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'Twilight' Vs. 'The Hunger Games'


Movie Summary
New Moon

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Breaking Dawn Part 1

The Hunger Games

Catching Fire

Mockingjay Part 1
GenreRomanceRomanceRomanceAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioSummit EntertainmentSummit EntertainmentSummit EntertainmentLionsgateLionsgateLionsgate
Release DateNovember 20, 2009June 30, 2010November 18, 2011March 23, 2012November 22, 2013November 21, 2014
Domestic Gross$296,623,634$300,531,751$281,287,133$408,010,692$424,668,047$337,135,885
Production Budget$50 million$68 million$110 million$78 million$130 million$125 million
Running Time2 hrs. 10 min.2 hrs. 4 min.1 hr. 48 min.2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 26 min.2 hrs. 3 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsome violence and actionintense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality.disturbing images, violence, sexuality/partial nudity and some thematic elements.intense violent thematic material and disturbing images - all involving teens.intense sequences of violence and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language.intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material.
 

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Domestic SummaryNew MoonThe Twilight Saga: EclipseBreaking Dawn Part 1The Hunger GamesCatching FireMockingjay Part 1
Total Gross$296,623,634$300,531,751$281,287,133$408,010,692$424,668,047$337,135,885
Opening Weekend*$142,839,137$64,832,191$138,122,261$152,535,747$158,074,286$121,897,634
Theaters4,0244,4684,0614,1374,1634,151
Average$35,497$14,510$34,012$36,871$37,971$29,366
Opening % of Total48.2%21.6%49.1%37.4%37.2%36.2%
Second Weekend Drop-70.0%-51.1%-69.8%-61.6%-53.1%-53.3%
Widest Release4,1244,4684,0664,1374,1634,151
Close DateApril 1, 2010October 21, 2010February 23, 2012September 6, 2012April 3, 2014March 19, 2015
In Release133 days / 19 weeks114 days / 16 weeks98 days / 14 weeks168 days / 24 weeks133 days / 19 weeks119 days / 17 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryNew MoonThe Twilight Saga: EclipseBreaking Dawn Part 1The Hunger GamesCatching FireMockingjay Part 1
Worldwide Gross$709,711,008$698,491,347$712,205,856$694,394,724$865,011,746$755,356,711
Foreign Gross$413,087,374$397,959,596$430,918,723$286,384,032$440,343,699$418,220,826
Foreign % of Worldwide58.2%57.0%60.5%41.2%50.9%55.4%
Domestic Gross$296,623,634$300,531,751$281,287,133$408,010,692$424,668,047$337,135,885
Domestic % of Worldwide41.8%43.0%39.5%58.8%49.1%44.6%
 
People SummaryNew MoonThe Twilight Saga: EclipseBreaking Dawn Part 1The Hunger GamesCatching FireMockingjay Part 1
Actor: Anna Kendrickn/an/an/a---
Actor: Ashley Greene#2#1#4---
Actor: Billy Burke#2#1#4---
Actor: Dakota Fanningn/a#1----
Actor: Elizabeth Banks---#2#1#3
Actor: Jackson Rathbone#2#1#4---
Actor: Jeffrey Wright----#1#2
Actor: Jena Malone----#1#2
Actor: Jennifer Lawrence---#2#1#3
Actor: Josh Hutcherson---#2#1#3
Actor: Kellan Lutz#2#1#4---
Actor: Kristen Stewart#2#1#4---
Actor: Lenny Kravitz---#2#1-
Actor: Liam Hemsworth---#2#1#3
Actor: Michael Sheen#2-n/a---
Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman----#1#2
Actor: Robert Pattinson#2#1#5---
Actor: Stanley Tucci---#3#2#4
Actor: Taylor Lautner#2#1#4---
Actor: Woody Harrelson---#2#1#3
Composer: James Newton Howard---#3#2#4
Director: Francis Lawrence----#1#2
Producer: Jon Kilik---#1-#2
Producer: Karen Rosenfelt#2#1#4---
Producer: Marty Bowen#2#1#4---
Producer: Nina Jacobson---#2#1#3
Producer: Suzanne Collins---#1-#2
Producer: Wyck Godfrey#2#1#4---
Writer: Melissa Rosenberg#2#1#4---
 
Genres & FranchisesNew MoonThe Twilight Saga: EclipseBreaking Dawn Part 1The Hunger GamesCatching FireMockingjay Part 1
Franchise: The Hunger Games---#2#1#3
Franchise: Twilight#2#1#4---
Genre: Action Heroine---#4#3#5
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)-#36-#15#11-
Genre: Off-Screen Couples On-Screen#2#1#3---
Genre: Post-Apocalypse---#2#1#3
Genre: Romantic Fantasy#2#1#4---
Genre: Sci-Fi - Based on Book---#2#1#4
Genre: Teen Romance#2#1#4---
Genre: Vampire#2#1#4---
Genre: Werewolf#2#1#4---
Genre: Young-Adult Book Adaptations#8#7#14#2#1#4
Showdown: 'Harry Potter' Vs. 'Twilight'#4#3----
Showdown: 'Twilight' Tiff#2#1#4---
Showdown: 'Twilight' Vs. 'The Hunger Games'#5#4#6#2#1#3
Showdown: Biggest 2D-Only Openers---#4#3-
Showdown: Katniss Vs. Potter---#2#1#4
Showdown: Rogue One vs. Comparable Openings---#4#3-
Showdown: The Hunger Games Head-to-Head---#2#1#3
 
