opening Weekends#66#39#75#91#34#38
Opening Weekends - May-#12--#9#11
Opening Weekends - Summer#41#24--#19#23
Eleventh Weekends-#156-#71--
Ninth Weekends-#93#180#55#98-
Tenth Weekends-#108-#70#120-
Top 10-Day Grosses#27#56#64#52#29#21
Top 3-Day Grosses#52#210#126#91#37#28
Top 4-Day Grosses#35#76#70#66#42#18
Top 6-Day Grosses#20#49#56#52#45#18
Top 7-Day Grosses#17#50#55#47#46#19
Top 8-Day Grosses#20#54#56#53#40#22
Top 9-Day Grosses#27#60#63#55#34#24
Twelfth Weekends-#179-#33--
Twelfth Weekends-#195-#49--
Top 5-Day Grosses#30#51#52#55#45#18
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday#5#8#9#10--
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#177#174#36#35#175#178
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)-#146-#91--
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive)--#114#113--
Consecutive Weekends At #1#163#160#66#27#161#164
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10-#124-#125--
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5--#99#98--
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#7--#44#16
Independence Day Weekends#2#180----
Second Weekends#55#12#32#43#13#30
Third Weekends#62#13#25#44#7#58
Fourth Weekends#80#17#34#95#6#81
Fifth Weekends#134#23#36#76#19#85
Sixth Weekends#198#34#27#119#33#156
Seventh Weekends-#86#3#106#33#200
Eighth Weekends-#85#101#93#78-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#460#131#186#95#205#479
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#924#291#384#210#426#956
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1311#442#579#330#634#1351
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2846#1317#1593#1090#1710#2906
Rated PG-13#23--#22#16#21
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#48--#64#27#30
Widest Releases#40#35#463#236#150#262
Widest Opening Releases#44#40#840#215#266#234
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#32--#116#141#124
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#28--#125#83#142
Fastest to $100 million#51#68#69#67#38#30
Fastest to $150 million#32#54#57#48#46#18
Fastest to $200 million#21#49#53#50#35#23
Fastest to $250 million#22#24#46#29#28#18
Fastest to $300 million#23#20#35#30#26#19
Fastest to $350 million#24#16#26#29#21#23
Fastest to $400 million-#12--#18-
Slowest to $100 million#600#583#582#584#613#621
Slowest to $200 million#159#131#127#130#145#157
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#46#43#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#94#53#13#33#50
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#36#63#53#66#48#54
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#42#60#102#109#24#41
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#2#4#85#35#57#29
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#29#7#34#60#4#16
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#59#8#23#43#9#12
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#7#82#25#15#108#1
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#28#103#61#17#40#57
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#4#48#12#6#93#101
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#87#44#30#111#6#24
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#76#43#29#97#6#23
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#8--#6#9
Opening Weekends Adjusted#42#22#51#59#13#24
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#25#13--#11#14
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted-#189-#109--
Ninth Weekends Adjusted-#143-#88#136-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted-#154-#110#148-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted-#195-#53--
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted#2#6#11#7--
Second Weekends Adjusted#42#5#18#23#4#17
Third Weekends Adjusted#52#10#17#31#3#61
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#89#17#33#110#5#106
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#180#42#64#108#31#123
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#32--#42#12#21
 
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