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'Prometheus' Vs. 'Super 8'


Movie Summary
Super 8

Prometheus

World War Z
GenreSci-FiSci-Fi ActionAction Horror
StudioParamountFoxParamount
Release DateJune 10, 2011June 8, 2012June 21, 2013
Domestic Gross$127,004,179$126,477,084$202,359,711
Production Budget$50 million$130 million$190 million
Running Time1 hr. 52 min.2 hrs. 4 min.1 hr. 56 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13RPG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use.sci-fi violence including intense images, and brief language.intense frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images.
 

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Domestic SummarySuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
Total Gross$127,004,179$126,477,084$202,359,711
Opening Weekend*$35,451,168$51,050,101$66,411,834
Theaters3,3793,3963,607
Average$10,492$15,032$18,412
Opening % of Total27.9%40.4%32.8%
Second Weekend Drop-39.4%-59.4%-55.2%
Widest Release3,4243,4423,607
Close DateSeptember 29, 2011September 20, 2012October 10, 2013
In Release112 days / 16 weeks105 days / 15 weeks112 days / 16 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummarySuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
Worldwide Gross$260,095,986$403,354,469$540,007,876
Foreign Gross$133,091,807$276,877,385$337,648,165
Foreign % of Worldwide51.2%68.6%62.5%
Domestic Gross$127,004,179$126,477,084$202,359,711
Domestic % of Worldwide48.8%31.4%37.5%
 
People SummarySuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
Writer: Damon Lindelof-#3#2
 
Genres & FranchisesSuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
Genre: 3D-#129#74
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#133#135#90
Showdown: 'Prometheus' Vs. 'Super 8'#2#3#1
 
Chart RankingsSuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
All Time Domestic#480#487#193
All Time Worldwide#541#274#178
Opening Weeks#394#238#129
Movies That Never Hit #1-#70#6
Opening Weekends Not At #1-#6#4
Opening Day Gross-#160#123
Single Day Gross-#555#379
Single Day Friday Gross-#180#127
Single Day Saturday Gross-#418#192
Opening Weekends#412#221#132
Opening Weekends - June#69#35#14
Opening Weekends - Summer-#134#75
Top 3-Day Grosses-#215#130
Independence Day Weekends#141-#58
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#258#854#711
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#507#1538#1328
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#742#2121#1841
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1909#4092#3686
Widest Releases#508#487#349
Widest Opening Releases#507#494#317
Fastest to $100 million-#286#141
Slowest to $100 million#312#403#548
Opening Weeks Adjusted#560#347#197
Opening Weekends Not At #1 Adjusted-#11#5
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted-#238#187
Opening Weekends Adjusted - June#107#54#33
Opening Weekends Adjusted#564#314#201
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#190#126
 
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