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Movie Summary
Return of the King

Spider-Man

The Phantom Menace
GenreFantasyAction / AdventureSci-Fi Fantasy
StudioNew LineSony / ColumbiaFox
Release DateDecember 17, 2003May 3, 2002May 19, 1999
Domestic Gross$377,027,325$403,706,375$431,088,295
Production Budget$94 million$139 million$115 million
Running Time3 hrs. 20 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 13 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG
MPAA Reasonfor intense epic battle sequences and frightening imagesstylized violence and actionsci-fi action/violence
 

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Domestic SummaryReturn of the KingSpider-ManThe Phantom Menace
Total Gross$377,027,325$403,706,375$431,088,295
Opening Weekend*$72,629,713$114,844,116$64,820,970
Theaters3,7033,6152,970
Average$19,613$31,768$21,825
Opening % of Total19.3%28.4%15.0%
Second Weekend Drop-30.3%-37.8%-20.7%
Widest Release3,7033,8763,126
Close DateJune 3, 2004August 18, 2002February 3, 2000
In Release170 days / 24 weeks108 days / 15 weeks261 days / 37 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryReturn of the KingSpider-ManThe Phantom Menace
Worldwide Gross$1,119,110,941$821,708,551$983,588,295
Foreign Gross$742,083,616$418,002,176$552,500,000
Foreign % of Worldwide66.3%50.9%56.2%
Domestic Gross$377,027,325$403,706,375$431,088,295
Domestic % of Worldwide33.7%49.1%43.8%
 
Genres & FranchisesReturn of the KingSpider-ManThe Phantom Menace
Showdown: All Time Wednesday Opener Bout#3-#1
Showdown: Lord of the Rings vs. Spider-Man#2#1-
Showdown: Lord of the Rings vs. Spider-Man vs. Star Wars#3#2#1
Showdown: Lord of the Rings vs. Star Wars#2-#1
Showdown: Uber-Blockbuster Showdown#4#2-
 
Chart RankingsReturn of the KingSpider-ManThe Phantom Menace
All Time Domestic#25#18#6
All Time Adjusted#53#36#17
All Time Worldwide#11#46#19
Worldwide Openings#21#79-
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#14-#20
Opening Weeks#47#23#80
Opening Day Gross#49#32#68
Opening Wednesdays#8-#9
Single Day Gross#101#44#178
Non-Opening Friday Gross#29#35#46
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#12-#33
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#21#44#79
Single Day Friday Gross#118#26#179
Single Day Monday Gross#37#66#26
Single Day Saturday Gross#80#16#113
Single Day Sunday Gross#58#22#70
Single Day Thursday Gross#18-#45
Single Day Tuesday Gross#26#51#87
Single Day Wednesday Gross#8#108#10
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#15#28#30
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#88#17#65
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#83#17#62
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends#163-#90
Opening Weekends#70#22#106
Opening Weekends - May-#7#37
Opening Weekends - Summer-#13#69
Eleventh Weekends#69-#34
Ninth Weekends#52#89#25
Tenth Weekends#68#113#30
Top 10-Day Grosses#36#21#58
Top 3-Day Grosses#70#25#116
Top 4-Day Grosses#49#30#73
Top 6-Day Grosses#38#33#53
Top 7-Day Grosses#34#33#53
Top 8-Day Grosses#38#28#56
Top 9-Day Grosses#39#24#58
Twelfth Weekends#32-#54
Twelfth Weekends#48-#70
Top 5-Day Grosses#41#33#56
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday#10-#11
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#34#161#74
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#89-#113
Consecutive Weekends At #1#26#148#57
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#119-#91
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#42#17
Second Weekends#29#9#27
Third Weekends#32#4#15
Fourth Weekends#80#4#7
Fifth Weekends#64#14#6
Sixth Weekends#104#28#9
Seventh Weekends#96#31#13
Eighth Weekends#86#73#16
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#87#183-
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#191#386#81
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#307#586#137
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1049#1627#598
Rated PG-13#17#12-
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#52#20-
Widest Releases#170#103#636
Widest Opening Releases#154#197-
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#82#102-
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#89#56-
Fastest to $100 million#50#26#55
Fastest to $150 million#35#33#57
Fastest to $200 million#36#25#44
Fastest to $250 million#21#20#36
Fastest to $300 million#21#19#23
Fastest to $350 million#20#15#18
Fastest to $400 million-#13#14
Slowest to $100 million#533#557#528
Slowest to $200 million#118#129#110
BOM Users' Grades#6#120#473
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#11-#9
Opening Weeks Adjusted#33#10#35
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#21#26#20
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#9#83#16
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#9#24#31
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#56#41#36
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#88#18#87
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#31#50#9
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#48#3#41
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#35#8#23
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#14#102#21
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#13#31#38
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#6#84#7
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#99#6#32
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#86#6#31
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#5#18
Opening Weekends Adjusted#46#10#41
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#10#28
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#109-#39
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#87#134#29
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#110#147#35
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#53-#61
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted#7-#5
Second Weekends Adjusted#21#3#7
Third Weekends Adjusted#26#2#8
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#101#4#3
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#103#30#5
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#156#42#11
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#167#60#21
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#132#106#21
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#12#7-
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#35#10-
 
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