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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$1,519,557,910
Foreign Gross$469,700,000$1,528,100,000$478,612,511$552,500,000$2,027,457,462$896,200,000
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#3
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#2----#1
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#4---#1#3
Genre: Sci-Fi - Adventure---#3#1-
Genre: Superhero#2----#1
Showdown: A Special Showdown for Chris Liberge----#1#3
Showdown: All Time Grossers#4#3#5#6#1#2
Showdown: Avatar vs. Avengers vs. Jurassic World----#1#3
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-#77-#1--
Opening Weekends Under 3,000 Theaters Adjusted-#44-#1--
All Time Domestic#5#2#10#6#1#4
All Time Adjusted#30#5#34#17#14#27
All Time Worldwide#23#2#35#19#1#4
Worldwide Openings#39-#77-#23#4
Foreign Opening Weekends#99---#17#14
Non-Friday Opening Weekends--#3#20--
Opening Weeks#3#290#32#81#35#2
Opening Day Gross#14--#69#77#4
Opening Wednesdays--#32#9--
Single Day Gross#16-#40#181#186#4
Non-Opening Friday Gross#21-#13#46#18#11
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#14#40#72#33#19#30
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#2#86#84#80#3#5
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#6#63#68-#5#15
Single Day Friday Gross#13-#67#183#77#4
Single Day Monday Gross#5-#6#26#10#12
Single Day Saturday Gross#8-#13#114#75#2
Single Day Sunday Gross#4-#13#71#46#2
Single Day Thursday Gross#20#55#90#45#27#42
Single Day Tuesday Gross#4#94#92#88#5#8
Single Day Wednesday Gross#23#110#56#10#22#39
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#2-#25#31#3#5
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#11-#35#67#63#2
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#11-#35#64#61#2
New Years Days-#6--#1-
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#60----#199
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends-#146#150#90#164-
Opening Weekends#7#474#28#107#66#2
Opening Weekends - December-#33--#3-
Opening Weekends - May--#10#37-#1
Opening Weekends - Holiday-#95--#14-
Opening Weekends - Summer#7-#19#70-#2
Eleventh Weekends#108#1#147#34#2#135
Ninth Weekends#57#1#85#25#2#45
Tenth Weekends#62#1#102#30#2#118
Top 10-Day Grosses#3-#41#59#26#2
Top 3-Day Grosses#7-#177#118#65#2
Top 4-Day Grosses#6-#59#74#62#2
Top 6-Day Grosses#4-#37#54#48#2
Top 7-Day Grosses#3-#38#54#45#2
Top 8-Day Grosses#3-#40#57#37#2
Top 9-Day Grosses#4-#45#59#31#2
Twelfth Weekends#181#1#170#55#3-
Twelfth Weekends-#1#187#70#2-
Top 5-Day Grosses#4-#38#57#52#2
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday--#8#11--
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#33#2#161#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#148#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--#167#110--
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#15--#17-
Second Weekends#5#83#8#27#4#2
Third Weekends#5#13#7#15#1#2
Fourth Weekends#6#4#12#8#1#2
Fifth Weekends#10#2#19#6#1#5
Sixth Weekends#24#2#30#9#1#16
Seventh Weekends#16#2#77#13#1#14
Eighth Weekends#42#1#80#16#2#21
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#501-#120-#17#447
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1014#10#266#81#31#908
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1438#16#414#137#47#1299
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3095#69#1269#599#229#2866
Rated G and PG--#3#1--
Rated PG--#3#1--
Rated PG-13#5#2--#1#4
Rated PG, Opening Weekends--#4#24--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends--#5#28--
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#7---#47#2
Widest Releases#7#482#24#648#330#9
Widest Opening Releases#5-#26-#313#8
Widest PG Rated Releases--#6#182--
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#5---#170#7
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#5---#183#7
Fastest to $100 million#10#181#52#56#55#2
Fastest to $150 million#7#110#40#58#39#2
Fastest to $200 million#4#82#36#45#27#2
Fastest to $250 million#3#57#17#38#16#2
Fastest to $300 million#3#36#14#23#9#2
Fastest to $350 million#3#22#11#18#6#2
Fastest to $400 million#3#12#8#14#4#2
Fastest to $450 million#3#6--#4#2
Fastest to $500 million#4#5--#3#2
Slowest to $100 million#579#408#537#533#534#587
Slowest to $200 million#151#73#119#110#128#153
Best Picture Nomination Effect-#78--#112-
BOM Users' Grades#1#264#171#473#57-
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted--#1#9--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#3#151#17#35#46#2
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#33#51#5#20#35#22
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#21#15#63#16#36#59
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#1#24#76#29#3#6
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#3#21#54#36#5#28
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#7#196#46#88#98#2
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#6#65#3#8#16#24
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#9#223#6#40#102#1
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#3-#7#23#67#1
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#26#20#76#21#43#72
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#3#31#85#36#6#10
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#23#57#44#7#26#66
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#10#153#38#31#136#3
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#9-#37#30#116#3
Opening Weekends Adjusted - December-#19--#6-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May--#7#18-#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#274#17#42#97#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday-#60--#21-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#4-#12#29-#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#189#61#14-
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted--#6#5--
Second Weekends Adjusted#5#30#4#7#8#1
Third Weekends Adjusted#10#3#9#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#7#1--#2#5
Rated PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#9--
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#2#10--
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#162--#70#1
 
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