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Movie SummaryThe Dark KnightTitanicAvatarThe AvengersStar Wars: The Force AwakensJurassic World
GenreAction / AdventureRomanceSci-Fi AdventureAction / AdventureSci-Fi FantasyAction / Adventure
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$688,688,500$552,007,100$776,266,400$567,573,300
Production Budget$185 million$200 million$237 million$220 million$245 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$688,688,500$552,007,100$776,266,400$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%26.4%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, 2012June 2, 2016November 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$1,518,812,988$2,068,223,624$1,671,713,208
Foreign Gross$469,700,000$1,528,100,000$2,027,457,462$895,455,078$1,131,561,399$1,019,442,583
Foreign % of Worldwide46.8%71.8%73.0%59.0%54.7%61.0%
Domestic Gross$533,345,358$600,788,188$749,766,139$623,357,910$936,662,225$652,270,625
Domestic % of Worldwide53.2%28.2%27.0%41.0%45.3%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#31#2#1#5#3#4
Worldwide Openings#58-#39#8#2#3
Foreign Opening Weekends#141-#25#20#4#2
Opening Weeks#4#337#50#3#1#2
Opening Day Gross#18-#100#6#1#4
Single Day Gross#21-#257#6#1#4
Non-Opening Friday Gross#24-#20#13#1#14
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#19#46#25#36#2#11
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#6#116#7#10#1#3
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#8#79#7#22#1#6
Single Day Friday Gross#17-#102#6#1#4
Single Day Monday Gross#8-#16#18#1#6
Single Day Saturday Gross#14-#100#2#3#1
Single Day Sunday Gross#6-#64#3#1#2
Single Day Thursday Gross#25#61#33#48#6#16
Single Day Tuesday Gross#8#124#9#13#1#5
Single Day Wednesday Gross#25#130#24#48#6#20
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#5-#8#10#1#4
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#17-#82#3#1#2
Theater Averages - All Time Adjusted---#162#93#149
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends---#128#80#122
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#17-#79#3#1#2
New Years Days-#9#2-#1-
Christmas Days--#4-#1-
Friday Share of Opening Weekends#148---#34-
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#77---#17-
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends-#164#186---
Opening Weekends#11#548#86#3#1#2
Opening Weekends - December-#37#5-#1-
Opening Weekends - Holiday-#112#20-#1-
Opening Weekends - Summer#8--#2-#1
Eleventh Weekends#111#1#2#143#46-
Ninth Weekends#60#1#2#48#22-
Tenth Weekends#64#1#2#125#38-
Top 10-Day Grosses#5-#36#3#1#2
Top 3-Day Grosses#11-#85#3#1#2
Top 4-Day Grosses#9-#81#3#1#2
Top 6-Day Grosses#5-#63#3#1#2
Top 7-Day Grosses#4-#60#3#1#2
Top 8-Day Grosses#4-#52#3#1#2
Top 9-Day Grosses#6-#43#3#1#2
Twelfth Weekends#192#1#3-#72#34
Twelfth Weekends-#1#2-#90#28
Top 5-Day Grosses#7-#70#3#1#2
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#34#2#12#79#33#78
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#145#5#64-#144-
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive)#76#3#23-#49-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#26#1#10#62#25#61
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#123#4#50-#122-
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5#67#4#17-#40-
Martin Lurther King 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#10#2-#12-
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#17#19-#154-
Second Weekends#7#106#6#3#1#2
Third Weekends#9#21#2#3#1#4
Fourth Weekends#7#5#1#3#2#4
Fifth Weekends#13#2#1#6#4#9
Sixth Weekends#28#2#1#18#11#17
Seventh Weekends#17#2#1#15#10#45
Eighth Weekends#45#1#2#21#24#114
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#585-#20#517#248#479
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1136#11#36#1013#498#953
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1585#18#53#1428#738#1344
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3298#76#241#3044#1899#2896
Rated PG-13#6#3#2#5#1#4
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#10-#60#3#1#2
Widest Releases#9#594#421#11#57#21
Widest Opening Releases#7-#399#10#49#22
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#5--#7#37#16
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#5--#7#38#15
Fastest to $100 million#15#217#73#3#1#2
Fastest to $150 million#11#133#54#3#1#2
Fastest to $200 million#7#104#37#3#1#2
Fastest to $250 million#4#75#23#3#1#2
Fastest to $300 million#5#51#14#3#1#2
Fastest to $350 million#5#32#10#3#1#2
Fastest to $400 million#5#17#8#3#1#2
Fastest to $450 million#5#10#6#3#1#2
Fastest to $500 million#6#8#4#3#1#2
Slowest to $100 million#638#436#580#650#652#651
Slowest to $200 million#174#77#144#178#180#179
Best Picture Nomination Effect-#85#122---
BOM Users' Grades#1#264#57---
Opening Weeks Adjusted#4#173#56#3#1#2
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#35#55#37#24#1#27
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#23#17#39#65#4#27
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#4#32#7#10#1#3
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#5#25#7#34#1#8
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#9#226#121#3#1#4
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#9#75#19#27#1#10
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#12#255#122#1#3#2
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#4-#82#1#2#3
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#28#22#46#78#9#33
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#6#39#10#14#2#5
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#25#61#28#74#11#30
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#11#167#151#5#2#4
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#10-#129#5#2#4
Opening Weekends Adjusted - December-#21#8-#1-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#306#115#2#1#3
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday-#69#26-#1-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#4--#1-#2
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#183#1#5-#111-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#123#1#3#127#78-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#134#1#3-#112-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted-#1#14-#149#86
Second Weekends Adjusted#6#34#10#3#1#2
Third Weekends Adjusted#11#4#2#5#1#8
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#18#2#1#7#4#21
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#39#1#2#27#14#47
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#75#1#3#89#55#88
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#71#1#2#86#60#159
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#114#1#4#84#99-
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#8#1#3#7#2#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#184#82#2#1#3
 
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