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'I Am Legend' Vs. 'The Hobbit'

Both movies had strong openings on the same weekend (Dec. 14-16), but five years apart.


(Weekend Gross / Weekend End Date (Sun) / Weekend Rank / Theaters / Theater Avg. / % Last Wknd / Gross-to-Date)

WEEKEND
NUMBER

I Am Legend

The Hobbit
1 $77,211,321
12-16-07 / 1
3,606 / $21,411
-
$77,211,321
$84,617,303
12-16-12 / 1
4,045 / $20,919
-
$84,617,303
2 $33,503,201
12-23-07 / 2
3,620 / $9,255
-56.6%
$136,768,494
$36,888,365
12-23-12 / 1
4,100 / $8,997
-56.4%
$150,041,265
3 $27,414,467
12-30-07 / 3
3,636 / $7,540
-18.2%
$194,489,704
$31,926,068
12-30-12 / 1
4,100 / $7,787
-13.5%
$221,626,882
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4 $15,717,458
1-6-08 / 3
3,648 / $4,308
-42.7%
$228,055,662
$17,545,386
1-6-13 / 3
3,755 / $4,673
-45%
$263,834,893
5 $8,179,610
1-13-08 / 6
3,353 / $2,439
-48%
$240,283,451
$9,168,431
1-13-13 / 6
3,012 / $3,044
-47.7%
$278,212,618
6 $4,891,373
1-20-08 / 9
2,525 / $1,937
-40.2%
$247,468,797
$6,176,941
1-20-13 / 10
2,323 / $2,659
-32.6%
$287,166,682
7 $2,211,296
1-27-08 / 17
1,405 / $1,574
-54.8%
$251,666,936
$3,385,361
1-27-13 / 12
1,675 / $2,021
-45.2%
$293,323,831
8 $1,015,447
2-3-08 / 21
777 / $1,307
-54.1%
$253,263,158
$1,901,164
2-3-13 / 12
1,300 / $1,462
-43.8%
$296,193,684
9 $589,373
2-10-08 / 22
435 / $1,355
-42%
$254,161,107
$1,468,374
2-10-13 / 16
1,001 / $1,467
-22.8%
$298,333,426
10 $267,994
2-17-08 / 31
210 / $1,276
-54.5%
$254,592,462
$990,361
2-17-13 / 17
605 / $1,637
-32.6%
$299,874,706
11 $151,167
2-24-08 / 36
155 / $975
-43.6%
$254,846,426
$550,483
2-24-13 / 22
388 / $1,419
-44.4%
$300,952,379
12 $380,265
3-2-08 / 26
343 / $1,109
+151.6%
$255,268,029
$267,754
3-3-13 / 27
210 / $1,275
-51.4%
$301,402,746
13 $294,353
3-9-08 / 25
322 / $914
-22.6%
$255,687,117
$378,936
3-10-13 / 23
337 / $1,124
+41.5%
$301,874,933
14 $228,857
3-16-08 / 31
264 / $866
-22.3%
$256,015,411
$317,818
3-17-13 / 23
305 / $1,042
-16.1%
$302,393,021
15 $114,710
3-23-08 / 39
202 / $567
-49.9%
$256,227,323
$178,205
3-24-13 / 30
235 / $758
-43.9%
$302,695,938
16 $60,503
3-30-08 / 51
136 / $444
-47.3%
$256,339,571
$69,568
3-31-13 / 43
145 / $480
-61%
$302,849,493
17 $30,198
4-6-08 / 61
68 / $444
-50.1%
$256,386,216
$39,325
4-7-13 / 55
77 / $511
-43.5%
$302,932,624
Total $256,393,010 $303,003,568
Budget $150 million n/a
Theaters 3,648 4,100
Release
Date
12/14/07 12/14/2012
Yearly
Rank
6 5
All Time
Rank
79 46