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The Dark Knight

Titanic

Avatar

The Avengers

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Jurassic World
GenreAction / AdventureRomanceSci-Fi AdventureAction / AdventureSci-Fi FantasySci-Fi Horror
StudioWarner Bros.ParamountFoxBuena VistaBuena VistaUniversal
Release DateJuly 18, 2008December 19, 1997December 18, 2009May 4, 2012December 18, 2015June 12, 2015
Domestic Gross (Adjusted)$533,251,600$921,523,500$688,591,700$552,007,100$743,444,800$567,573,300
Production Budget$185 million$200 millionn/a$220 million$200 million$150 million
Running Time2 hrs. 30 min.3 hrs. 14 min.2 hrs. 40 min.2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 16 min.2 hrs. 4 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of violence and some menacedisaster related peril and violence, nudity, sensuality and brief languageintense epic battle sequences and warfare, sensuality, language and some smokingintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.sci-fi action violenceintense sequences of science-fiction violence and peril.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe Dark KnightTitanicAvatarThe AvengersStar Wars: The Force AwakensJurassic World
Total Gross (Adjusted)$533,251,600$921,523,500$688,591,700$552,007,100$743,444,800$567,573,300
Opening Weekend* (Adjusted)$158,411,500$44,797,800$72,673,200$183,424,900$204,643,800$181,724,700
Theaters4,3662,6743,4524,3494,1344,274
Average (Adjusted)$36,300$16,800$21,100$42,200$49,500$42,500
Opening % of Total29.7%4.9%10.6%33.2%27.5%32.0%
Second Weekend Drop-52.5%+23.8%-1.8%-50.3%-39.8%-49.0%
Widest Release4,3663,2653,4614,3494,1344,291
Close DateMarch 5, 2009n/aAugust 12, 2010October 4, 2012n/aNovember 19, 2015
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide Summary
(Not Adjusted)
The Dark KnightTitanicAvatarThe AvengersStar Wars: The Force AwakensJurassic World
Worldwide Gross$1,003,045,358$2,128,888,188$2,777,223,601$1,519,557,910$1,998,031,469$1,670,400,637
Foreign Gross$469,700,000$1,528,100,000$2,027,457,462$896,200,000$1,097,200,000$1,018,130,012
Foreign % of Worldwide46.8%71.8%73.0%59.0%54.9%61.0%
Domestic Gross$533,345,358$600,788,188$749,766,139$623,357,910$900,831,469$652,270,625
Domestic % of Worldwide53.2%28.2%27.0%41.0%45.1%39.0%
 
People Summary
(Adjusted Ranks)
The Dark KnightTitanicAvatarThe AvengersStar Wars: The Force AwakensJurassic World
Composer: James Horner-#1#2---
Director: James Cameron-#1#2---
Producer: Jon Landau-#1#2---
Producer: Thomas Tull#2----#1
Writer: James Cameron-#1#2---
 
Genres & Franchises
(Adjusted Ranks)
The Dark KnightTitanicAvatarThe AvengersStar Wars: The Force AwakensJurassic World
Brand: Legendary Pictures#2----#1
Genre: 3D--#2#4#1#3
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#2--#1--
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#5-#2#4#1#3
Genre: Sci-Fi - Adventure--#5-#3#9
Genre: Superhero#2--#1--
Showdown: All Time Grossers#6#1#3#5#2#4
Showdown: All Time Openers#3---#1#2
Showdown: Avatar vs. Avengers vs. Jurassic World--#1#3-#2
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#2--#1--
Showdown: Cameron Clash-#1#2---
Showdown: December Sci-Fi Battle--#2-#1-
Showdown: King Size Domestic Grosses-#1#3#5#2#4
Showdown: Opening Weekend Showdown----#1#2
 
