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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-#124#71
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#125#127#87
Showdown: 'Prometheus' Vs. 'Super 8'#2#3#1
 
Chart RankingsSuper 8PrometheusWorld War Z
All Time Domestic#471#478#190
All Time Worldwide#535#270#173
Opening Weeks#386#233#127
Movies That Never Hit #1-#69#6
Opening Weekends Not At #1-#6#4
Opening Day Gross-#156#120
Single Day Gross-#546#373
Single Day Friday Gross-#175#124
Single Day Saturday Gross-#410#189
Opening Weekends#403#214#129
Opening Weekends - June#69#35#14
Opening Weekends - Summer-#134#75
Top 3-Day Grosses-#209#127
Independence Day Weekends#141-#58
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#251#835#694
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#499#1512#1305
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#733#2092#1815
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1896#4051#3650
Widest Releases#491#471#334
Widest Opening Releases#492#479#305
Fastest to $100 million-#279#139
Slowest to $100 million#311#399#539
Opening Weeks Adjusted#551#343#195
Opening Weekends Not At #1 Adjusted-#11#5
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted-#235#185
Opening Weekends Adjusted - June#107#54#33
Opening Weekends Adjusted#556#309#199
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#190#126
 
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