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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$31,768$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#5---#4-
Franchise: Spider-Man#2---#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#7---#6-
Genre: Superhero#7---#6-
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#26#10#27#25#18#24
All Time Adjusted#56#34#60#53#37#61
All Time Worldwide#54#35#99#11#47#43
Yearly 2004#2#1#3---
Yearly Opening Weekends 2004#3#1#4---
Worldwide Openings#44#77-#21#79#14
Worldwide Yearly 2004#3#1#5---
Foreign Opening Weekends---#28-#23
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#7#3#9#14-#2
Opening Weeks#28#32#49#48#24#25
Opening Day Gross#31-#78#50#33#22
Opening Wednesdays#5#32#10#8--
Single Day Gross#58#40#118#103#45#32
Non-Opening Friday Gross#4#13#24#29#35#2
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#4#72#18#12-#77
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#25#84#59#22#45#47
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#35#68#60-#62#57
Single Day Friday Gross#46#67#111#121#27#44
Single Day Monday Gross#1#6#87#37#67#28
Single Day Saturday Gross#42#13#45#81#16#22
Single Day Sunday Gross#70#13#29#59#22#16
Single Day Thursday Gross#9#90#26#18-#1
Single Day Tuesday Gross#30#92#67#27#52#54
Single Day Wednesday Gross#5#56#11#8#109#101
Non-Holiday Monday Gross-#25#45#15#29#12
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#71#35#28#90#17#21
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#68#35#28#85#17#21
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends-#151#108#164-#188
Opening Weekends#49#28#57#71#23#27
Opening Weekends - May-#10--#7#9
Opening Weekends - Summer#34#19--#14#18
Eleventh Weekends-#147-#69--
Ninth Weekends-#85#168#52#89-
Tenth Weekends-#102-#68#113-
Top 10-Day Grosses#19#41#49#37#21#14
Top 3-Day Grosses#36#177#103#71#26#19
Top 4-Day Grosses#25#59#54#50#31#13
Top 6-Day Grosses#14#37#42#39#34#12
Top 7-Day Grosses#11#38#41#35#34#13
Top 8-Day Grosses#14#40#42#39#29#16
Top 9-Day Grosses#19#45#48#40#24#16
Twelfth Weekends-#170-#33--
Twelfth Weekends-#187-#48--
Top 5-Day Grosses#21#38#39#42#34#12
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday#5#8#9#10--
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#164#161#35#34#162#165
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)-#140-#89--
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive)--#111#110--
Consecutive Weekends At #1#151#148#63#26#149#152
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10-#118-#119--
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5--#97#96--
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#7--#42#14
Independence Day Weekends#2#167----
Second Weekends#41#8#22#29#9#20
Third Weekends#51#7#16#33#4#47
Fourth Weekends#68#12#26#82#5#69
Fifth Weekends#115#19#30#66#15#74
Sixth Weekends#177#30#23#106#29#140
Seventh Weekends-#77#3#97#31#179
Eighth Weekends-#80#94#86#73-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#406#120#170#88#184#423
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#838#266#353#192#387#868
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1207#414#543#309#588#1244
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2699#1269#1527#1052#1631#2755
Rated PG-13#18--#17#12#16
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#38--#52#20#23
Widest Releases#27#24#373#175#106#197
Widest Opening Releases#29#26#705#159#203#174
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#22--#86#107#91
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#20--#93#58#107
Fastest to $100 million#36#52#53#51#27#21
Fastest to $150 million#23#40#43#36#34#13
Fastest to $200 million#15#36#39#37#25#17
Fastest to $250 million#15#17#33#21#20#12
Fastest to $300 million#17#14#25#21#19#13
Fastest to $350 million#17#11#19#20#15#16
Fastest to $400 million-#8--#13-
Slowest to $100 million#553#537#536#538#562#568
Slowest to $200 million#140#119#116#118#130#138
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#14#18#37#34#10#16
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#2#5#17#21#26#1
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#3#63#18#9#83#70
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#17#76#40#10#25#38
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#30#54#46#57#41#47
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#29#46#83#89#18#28
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#1#3#76#31#50#26
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#24#6#28#49#3#12
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#49#7#18#35#8#10
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#7#76#23#14#102#1
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#21#85#48#14#32#45
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#4#44#11#6#84#92
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#77#38#27#100#6#21
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#67#37#26#87#6#20
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#7--#5#8
Opening Weekends Adjusted#34#18#41#47#10#19
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#22#12--#10#13
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted-#187-#109--
Ninth Weekends Adjusted-#140-#87#134-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted-#153-#110#147-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted-#189-#53--
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted#2#6#11#7--
Second Weekends Adjusted#37#4#16#21#3#15
Third Weekends Adjusted#45#9#15#26#2#54
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#82#16#32#102#4#98
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#175#41#62#104#30#119
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#53#48#157#42-
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#124#7#168#60-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted-#127#152#132#106-
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#13--#12#8#14
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#26--#35#10#17
 
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