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Valentine's Day

Hitch

Sex and the City

The Break-Up

50 First Dates
GenreRomantic ComedyRomantic ComedyRomantic ComedyRomantic ComedyRomantic Comedy
StudioWarner Bros. (New Line)Sony / ColumbiaWarner Bros. (New Line)UniversalSony / Columbia
Release DateFebruary 12, 2010February 11, 2005May 30, 2008June 2, 2006February 13, 2004
Domestic Gross$110,485,654$179,495,555$152,647,258$118,703,275$120,908,074
Production Budget$52 million$70 million$65 million$52 million$75 million
Running Time1 hr. 57 min.1 hr. 55 min.2 hrs. 15 min.1 hr. 46 min.1 hr. 36 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13RPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsome sexual material and brief partial nudity. language and some strong sexual referencesstrong sexual content, graphic nudity and languagesexual content, some nudity and languagecrude sexual humor and drug references
 

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Domestic SummaryValentine's DayHitchSex and the CityThe Break-Up50 First Dates
Total Gross$110,485,654$179,495,555$152,647,258$118,703,275$120,908,074
Opening Weekend*$56,260,707$43,142,214$57,038,404$39,172,785$39,852,237
Theaters3,6653,5753,2853,0703,591
Average$15,351$12,067$17,363$12,759$11,097
Opening % of Total50.9%24.0%37.4%33.0%33.0%
Second Weekend Drop-70.4%-27.3%-62.8%-48.1%-48.7%
Widest Release3,6653,5753,3253,1463,612
Close DateMay 6, 2010July 21, 2005September 18, 2008September 7, 2006July 8, 2004
In Release84 days / 12 weeks119 days / 17 weeks112 days / 16 weeks98 days / 14 weeks147 days / 21 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryValentine's DayHitchSex and the CityThe Break-Up50 First Dates
Worldwide Gross$216,485,654$368,100,420$415,253,641$204,999,686$196,482,882
Foreign Gross$106,000,000$188,604,865$262,606,383$86,296,411$75,574,808
Foreign % of Worldwide49.0%51.2%63.2%42.1%38.5%
Domestic Gross$110,485,654$179,495,555$152,647,258$118,703,275$120,908,074
Domestic % of Worldwide51.0%48.8%36.8%57.9%61.5%
 
People SummaryValentine's DayHitchSex and the CityThe Break-Up50 First Dates
Actor: Kevin James-#1--n/a
 
Genres & FranchisesValentine's DayHitchSex and the CityThe Break-Up50 First Dates
Genre: Romantic Comedy#24#3#7#20#19
Genre: Womanizer / Cad / Player-#3--#5
Showdown: Romantic Comedy's Top Openers#5#1#2#4#3
Showdown: Valentine's Day Massacre#3#1--#2
 
Chart RankingsValentine's DayHitchSex and the CityThe Break-Up50 First Dates
All Time Domestic#580#238#327#519#500
All Time Worldwide#659#307#249#714-
Opening Weeks#217#300#177#341#365
Single Day Gross#424#723#305-#623
Single Day Saturday Gross#294#280#327-#243
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#187-#145--
Opening Weekends#166#278#162#332#324
Opening Weekends - February#7#12--#19
Opening Weekends - Summer--#98#189-
Opening Weekends - Winter#8#13--#24
Top 3-Day Grosses#160#265#157--
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#249--#298
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#245--#297
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekend Openers#4---#6
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#4#14--#7
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops#87-#356--
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#969#75#892#458#481
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1729#160#1603#914#952
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2390#253#2221#1297#1345
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4508#933#4234#2820#2898
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#108#168--#197
Widest Releases#279#337#564#783#317
Widest Opening Releases#250#314#553#830#308
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#133#166--#162
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#151#182--#170
Fastest to $100 million#332#256#209--
Slowest to $100 million#335#411#458#286#249
BOM Users' Grades-#349#544#620#490
Opening Weeks Adjusted#312#293#208#350#341
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted-#233--#187
Opening Weekends Adjusted - February#7#9--#13
Opening Weekends Adjusted#242#270#192#337#291
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Winter#9#11--#15
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#150#167--#178
 
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