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Universal's 2015 Mid-Budget Hits

Universal has seen some of their mid-budget movies become 2015 hits; here's how they compare.


Movie Summary
Fifty Shades of Grey

Straight Outta Compton

Pitch Perfect 2
GenreRomanceDramaComedy
StudioUniversalUniversalUniversal
Release DateFebruary 13, 2015August 14, 2015May 15, 2015
Domestic Gross$166,167,230$161,197,785$184,296,230
Production Budget$40 million$28 million$29 million
Running Time2 hrs. 5 min.2 hrs. 27 min.1 hr. 55 min.
MPAA RatingRRPG-13
MPAA Reasonstrong sexual content including dialogue, some unusual behavior and graphic nudity, and for language.language throughout, strong sexuality/nudity, violence, and drug use.innuendo and language.
 

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Domestic SummaryFifty Shades of GreyStraight Outta ComptonPitch Perfect 2
Total Gross$166,167,230$161,197,785$184,296,230
Opening Weekend*$85,171,450$60,200,180$69,216,890
Theaters3,6462,7573,473
Average$23,360$21,835$19,930
Opening % of Total51.3%37.3%37.6%
Second Weekend Drop-73.9%-56.2%-55.5%
Widest Release3,6553,1423,660
Close DateMay 7, 2015October 22, 2015July 30, 2015
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryFifty Shades of GreyStraight Outta ComptonPitch Perfect 2
Worldwide Gross$571,006,128$201,634,991$287,506,194
Foreign Gross$404,838,898$40,437,206$103,209,964
Foreign % of Worldwide70.9%20.1%35.9%
Domestic Gross$166,167,230$161,197,785$184,296,230
Domestic % of Worldwide29.1%79.9%64.1%
 
Genres & FranchisesFifty Shades of GreyStraight Outta ComptonPitch Perfect 2
Showdown: Universal's 2015 Mid-Budget Hits#2#3#1
 
Chart RankingsFifty Shades of GreyStraight Outta ComptonPitch Perfect 2
All Time Domestic#294#312#229
All Time Worldwide#160#753#486
Opening Weeks#95#160#153
Opening Day Gross#94#135#103
Single Day Gross#145#428#295
Single Day Friday Gross#93#140#106
Single Day Saturday Gross#55#278#152
Single Day Sunday Gross#165#195#203
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#80#94#118
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#75#88#110
Opening Weekends#79#160#119
Opening Weekends - Summer-#94#68
Top 3-Day Grosses#83#153#118
Top 4-Day Grosses#89-#132
Top 6-Day Grosses#98#163#154
Top 7-Day Grosses#101#172#161
Top 5-Day Grosses#95#166#149
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#295#150-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#294#135-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#1024-#723
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1800#1373#1346
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2478#1903#1862
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4653#3781#3712
Rated R#29#32-
Rated R, Opening Weekends#8#12-
Widest Releases#313#830#307
Widest Opening Releases#293-#425
Widest R Rated Releases#19#151-
Fastest to $100 million#100#175#165
Fastest to $150 million#174#208#170
Slowest to $100 million#589#514#524
Opening Weeks Adjusted#134#245#250
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#109#193#157
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#70-#248
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#143#187-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#106#239#191
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#152#120
Rated R Adjusted#126#148-
Rated R, Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#28-
 
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