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

Cowboys & Aliens

Super 8

Battle Los Angeles

District 9


Pacific Rim

Release Summary

Genre Action Sci-Fi Thriller Western Mystery Sci-Fi Thriller Action Sci-Fi Action Sci-Fi Thriller Action Adventure Horror Mystery Sci-Fi Thriller Action Adventure Sci-Fi
DistributorUniversal Pictures Paramount Pictures Sony Pictures Releasing TriStar Pictures Paramount Pictures Warner Bros.
Release DateJul 29, 2011Jun 10, 2011Mar 11, 2011Aug 14, 2009Jan 18, 2008Jul 12, 2013
Domestic Gross $100,240,551$127,004,179$83,552,429$115,646,235$80,048,433$101,802,906
Production Budget$163,000,000$50,000,000$70,000,000$30,000,000$25,000,000$190,000,000
Running Time1 hr 59 min1 hr 52 min1 hr 56 min1 hr 52 min1 hr 25 min2 hr 11 min
MPAA RatingRated PG-13 for intense sequences of western and sci-fi action and violence, some partial nudity and a brief crude referenceRated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug useRated PG-13 for sustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for languageRated R for bloody violence and pervasive languageRated PG-13 for violence, terror and disturbing imagesRated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language

Domestic Summary

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
Opening % of Total36.3%27.9%42.6%32.3%50%36.6%
Widest Release3,7543,4243,4173,1803,4113,285
Close DateNov 3, 2011Sep 29, 2011Jun 2, 2011Nov 1, 2009Apr 10, 2008Oct 17, 2013
In Release156 days / 22 weeks205 days / 29 weeks296 days / 42 weeks140 days / 20 weeks349 days / 49 weeks173 days / 24 weeks
Weekends at #1111110
Weekends in Top 10364534

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$174,822,325$260,095,986$211,819,354$210,888,950$172,394,180$411,002,906
Foreign Gross$74,581,774$133,091,807$128,266,925$95,242,715$92,345,747$309,200,000
Foreign % of Worldwide42.7%51.2%60.6%45.2%53.6%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%54.8%46.4%24.8%