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The Ring

The Grudge

The Ring Two

The Grudge 2

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity 2
GenreHorrorHorrorHorrorHorrorHorrorHorror
StudioDreamWorksSony / ColumbiaDreamWorksSony / ColumbiaParamountParamount
Release DateOctober 18, 2002October 22, 2004March 18, 2005October 13, 2006September 25, 2009October 22, 2010
Domestic Gross$129,128,133$110,359,362$76,231,249$39,143,839$107,918,810$84,752,907
Production Budget$48 million$10 millionn/a$20 million$0.015 million$3 million
Running Time1 hr. 49 min.1 hr. 36 min.1 hr. 47 min.1 hr. 35 min.1 hr. 39 min.1 hr. 31 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13RR
MPAA Reasonthematic elements, disturbing images, language and some drug referencesmature thematic elements, disturbing images/terror/violence and some sensualityviolence/terror, disturbing images, thematic elements and some languagemature thematic material, disturbing images/terror/violence, and some sensualitylanguagesome language and brief violent material.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Total Gross$129,128,133$110,359,362$76,231,249$39,143,839$107,918,810$84,752,907
Opening Weekend*$15,015,393$39,128,715$35,065,237$20,825,300$19,617,650$40,678,424
Theaters1,9813,2453,3323,2117603,216
Average$7,579$12,058$10,523$6,485$25,813$12,649
Opening % of Total11.6%35.5%46.0%53.2%18.2%48.0%
Second Weekend Drop+23.1%-44.2%-61.2%-63.3%+7.6%-59.4%
Widest Release2,9273,3483,3413,2142,7123,239
Close DateMarch 20, 2003December 30, 2004June 16, 2005November 12, 2006January 21, 2010January 20, 2011
In Releasen/an/a70 days / 10 weeks35 days / 5 weeks119 days / 17 weeks91 days / 13 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 RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Worldwide Gross$249,348,933$187,281,115$161,451,538$70,711,175$193,355,800$177,512,032
Foreign Gross$120,220,800$76,921,753$85,220,289$31,567,336$85,436,990$92,759,125
Foreign % of Worldwide48.2%41.1%52.8%44.6%44.2%52.3%
Domestic Gross$129,128,133$110,359,362$76,231,249$39,143,839$107,918,810$84,752,907
Domestic % of Worldwide51.8%58.9%47.2%55.4%55.8%47.7%
 
People SummaryThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Actor: Naomi Watts#2-#3---
Actor: Sarah Michelle Gellar-#2-#6--
Composer: Christopher Young-#3-#14--
Composer: Hans Zimmer#29-#42---
Producer: Doug Davison-#3-#6--
Producer: Jason Blum----#1#3
Producer: Michelle Weisler#1-#2---
Producer: Roy Lee#3#4#6#10--
Producer: Sam Raimi-#1-#7--
Producer: Steven Schneider----#1#3
Writer: Ehren Kruger#3-#5---
 
Genres & FranchisesThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Franchise: Paranormal Activity----#1#3
Genre: Found Footage----#2#4
Genre: Horror - Supernatural#6#7#16#48#8#13
Genre: Horror Remake#1#2#5#23--
Genre: Remake - Asian#3#4#6#9--
Genre: Remake - Foreign Thrills#4#5#8#14--
Genre: Remake - Sequel to a Remake--#10#14--
Genre: Travelogue - Japan-#4-#11--
Showdown: 'Paranormal' Party----#1#3
Showdown: Japanese Horror Remake#1#2#3---
Showdown: Supernatural 'Grudge' Match#1#2#5#6#3#4
Showdown: Supernatural Found Footage----#1#3
 
Chart RankingsThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Opening Weekends Under 2,000 Theaters#47---#21-
Opening Weekends Under 2,000 Theaters Adjusted#123---#124-
Opening Weekends Under 2,500 Theaters#174---#87-
All Time Domestic#353#475#817#1768#493#697
Opening Weeks#1027#298#358#880#737#293
Post-Thanksgiving Weekend - Best Holds#170#59----
Friday Share of Opening Weekends--#116#23-#18
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#193#61-#27
Opening Weekends#1045#246#293#688#749#222
Opening Weekends - October#63#9-#37#41#8
Opening Weekends - Fall#114#11-#62#69#9
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops--#349#247--
Third Weekends#120---#151-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)-#277#619#653-#589
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)-#591#1230#1282-#1182
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)-#878#1771#1840-#1705
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#70#2167#3619#3723#125#3520
Rated R----#104#171
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends-#152#177---
Rated R, Opening Weekends----#191#26
Widest Releases-#361#368#465-#437
Widest Opening Releases-#396#342#433-#426
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases-#196#198---
Slowest to $100 million#183#216--#109-
BOM Users' Grades#397#565#651-#446-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1066#308#382#1057#1091#461
Opening Weekends Adjusted - October#62#5-#40#63#12
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1076#239#315#796#1079#355
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Fall#108#6-#67#109#16
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#143#177---
 
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