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All Time Wednesday Opener Bout


Movie Summary
The Phantom Menace

Return of the King

Spider-Man 2

Harry Potter / Phoenix

Transformers 2
GenreSci-Fi FantasyFantasyAction / AdventureFantasySci-Fi Action
StudioFoxNew LineSony / ColumbiaWarner Bros.Paramount (DreamWorks)
Release DateMay 19, 1999December 17, 2003June 30, 2004July 11, 2007June 24, 2009
Domestic Gross$431,088,295$377,027,325$373,585,825$292,004,738$402,111,870
Production Budget$115 million$94 million$200 million$150 million$200 million
Running Time2 hrs. 13 min.3 hrs. 20 min.2 hrs. 7 min.2 hrs. 19 min.2 hrs. 24 min.
MPAA RatingPGPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsci-fi action/violencefor intense epic battle sequences and frightening imagesstylized action violencesequences of fantasy violence and frightening imagesintense sequences of sci-fi action violence, language, some crude and sexual material, and brief drug material
 

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Domestic SummaryThe Phantom MenaceReturn of the KingSpider-Man 2Harry Potter / PhoenixTransformers 2
Total Gross$431,088,295$377,027,325$373,585,825$292,004,738$402,111,870
Opening Weekend*$64,820,970$72,629,713$88,156,227$77,108,414$108,966,307
Theaters2,9703,7034,1524,2854,234
Average$21,825$19,613$21,232$17,994$25,736
Opening % of Total15.0%19.3%23.6%26.4%27.1%
Second Weekend Drop-20.7%-30.3%-48.7%-57.8%-61.2%
Widest Release3,1263,7034,1664,2854,293
Close DateFebruary 3, 2000June 3, 2004December 19, 2004December 13, 2007October 15, 2009
In Release261 days / 37 weeks170 days / 24 weeks159 days / 23 weeks156 days / 22 weeks114 days / 16 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 Phantom MenaceReturn of the KingSpider-Man 2Harry Potter / PhoenixTransformers 2
Worldwide Gross$983,588,295$1,119,110,941$783,766,341$939,885,929$836,303,693
Foreign Gross$552,500,000$742,083,616$410,180,516$647,881,191$434,191,823
Foreign % of Worldwide56.2%66.3%52.3%68.9%51.9%
Domestic Gross$431,088,295$377,027,325$373,585,825$292,004,738$402,111,870
Domestic % of Worldwide43.8%33.7%47.7%31.1%48.1%
 
Genres & FranchisesThe Phantom MenaceReturn of the KingSpider-Man 2Harry Potter / PhoenixTransformers 2
Genre: Fantasy - Live Action-#3-#11-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)---#38#16
Showdown: All Time Wednesday Opener Bout#1#3#4#5#2
Showdown: Lord of the Rings vs. Spider-Man vs. Star Wars#1#3---
Showdown: Lord of the Rings vs. Star Wars#1#2---
Showdown: Uber-Blockbuster Showdown-#4#5--
 
Chart RankingsThe Phantom MenaceReturn of the KingSpider-Man 2Harry Potter / PhoenixTransformers 2
All Time Domestic#9#30#31#73#25
All Time Adjusted#18#54#59#153#86
All Time Worldwide#25#14#67#40#56
Worldwide Openings-#30#58#18#41
Foreign Opening Weekends-#41-#18-
Non-Friday Opening Weekends#20#14#7#13#1
Opening Weeks#97#60#37#68#29
Opening Day Gross#84#61#41#35#21
Opening Wednesdays#9#8#5#4#2
Single Day Gross#234#137#83#62#26
Non-Opening Friday Gross#54#34#6#19#2
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#39#15#5#10#1
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#101#33#37#79#24
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross--#46#73#40
Single Day Friday Gross#213#145#61#101#47
Single Day Monday Gross#34#48#4#97#36
Single Day Saturday Gross#137#101#56#93#32
Single Day Sunday Gross#88#74#87#78#29
Single Day Thursday Gross#51#21#10#15#5
Single Day Tuesday Gross#109#38#42#87#28
Single Day Wednesday Gross#11#9#5#4#2
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#42#22-#52#17
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#82#108#88#134#46
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#77#100#82#125#45
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends#99#178---
Opening Weekends#125#87#62#78#34
Opening Weekends - July--#8#11-
Opening Weekends - Summer#75-#38#46#20
Eleventh Weekends#34#71---
Ninth Weekends#26#54---
Tenth Weekends#30#70---
Top 10-Day Grosses#72#48#26#50#14
Top 3-Day Grosses#137#87#48#63#25
Top 4-Day Grosses#88#62#33#46#14
Top 6-Day Grosses#66#48#20#38#8
Top 7-Day Grosses#66#44#17#37#7
Top 8-Day Grosses#69#49#20#43#12
Top 9-Day Grosses#74#51#26#47#14
Twelfth Weekends#56#33---
Twelfth Weekends#72#49---
Top 5-Day Grosses#69#51#29#39#9
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday#11#10#5#7#1
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#77#35#175-#179
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive)#115#91---
Consecutive Weekends At #1#59#27#161-#165
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10#93#123---
Independence Day Weekends#116-#2-#14
Second Weekends#35#40#52#136#68
Third Weekends#22#42#60#162#64
Fourth Weekends#9#93#78-#101
Fifth Weekends#8#75#130-#157
Sixth Weekends#10#118#194--
Seventh Weekends#14#104---
Eighth Weekends#16#91---
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)-#95#452#713#797
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#92#209#912#1349#1475
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#151#329#1298#1886#2058
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#622#1085#2825#3752#4000
Rated PG-13-#20#21#47#17
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends-#61#45#53#27
Widest Releases#747#222#35#19#17
Widest Opening Releases-#201#38#16#27
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings-#108#28#11#20
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases-#117#25#14#12
Fastest to $100 million#68#63#47#52#27
Fastest to $150 million#71#45#31#41#16
Fastest to $200 million#56#46#21#51#9
Fastest to $250 million#48#28#21#53#14
Fastest to $300 million#31#28#22-#12
Fastest to $350 million#23#27#22-#15
Fastest to $400 million#19---#20
Slowest to $100 million#570#575#591#586#611
Slowest to $200 million#118#128#153#123#165
BOM Users' Grades#473#6#71#106#575
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted#9#11#5#14#4
Opening Weeks Adjusted#44#42#20#69#32
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#22#23#3#16#5
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#18#10#3#13#2
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#39#13#24#83#28
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#43#66#36#72#47
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#104#105#39#90#48
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#12#35#2#102#51
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#48#58#28#83#30
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#28#42#58#71#29
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#23#15#7#18#6
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#46#17#28#92#34
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#7#6#4#5#2
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#36#109#86-#84
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#35#95#75#188#74
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July--#5#12-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#50#56#41#74#39
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#32-#24#49#23
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#39#109---
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#29#88---
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#35#110---
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted#61#53---
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted#5#7#2#10#1
Second Weekends Adjusted#9#23#41#152#78
Third Weekends Adjusted#9#30#51-#111
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#3#108#88-#198
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#5#107#179--
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#11#162---
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#21#170---
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#21#134---
Rated PG-13 Adjusted-#13#15#47#23
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#40#31#54#30
 
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