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The Dark Knight

Titanic

Shrek 2

The Phantom Menace

Avatar

The Avengers
GenreAction / AdventureRomanceAnimationSci-Fi FantasySci-Fi AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioWarner Bros.ParamountDreamWorksFoxFoxBuena Vista
Release DateJuly 18, 2008December 19, 1997May 19, 2004May 19, 1999December 18, 2009May 4, 2012
Domestic Gross$533,345,358$600,788,188$441,226,247$431,088,295$749,766,139$623,357,910
Production Budget$185 million$200 million$150 million$115 millionn/a$220 million
Running Time2 hrs. 30 min.3 hrs. 14 min.1 hr. 33 min.2 hrs. 13 min.2 hrs. 40 min.2 hrs. 22 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PGPGPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of violence and some menacedisaster related peril and violence, nudity, sensuality and brief languagefor some crude humor, a brief substance reference and some suggestive content sci-fi action/violenceintense epic battle sequences and warfare, sensuality, language and some smokingintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe Dark KnightTitanicShrek 2The Phantom MenaceAvatarThe Avengers
Total Gross$533,345,358$600,788,188$441,226,247$431,088,295$749,766,139$623,357,910
Opening Weekend*$158,411,483$28,638,131$108,037,878$64,820,970$77,025,481$207,438,708
Theaters4,3662,6744,1632,9703,4524,349
Average$36,283$10,710$25,951$21,825$22,313$47,698
Opening % of Total29.7%4.8%24.5%15.0%10.3%33.3%
Second Weekend Drop-52.5%+23.8%-33.2%-20.7%-1.8%-50.3%
Widest Release4,3663,2654,2233,1263,4614,349
Close DateMarch 5, 2009n/aNovember 25, 2004February 3, 2000August 12, 2010October 4, 2012
In Release231 days / 33 weeksn/a149 days / 21 weeks261 days / 37 weeks238 days / 34 weeks154 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 SummaryThe Dark KnightTitanicShrek 2The Phantom MenaceAvatarThe Avengers
Worldwide Gross$1,003,045,358$2,128,888,188$919,838,758$983,588,295$2,777,223,601$1,518,594,910
Foreign Gross$469,700,000$1,528,100,000$478,612,511$552,500,000$2,027,457,462$895,237,000
Foreign % of Worldwide46.8%71.8%52.0%56.2%73.0%59.0%
Domestic Gross$533,345,358$600,788,188$441,226,247$431,088,295$749,766,139$623,357,910
Domestic % of Worldwide53.2%28.2%48.0%43.8%27.0%41.0%
 
People SummaryThe Dark KnightTitanicShrek 2The Phantom MenaceAvatarThe Avengers
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson---n/a-#1
Composer: James Horner-#2--#1-
Director: James Cameron-#2--#1-
Producer: Jon Landau-#2--#1-
Writer: James Cameron-#2--#1-
 
Genres & FranchisesThe Dark KnightTitanicShrek 2The Phantom MenaceAvatarThe Avengers
Genre: 3D----#1#2
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#2----#1
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#3---#1#2
Genre: Sci-Fi - Adventure---#2#1-
Genre: Superhero#2----#1
Showdown: All Time Grossers#4#3#5#6#1#2
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#2----#1
Showdown: Cameron Clash-#2--#1-
 
