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'Inception' Vs. 'Gravity' '

Both are big-budget original sci-fi movies from Warner Bros. that wound up earning over $200 million at the U.S. box office.


Movie Summary
Inception

Gravity
GenreSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi Thriller
StudioWarner Bros.Warner Bros.
Release DateJuly 16, 2010October 4, 2013
Domestic Gross$292,576,195$274,092,705
Production Budget$160 million$100 million
Running Time2 hrs. 28 min.1 hr. 31 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of violence and action throughout.intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images and brief strong language.
 

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Domestic SummaryInceptionGravity
Total Gross$292,576,195$274,092,705
Opening Weekend*$62,785,337$55,785,112
Theaters3,7923,575
Average$16,557$15,604
Opening % of Total21.5%20.4%
Second Weekend Drop-32.0%-22.6%
Widest Release3,7923,820
Close DateJanuary 6, 2011May 8, 2014
In Release175 days / 25 weeks217 days / 31 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryInceptionGravity
Worldwide Gross$825,532,764$723,192,705
Foreign Gross$532,956,569$449,100,000
Foreign % of Worldwide64.6%62.1%
Domestic Gross$292,576,195$274,092,705
Domestic % of Worldwide35.4%37.9%
 
Genres & FranchisesInceptionGravity
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#37#43
Showdown: 'Inception' Vs. 'Gravity' '#1#2
 
Chart RankingsInceptionGravity
All Time Domestic#71#85
All Time Worldwide#58#84
Opening Weeks#95#163
Opening Day Gross#134#204
Single Day Gross#458#404
Single Day Friday Gross#148#238
Single Day Saturday Gross#178#156
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#177#198
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#156#174
Opening Weekends#128#160
Ninth Weekends#122#146
Top 10-Day Grosses#88#126
Top 3-Day Grosses#124#154
Top 7-Day Grosses#102#173
Top 9-Day Grosses#87#130
Top 5-Day Grosses#115#173
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#109#115
Consecutive Weekends At #1#95#100
Second Weekends#66#61
Third Weekends#46#32
Fourth Weekends#41#28
Fifth Weekends#50#32
Sixth Weekends#76#58
Seventh Weekends#132#79
Eighth Weekends#75#168
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#116#52
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#254#105
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#396#168
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1220#689
Rated PG-13#45#53
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#85#102
Widest Releases#170#160
Widest Opening Releases#153#279
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#84#148
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#93#86
Fastest to $100 million#102#133
Fastest to $150 million#89#116
Fastest to $200 million#76#95
Fastest to $250 million#65#89
Slowest to $100 million#536#505
Slowest to $200 million#98#79
Best Picture Nomination Effect#186#157
Opening Weeks Adjusted#128#264
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#236#252
Opening Weekends Adjusted#168#267
Second Weekends Adjusted#86#111
Third Weekends Adjusted#85#80
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#93#91
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#151#134
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#189#184
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#70#91
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#114#163
 
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