Chart Rankings
(Adjusted Where Noted)
The Dark KnightTitanicAvatarThe AvengersStar Wars: The Force AwakensJurassic World
All Time Domestic#6#3#2#5#1#4
All Time Adjusted#31#5#15#29#11#24
All Time Worldwide#24#2#1#5#3#4
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days----#1#2
Worldwide Openings#43-#27#6#1#2
Foreign Opening Weekends#106-#19#16#3#1
Opening Weeks#4#298#37#3#1#2
Opening Day Gross#15-#80#5#1#4
Single Day Gross#18-#201#5#1#4
Non-Opening Friday Gross#23-#20#13#1#14
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#16#42#21#32#2#11
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#4#89#5#7#1#3
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#8#66#7#18#1#6
Single Day Friday Gross#14-#82#5#1#4
Single Day Monday Gross#7-#12#14#1#5
Single Day Saturday Gross#10-#79#2#3#1
Single Day Sunday Gross#5-#48#3#1#2
Single Day Thursday Gross#22#57#29#44#6#16
Single Day Tuesday Gross#6#97#7#10#1#5
Single Day Wednesday Gross#25#114#24#42#6#20
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#4-#5#7#1#3
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#12-#66#3#1#2
Theater Averages - All Time Adjusted---#150#85#137
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends---#116#72#110
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#12-#63#3#1#2
New Years Days-#7#2-#1-
Christmas Days--#3-#1-
Friday Share of Opening Weekends#131---#29-
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#63---#15#184
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends-#150#169---
Opening Weekends#8#487#68#3#1#2
Opening Weekends - December-#35#4-#1-
Opening Weekends - Holiday-#102#16-#1-
Opening Weekends - Summer#7--#2-#1
Eleventh Weekends#108#1#2#136--
Ninth Weekends#57#1#2#45--
Tenth Weekends#62#1#2#118--
Top 10-Day Grosses#4-#27#3#1#2
Top 3-Day Grosses#8-#67#3#1#2
Top 4-Day Grosses#7-#64#3#1#2
Top 6-Day Grosses#5-#50#3#1#2
Top 7-Day Grosses#4-#47#3#1#2
Top 8-Day Grosses#4-#39#3#1#2
Top 9-Day Grosses#5-#32#3#1#2
Twelfth Weekends#182#1#3--#34
Twelfth Weekends-#1#2--#28
Top 5-Day Grosses#5-#54#3#1#2
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#34#2#12#79#33#78
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#139#5#64---
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive)#75#3#23-#107-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#26#1#10#62#25#61
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#117#4#50---
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5#66#4#17-#93-
Martin Lurther King 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#10#2-#12-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#193-#29--
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#15#17---
Second Weekends#6#86#5#3#1#2
Third Weekends#6#14#2#3#1#4
Fourth Weekends#7#5#1#3#2#4
Fifth Weekends#11#2#1#6#4#8
Sixth Weekends#25#2#1#17#10#16
Seventh Weekends#17#2#1#15#10#43
Eighth Weekends#42#1#2#21-#106
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#517-#17#460#227#431
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1042#10#32#932#465#882
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1469#16#48#1326#697#1256
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3138#69#230#2903#1826#2770
Rated PG-13#6#3#2#5#1#4
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#8-#49#3#1#2
Widest Releases#7#498#345#9#39#15
Widest Opening Releases#5-#325#8#33#15
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#5-#175#7#26#12
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#5-#190#7#27#12
Fastest to $100 million#11#185#57#3#1#2
Fastest to $150 million#8#112#41#3#1#2
Fastest to $200 million#5#84#28#3#1#2
Fastest to $250 million#4#59#17#3#1#2
Fastest to $300 million#4#37#10#3#1#2
Fastest to $350 million#4#23#7#3#1#2
Fastest to $400 million#4#13#5#3#1#2
Fastest to $450 million#4#7#5#3#1#2
Fastest to $500 million#5#6#4#3#1#2
Slowest to $100 million#588#414#542#596#598#597
Slowest to $200 million#153#74#130#155#157#156
Best Picture Nomination Effect-#82#117---
BOM Users' Grades#1#264#57---
Opening Weeks Adjusted#4#153#47#3#1#2
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#35#53#37#24#1#27
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#23#17#38#61#4#27
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#4#26#5#8#1#3
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#5#23#7#30#1#8
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#8#202#103#3#1#4
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#8#67#18#26#1#9
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#10#228#107#1#3#2
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#4-#69#1#2#3
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#28#22#45#74#9#33
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#6#33#8#12#2#5
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#25#59#28#68#11#30
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#11#155#139#5#2#4
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#10-#117#5#2#4
Opening Weekends Adjusted - December-#20#7-#1-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#278#99#2#1#3
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday-#63#23-#1-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#4--#1-#2
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#181#1#5---
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#121#1#3#125--
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#133#1#3---
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted-#1#14--#86
Second Weekends Adjusted#6#31#9#3#1#2
Third Weekends Adjusted#11#4#2#5#1#8
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#18#2#1#7#5#21
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#39#1#2#27#15#46
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#74#1#3#88#57#87
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#71#1#2#86#61#158
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#113#1#4#84--
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#8#1#3#7#2#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#166#72#2#1#3
 
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