'District 9' Vs. Some Comparable Movies

District 9

The Day the Earth Stood Still


I, Robot

Battle Los Angeles

Starship Troopers

Release Summary

Genre Action Sci-Fi Thriller Drama Sci-Fi Thriller Action Adventure Horror Mystery Sci-Fi Thriller Action Drama Sci-Fi Thriller Action Sci-Fi Action Adventure Sci-Fi Thriller
DistributorTriStar Pictures 20th Century Fox Film Corporation Paramount Pictures 20th Century Fox Film Corporation Sony Pictures Releasing Sony Pictures Releasing
Release DateAug 14, 2009Dec 12, 2008Jan 18, 2008Jul 16, 2004Mar 11, 2011Nov 7, 1997
Domestic Gross $115,646,235$79,366,978$80,048,433$144,801,023$83,552,429$54,814,377
Production Budget$30,000,000$80,000,000$25,000,000$120,000,000$70,000,000$105,000,000
Running Time1 hr 52 min1 hr 44 min1 hr 25 min1 hr 55 min1 hr 56 min2 hr 9 min
MPAA RatingRated R for bloody violence and pervasive languageRated PG-13 for some sci-fi disaster images and violenceRated PG-13 for violence, terror and disturbing imagesRated PG-13 for intense stylized action, and some brief partial nudityRated PG-13 for sustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for languageRated R for graphic sci-fi violence and gore, and for some language and nudity

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $115,646,235$79,366,978$80,048,433$144,801,023$83,552,429$54,814,377
Opening Weekend $37,354,308$30,480,153$40,058,229$52,179,887$35,573,187$22,058,773
Opening % of Total32.3%38.4%50%36%42.6%40.2%
Widest Release3,1803,5603,4113,4943,4172,971
Close DateNov 1, 2009Apr 2, 2009Apr 10, 2008Dec 30, 2004Jun 2, 2011
In Release140 days / 20 weeks385 days / 55 weeks349 days / 49 weeks175 days / 25 weeks296 days / 42 weeks56 days / 8 weeks
Weekends at #1111111
Weekends in Top 10543545

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$210,888,950$233,093,859$172,394,180$353,133,898$211,819,354$121,214,377
Foreign Gross$95,242,715$153,726,881$92,345,747$208,332,875$128,266,925$66,400,000
Foreign % of Worldwide45.2%66%53.6%59%60.6%54.8%
Domestic Gross$115,646,235$79,366,978$80,048,433$144,801,023$83,552,429$54,814,377
Domestic % of Worldwide54.8%34%46.4%41%39.4%45.2%