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'District 9' Vs. Some Comparable Movies


Movie Summary
District 9

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Cloverfield

I, Robot

Battle: Los Angeles

Starship Troopers
GenreSci-FiSci-FiAction HorrorSci-Fi ThrillerSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi Action
StudioTriStarFoxParamountFoxSony / ColumbiaSony / Columbia
Release DateAugust 14, 2009December 12, 2008January 18, 2008July 16, 2004March 11, 2011November 7, 1997
Domestic Gross$115,646,235$79,366,978$80,048,433$144,801,023$83,552,429$54,814,377
Production Budget$30 million$80 million$25 million$120 million$70 million$105 million
Running Time1 hr. 53 min.1 hr. 50 min.1 hr. 24 min.1 hr. 45 min.1 hr. 56 min.2 hrs. 10 min.
MPAA RatingRPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13R
MPAA Reasonbloody violence and pervasive languagesome sci-fi disaster images and violenceviolence, terror and disturbing imagesfor intense stylized action, and some brief partial nuditysustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for language.graphic sci-fi violence and gore, and for some language and nudity
 

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Domestic SummaryDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
Total Gross$115,646,235$79,366,978$80,048,433$144,801,023$83,552,429$54,814,377
Opening Weekend*$37,354,308$30,480,153$40,058,229$52,179,887$35,573,187$22,058,773
Theaters3,0493,5603,4113,4203,4172,971
Average$12,251$8,562$11,744$15,257$10,411$7,424
Opening % of Total32.3%38.4%50.0%36.0%42.6%40.2%
Second Weekend Drop-51.2%-67.6%-68.3%-58.4%-59.1%-54.5%
Widest Release3,1803,5603,4113,4943,4172,971
Close DateNovember 1, 2009April 2, 2009April 10, 2008December 30, 2004June 2, 2011n/a
In Release84 days / 12 weeks112 days / 16 weeks84 days / 12 weeks168 days / 24 weeks84 days / 12 weeksn/a
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
Worldwide Gross$210,819,611$233,093,859$170,764,026$347,234,916$211,819,354$121,214,377
Foreign Gross$95,173,376$153,726,881$90,715,593$202,433,893$128,266,925$66,400,000
Foreign % of Worldwide45.1%66.0%53.1%58.3%60.6%54.8%
Domestic Gross$115,646,235$79,366,978$80,048,433$144,801,023$83,552,429$54,814,377
Domestic % of Worldwide54.9%34.0%46.9%41.7%39.4%45.2%
 
People SummaryDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
Actor: Bridget Moynahan---#1#4-
 
Genres & FranchisesDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
Genre: Sci-Fi - Alien Invasion#17#24--#23-
Genre: Sci-Fi - Based on Book---#11-#27
Genre: Sci-Fi Chase#9--#4--
Showdown: 'District 9' Vs. Some Comparable Movies#2#5#4#1#3#6
Showdown: 'Super 8' Vs. 'Cowboys & Aliens' Showdown#2-#6-#5-
Showdown: Alien/Robot/Environment Attack-#5-#3--
 
Chart RankingsDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
All Time Domestic#547#940#929#361#864#1476
All Time Worldwide#696#603-#352#690-
Yearly 2008-#40#39---
Yearly Opening Weekends 2008-#27#17---
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2008-#22#21---
Worldwide Yearly 2008-#25#36---
Opening Weeks#335#573#361#201#449#843
Opening Day Gross--#228#210--
Single Day Gross--#905#692--
Single Day Friday Gross--#270#247--
Opening Weekends#361#495#322#203#390#804
Opening Weekends - Holiday-#98---#161
Top 3-Day Grosses--#308#199--
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#161#135---
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#564#950#957#783#803-
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1092#1695#1709#1445#1473#1264
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1529#2349#2363#2009#2046#1756
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3204#4447#4473#3935#3991#3570
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends--#195#131--
Rated R, Opening Weekends#50----#193
Widest Releases#736#350#494#411#484-
Widest Opening Releases#869#329#456#450#452-
Slowest to $100 million#267--#432--
BOM Users' Grades#24#614#284#297-#563
BOM Users' Grades (2008 Releases)-#146#41---
Yearly (Wide) 2008-#40#39---
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2008-#27#17---
Opening Weeks Adjusted#434#686#444#167#590#532
Opening Weekends Adjusted#442#582#374#163#523#469
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday-#123---#105
Rated R, Opening Weekends Adjusted#76----#81
 
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