Chart RankingsThe Dark KnightTitanicShrek 2The Phantom MenaceAvatarThe Avengers
Opening Weekends Under 3,000 Theaters-#76-#1--
Opening Weekends Under 3,000 Theaters Adjusted-#43-#1--
All Time Domestic#4#2#8#5#1#3
All Time Adjusted#29#5#33#17#14#27
All Time Worldwide#21#2#33#18#1#3
Worldwide Openings#39-#77-#23#4
Foreign Opening Weekends#99---#17#14
Non-Friday Opening Weekends--#3#20--
Opening Weeks#2#283#30#78#33#1
Opening Day Gross#13--#66#74#3
Opening Wednesdays--#32#9--
Single Day Gross#14-#36#170#175#3
Non-Opening Friday Gross#20-#12#45#17#11
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#13#39#69#32#18#29
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#1#80#79#75#2#4
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#5#59#64-#4#14
Single Day Friday Gross#12-#63#176#73#3
Single Day Monday Gross#4-#5#25#9#11
Single Day Saturday Gross#7-#12#110#71#1
Single Day Sunday Gross#3-#11#67#42#1
Single Day Thursday Gross#19#54#87#44#26#41
Single Day Tuesday Gross#3#88#87#83#4#7
Single Day Wednesday Gross#22#104#55#10#21#38
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#1-#22#28#2#4
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#10-#33#62#59#1
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#10-#33#60#58#1
New Years Days-#6--#1-
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#57----#180
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends-#144#149#89#163-
Opening Weekends#6#465#26#104#63#1
Opening Weekends - December-#33--#3-
Opening Weekends - May--#10#37-#1
Opening Weekends - Holiday-#95--#14-
Opening Weekends - Summer#6-#17#67-#1
Eleventh Weekends#108#1#146#34#2#135
Ninth Weekends#57#1#85#25#2#45
Tenth Weekends#62#1#102#30#2#118
Top 10-Day Grosses#2-#38#56#24#1
Top 3-Day Grosses#6-#171#114#62#1
Top 4-Day Grosses#5-#56#71#59#1
Top 6-Day Grosses#3-#35#51#46#1
Top 7-Day Grosses#2-#36#51#43#1
Top 8-Day Grosses#2-#38#54#35#1
Top 9-Day Grosses#3-#42#56#29#1
Twelfth Weekends#180#1#169#54#3-
Twelfth Weekends-#1#187#70#2-
Top 5-Day Grosses#3-#36#54#49#1
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday--#8#11--
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#33#2#159#74#12#75
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#139#5#140#113#64-
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive)#75#3--#23-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#25#1#146#57#10#59
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#117#4#118#91#50-
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5#66#4--#17-
Martin Lurther King 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#8--#2-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#193#7#17-#29
Independence Day Weekends--#161#105--
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#15--#17-
Second Weekends#4#80#7#25#3#1
Third Weekends#4#12#6#14#1#2
Fourth Weekends#5#3#11#7#1#2
Fifth Weekends#9#2#18#6#1#5
Sixth Weekends#23#2#29#9#1#15
Seventh Weekends#16#2#76#13#1#14
Eighth Weekends#42#1#80#16#2#21
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#491-#119-#17#437
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1001#10#265#81#31#895
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1424#16#412#137#47#1285
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3076#69#1264#598#229#2848
Rated G and PG--#3#1--
Rated PG--#3#1--
Rated PG-13#4#2--#1#3
Rated PG, Opening Weekends--#3#22--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends--#4#26--
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#6---#46#1
Widest Releases#7#466#22#630#320#9
Widest Opening Releases#5-#24-#303#8
Widest PG Rated Releases--#5#180--
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#5---#163#7
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#5---#176#7
Fastest to $100 million#9#174#49#53#52#1
Fastest to $150 million#6#107#38#55#37#1
Fastest to $200 million#3#79#34#42#25#1
Fastest to $250 million#2#54#16#35#15#1
Fastest to $300 million#2#33#13#22#8#1
Fastest to $350 million#2#21#10#17#5#1
Fastest to $400 million#2#11#7#13#3#1
Fastest to $450 million#2#4--#3#1
Fastest to $500 million#3#4--#2#1
Slowest to $100 million#571#406#531#527#528#579
Slowest to $200 million#148#72#117#109#126#150
Best Picture Nomination Effect-#78--#112-
BOM Users' Grades#1#264#171#473#57-
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted--#1#9--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#2#148#17#34#44#1
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#32#50#5#20#34#22
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#21#15#62#16#35#58
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#1#22#72#29#2#5
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#3#20#52#35#5#27
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#6#191#44#85#95#3
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#6#64#3#8#15#23
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#9#219#5#39#99#1
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#3-#6#21#64#1
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#26#20#75#21#42#71
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#3#29#81#36#5#9
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#23#56#43#7#26#65
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#9#150#37#31#134#3
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#8-#36#30#114#3
Opening Weekends Adjusted - December-#19--#6-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May--#7#18-#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#268#17#40#94#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday-#60--#21-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#3-#11#27-#1
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#181#1#187#39#5-
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#121#1#140#29#3#125
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#133#1#153#35#3-
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted-#1#188#61#14-
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted--#6#5--
Second Weekends Adjusted#4#29#3#6#7#1
Third Weekends Adjusted#9#3#8#7#1#4
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#17#2#16#3#1#6
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#38#1#41#5#2#26
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#73#1#53#11#3#86
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#70#1#124#21#2#85
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#113#1#127#21#4#84
Rated G and PG Adjusted--#23#11--
Rated PG Adjusted--#13#6--
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#6#1--#2#5
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#8--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#9--
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#159--#69#1
 
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