Chart RankingsNew MoonThe Twilight Saga: EclipseBreaking Dawn Part 1The Hunger GamesCatching FireMockingjay Part 1
All Time Domestic#68#67#83#22#16#43
All Time Adjusted#192--#101#99#169
All Time Worldwide#89#92#87#94#53#75
Worldwide Openings#24#39#22#45#75#25
Foreign Opening Weekends#40#78#27#95-#28
Opening Weeks#18#74#23#17#10#26
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends#14-#15-#1#5
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends#12-#15-#1#3
Post-Thanksgiving Weekend - Biggest Drops#33-#74-#30#64
Opening Day Gross#9#15#10#17#13#27
Single Day Gross#9#17#10#20#13#38
Non-Opening Friday Gross#62#16#70#51#7#22
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#81#4-#114#23#52
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#48#53#51#57#15#35
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#17#65#27#81#5#15
Single Day Friday Gross#9#86#10#16#13#24
Single Day Monday Gross#93#19#113#88#63#127
Single Day Saturday Gross#28#153#34#13#9#30
Single Day Sunday Gross#43-#45#21#23#52
Single Day Thursday Gross#99#9-#135#31#68
Single Day Tuesday Gross#53#59#57#63#18#40
Single Day Wednesday Gross#40#1#54#133#19#38
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#48-#65#44#29#73
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#20-#22#14#11#33
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#19-#21#14#11#32
Friday Share of Opening Weekends#11#108#8#91#77#74
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#18#186#15#96#87#88
Opening Weekends#18#125#20#14#12#27
Opening Weekends - November#2-#4-#1#6
Opening Weekends - Holiday#4-#6-#2#8
Ninth Weekends---#111#159-
Tenth Weekends---#108#193-
Top 10-Day Grosses#23#34#31#18#7#26
Top 3-Day Grosses#18#31#20#14#12#29
Top 4-Day Grosses#22#27#25#15#13#33
Top 6-Day Grosses#21#22#28#19#11#33
Top 7-Day Grosses#22#23#28#20#11#32
Top 8-Day Grosses#19#28#27#18#6#29
Top 9-Day Grosses#21#32#26#18#7#25
Twelfth Weekends#196--#137--
Top 5-Day Grosses#22#28#26#17#14#37
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#207-#111#40#185#98
Consecutive Weekends At #1#198-#97#28#173#86
Second Weekends#66#145#73#23#8#26
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops#89-#94#405--
Third Weekends--#194#21#53#83
Fourth Weekends---#22#103#124
Fifth Weekends---#17#126#172
Sixth Weekends---#24#36#35
Seventh Weekends---#95#52#32
Eighth Weekends---#80#87#123
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#905#526#903#812#586#597
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1644#1040#1640#1494#1142#1157
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2285#1467#2281#2081#1602#1620
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4360#3106#4355#4038#3325#3349
Rated PG-13#43#42#52#14#10#25
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#17#85#19#13#11#24
Widest Releases#56#1#70#49#40#45
Widest Independent Releases#2#1#3---
Widest Opening Releases#76#1#65#44#37#41
Widest Opening Independent Releases#3#1#2---
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#50#1#46#34#27#31
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#40#1#47#35#29#33
Fastest to $100 million#14#33#18#12#10#32
Fastest to $150 million#22#30#28#14#12#35
Fastest to $200 million#19#33#28#18#11#27
Fastest to $250 million#35#36#51#20#6#33
Fastest to $300 million-#58-#17#11#41
Fastest to $350 million---#19#13-
Fastest to $400 million---#21#11-
Slowest to $100 million#625#606#621#627#629#607
Slowest to $200 million#157#143#148#158#165#149
BOM Users' Grades#629#648----
Opening Weeks Adjusted#16#99#24#19#9#38
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends Adjusted#19-#25-#4#11
Thanksgiving 5-day Weekends Adjusted#16-#21-#4#9
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted-#21--#15#42
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#105#5-#154#48#83
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#54#73#68#89#26#58
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#18#86#37#118#6#28
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#7#102#10#16#15#25
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#122#22#149#124#108#200
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#27#201#43#15#17#47
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#51-#70#25#34#93
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#124#10-#176#60#100
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#62#82#76#98#31#66
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#51#1#77#176#26#65
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#21-#33#22#26#78
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#20-#32#21#25#69
Opening Weekends Adjusted - November#2-#3-#1#9
Opening Weekends Adjusted#17#152#20#15#16#39
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday#3-#5-#2#11
Second Weekends Adjusted#82-#99#44#15#49
Third Weekends Adjusted---#46#128-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted---#101#129#127
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#151#128
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#63#68#75#28#27#53
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#16#103#18#14#15#30
 
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