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Movie Summary
American Gangster

The Book of Eli

Safe House

The Equalizer
GenreCrime DramaAction / AdventureAction ThrillerThriller
StudioUniversalWarner Bros.UniversalSony / Columbia
Release DateNovember 2, 2007January 15, 2010February 10, 2012September 26, 2014
Domestic Gross$130,164,645$94,835,059$126,373,434$101,530,738
Production Budget$100 million$80 million$85 million$55 million
Running Time2 hrs. 40 min.1 hr. 58 min.1 hr. 57 min.2 hrs. 8 min.
MPAA RatingRRRR
MPAA Reasonviolence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexualitysome brutal violence and languagestrong violence throughout and some language.strong bloody violence and language throughout, including some sexual references.
 

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Domestic SummaryAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
Total Gross$130,164,645$94,835,059$126,373,434$101,530,738
Opening Weekend*$43,565,135$32,789,494$40,172,720$34,137,828
Theaters3,0543,1113,1193,236
Average$14,265$10,540$12,880$10,549
Opening % of Total33.5%34.6%31.8%33.6%
Second Weekend Drop-44.8%-52.0%-41.2%-45.1%
Widest Release3,1103,1113,1213,236
Close DateJanuary 31, 2008May 13, 2010May 17, 2012January 11, 2015
In Release91 days / 13 weeks119 days / 17 weeksn/a108 days / 15 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
Worldwide Gross$266,465,037$157,107,755$208,076,205$192,330,738
Foreign Gross$136,300,392$62,272,696$81,702,771$90,800,000
Foreign % of Worldwide51.2%39.6%39.3%47.2%
Domestic Gross$130,164,645$94,835,059$126,373,434$101,530,738
Domestic % of Worldwide48.8%60.4%60.7%52.8%
 
People SummaryAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
Actor: Denzel Washington#1#7#2#5
 
Genres & FranchisesAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
Showdown: Denzel The Antagonist#1-#2-
Showdown: Denzel vs. Denzel#1#4#2#3
 
Chart RankingsAmerican GangsterThe Book of EliSafe HouseThe Equalizer
All Time Domestic#458#755#488#686
All Time Worldwide#527-#725-
Opening Weeks#332#488#356#479
Opening Weekends Not At #1-#65#33-
Single Day Gross#889-#1064-
Single Day Saturday Gross#339-#410-
Opening Weekends#292#468#335#436
Opening Weekends - Winter-#38#21-
Top 3-Day Grosses#279-#321-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#381#607#298#391
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#744#1159#580#763
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1068#1610#843#1089
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2481#3337#2090#2515
Rated R#76#175#85#149
Rated R, Opening Weekends#35#84#44#70
Widest Releases#888#886#858#680
Widest Opening Releases#900#809#790#630
Widest R Rated Openings#184#149#143#86
Widest R Rated Releases#177#175#163#101
Fastest to $100 million#335-#372-
Slowest to $100 million#355-#318#71
Opening Weeks Adjusted#360#640#486#671
Opening Weekends Not At #1 Adjusted-#95#42-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#309#621#450#604
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Winter-#46#24-
Rated R, Opening Weekends Adjusted#39#131#76#122
 
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