'The Help' Vs. 'The Butler'

Julie & Julia

Eat Pray Love

The Help

The Butler





Release Summary

Genre Drama Cooking Comedy Drama Drama Summer President Drama Summer
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Sony Pictures Releasing Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures The Weinstein Company
Release DateAug 7, 2009Aug 13, 2010Aug 10, 2011Aug 16, 2013
Gross To Date $94,125,426$80,574,010$169,708,112$116,632,095
Production Budget$40,000,000$60,000,000$25,000,000$30,000,000
Running Time2 hr 3 min2 hr 13 min2 hr 26 min2 hr 12 min
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $94,125,426$80,574,010$169,708,112$116,632,095
Opening Weekend $20,027,956$23,104,523$26,044,590$24,637,312
Opening % of Total21.3%28.7%15.3%21.1%
Widest Release2,5283,1083,0143,330
Close DateNov 29, 2009Nov 4, 2010Mar 8, 2012Feb 13, 2014
In Release154 days / 22 weeks141 days / 20 weeks510 days / 72 weeks503 days / 71 weeks
Weekends at #10032
Weekends in Top 106577

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$129,540,522$204,594,016$216,639,112$177,313,795
Foreign Gross$35,415,096$124,020,006$46,931,000$60,681,700
Foreign % of Worldwide27.3%60.6%21.7%34.2%
Domestic Gross$94,125,426$80,574,010$169,708,112$116,632,095
Domestic % of Worldwide72.7%39.4%78.3%65.8%