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'Super 8' Vs. 'Cowboys & Aliens' Showdown


Movie Summary
Cowboys & Aliens

Super 8

Battle: Los Angeles

District 9

Cloverfield

Pacific Rim
GenreSci-Fi ActionSci-FiSci-Fi ActionSci-FiAction HorrorSci-Fi Action
StudioUniversalParamountSony / ColumbiaTriStarParamountWarner Bros.
Release DateJuly 29, 2011June 10, 2011March 11, 2011August 14, 2009January 18, 2008July 12, 2013
Domestic Gross$100,240,551$127,004,179$83,552,429$115,646,235$80,048,433$101,802,906
Production Budget$163 million$50 million$70 million$30 million$25 million$190 million
Running Time1 hr. 58 min.1 hr. 52 min.1 hr. 56 min.1 hr. 53 min.1 hr. 24 min.2 hrs. 11 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13RPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of western and sci-fi action and violence, some partial nudity and a brief crude reference.intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use.sustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for language.bloody violence and pervasive languageviolence, terror and disturbing imagessequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language.
 

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Domestic SummaryCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
Total Gross$100,240,551$127,004,179$83,552,429$115,646,235$80,048,433$101,802,906
Opening Weekend*$36,431,290$35,451,168$35,573,187$37,354,308$40,058,229$37,285,325
Theaters3,7503,3793,4173,0493,4113,275
Average$9,715$10,492$10,411$12,251$11,744$11,385
Opening % of Total36.3%27.9%42.6%32.3%50.0%36.6%
Second Weekend Drop-56.8%-39.4%-59.1%-51.2%-68.3%-57.1%
Widest Release3,7543,4243,4173,1803,4113,285
Close DateNovember 3, 2011September 29, 2011June 2, 2011November 1, 2009April 10, 2008October 17, 2013
In Release98 days / 14 weeks112 days / 16 weeksn/a84 days / 12 weeks84 days / 12 weeks98 days / 14 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
Worldwide Gross$174,822,325$260,095,986$211,819,354$210,819,611$170,764,026$411,002,906
Foreign Gross$74,581,774$133,091,807$128,266,925$95,173,376$90,715,593$309,200,000
Foreign % of Worldwide42.7%51.2%60.6%45.1%53.1%75.2%
Domestic Gross$100,240,551$127,004,179$83,552,429$115,646,235$80,048,433$101,802,906
Domestic % of Worldwide57.3%48.8%39.4%54.9%46.9%24.8%
 
People SummaryCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
Producer: Bryan Burk-#7--#8-
Producer: J.J. Abrams-#7--#8-
Producer: Steven Spielberg#25#21----
 
Genres & FranchisesCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
Brand: Bad Robot-#7--#8-
Genre: Creature Feature-#10--#15#11
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)-#108---#121
Genre: Sci-Fi - Alien Invasion#21-#23#17-#19
Showdown: 'District 9' Vs. Some Comparable Movies--#3#2#4-
Showdown: 'Super 8' Vs. 'Cowboys & Aliens' Showdown#4#1#5#2#6#3
 
Chart RankingsCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
BOM Users' Grades (2011 Releases)#73#12#51---
Worldwide Yearly 2011#41#22#31---
Yearly (Wide) 2011#30#21#37---
Yearly 2011#30#21#37---
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2011#19#22#21---
Yearly Opening Weekends 2011#19#22#21---
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2011#16#13#20---
All Time Domestic#678#451#839#534#902#643
All Time Worldwide-#500#658#664-#243
Opening Weeks#348#365#434#323#349#343
Opening Weekends#357#380#376#349#312#350
Opening Weekends - July#57----#55
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#698#241#761#539#912#704
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1323#484#1418#1057#1648#1334
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1842#716#1978#1487#2286#1859
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3684#1855#3886#3132#4355#3705
Widest Releases#204#448#451#697#461#565
Widest Opening Releases#189#448#421#828#425#533
Slowest to $100 million#48#300-#258-#101
BOM Users' Grades---#24#284-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#507#531#578#425#435#483
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July#79----#77
Opening Weekends Adjusted#497#538#513#433#367#470
 
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