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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#548#223#303#491#472
All Time Worldwide#601#276#223#655-
Opening Weeks#199#274#162#315#338
Single Day Gross#373#642#263-#557
Single Day Saturday Gross#262#251#294-#218
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#198-#144--
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#174-#134--
Opening Weekends#151#255#148#307#299
Opening Weekends - February#6#9--#16
Opening Weekends - Fall#151-#148--
Opening Weekends - Summer--#93#180-
Opening Weekends - Winter#7#10--#21
Top 3-Day Grosses#145#244#143--
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)-#237--#283
Consecutive Weekends At #1-#233--#282
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekend Openers#3---#5
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#3#12--#6
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops#79-#333--
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#884#70#814#424#447
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1620#151#1503#868#906
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2255#244#2099#1242#1290
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4321#908#4063#2733#2811
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#97#154-#186#181
Widest Releases#238#291#498#706#272
Widest Opening Releases#209#268#491#753#262
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#111#144--#140
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#129#160--#148
Fastest to $100 million#306#233#191--
Slowest to $100 million#319#392#434#271#235
BOM Users' Grades-#349#544#620#490
Opening Weeks Adjusted#297#278#195#332#323
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted-#217--#173
Opening Weekends Adjusted - February#6#8--#12
Opening Weekends Adjusted#230#256#180#320#277
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer--#116#194-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Winter#8#10--#14
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#142#157-#190#168
 
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