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The Dark Knight

Spider-Man 3

Dead Man's Chest

Revenge of the Sith

Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2)

The Dark Knight Rises
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventurePeriod AdventureSci-Fi FantasyFantasyAction Thriller
StudioWarner Bros.Sony / ColumbiaBuena VistaFoxWarner Bros.Warner Bros.
Release DateJuly 18, 2008May 4, 2007July 7, 2006May 19, 2005July 15, 2011July 20, 2012
Domestic Gross$533,345,358$336,530,303$423,315,812$380,270,577$381,011,219$448,139,099
Production Budget$185 million$258 million$225 million$113 millionn/a$250 million
Running Time2 hrs. 30 min.2 hrs. 20 min.2 hrs. 31 min.2 hrs. 26 min.2 hrs. 10 min.2 hrs. 45 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of violence and some menacesequences of intense action violenceintense sequences of adventure violence, including frightening imagessci-fi violence and some intense imagessome sequences of intense action violence and frightening images.intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe Dark KnightSpider-Man 3Dead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithHarry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2)The Dark Knight Rises
Total Gross$533,345,358$336,530,303$423,315,812$380,270,577$381,011,219$448,139,099
Opening Weekend*$158,411,483$151,116,516$135,634,554$108,435,841$169,189,427$160,887,295
Theaters4,3664,2524,1333,6614,3754,404
Average$36,283$35,540$32,817$29,619$38,672$36,532
Opening % of Total29.7%44.9%32.0%28.5%44.4%35.9%
Second Weekend Drop-52.5%-61.5%-54.0%-49.1%-72.0%-61.4%
Widest Release4,3664,3244,1333,6634,3754,404
Close DateMarch 5, 2009August 19, 2007December 7, 2006October 20, 2005November 24, 2011December 13, 2012
In Release231 days / 33 weeks112 days / 16 weeks154 days / 22 weeks155 days / 22 weeks133 days / 19 weeks147 days / 21 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryThe Dark KnightSpider-Man 3Dead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithHarry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2)The Dark Knight Rises
Worldwide Gross$1,003,045,358$890,871,626$1,066,179,725$848,754,768$1,341,511,219$1,084,439,099
Foreign Gross$469,700,000$554,341,323$642,863,913$468,484,191$960,500,000$636,300,000
Foreign % of Worldwide46.8%62.2%60.3%55.2%71.6%58.7%
Domestic Gross$533,345,358$336,530,303$423,315,812$380,270,577$381,011,219$448,139,099
Domestic % of Worldwide53.2%37.8%39.7%44.8%28.4%41.3%
 
People SummaryThe Dark KnightSpider-Man 3Dead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithHarry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2)The Dark Knight Rises
Actor: Christian Bale#1----#2
Actor: Cillian Murphyn/a----n/a
Actor: Gary Oldman#1---n/a#2
Actor: Michael Caine#1----#2
Actor: Morgan Freeman#1----#2
Cinematographer: Wally Pfister#1----#2
Composer: Hans Zimmer#1-#3--#2
Director: Christopher Nolan#1----#2
Producer: Christopher Nolan#1----#2
Producer: Emma Thomas#1----#2
Producer: Thomas Tull#1----#2
Writer: Christopher Nolan#1----#2
Writer: David S. Goyer#1----#2
 
Genres & FranchisesThe Dark KnightSpider-Man 3Dead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithHarry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2)The Dark Knight Rises
Brand: DC Comics#1----#2
Brand: Legendary Pictures#1----#2
Franchise: Batman#1----#2
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#2#7---#3
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#3#12--#10#4
Genre: Superhero#2#7---#3
Showdown: 'Spider-Man' Vs. 'Pirates'-#2#1---
Showdown: All Time Openers#1#6#3#5#4#2
Showdown: Batman Battle#1----#2
Showdown: Biggest 2D-Only Openers#1#5---#2
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#2----#3
Showdown: Summer Spectacular--#2#4--
 
Chart RankingsThe Dark KnightSpider-Man 3Dead Man's ChestRevenge of the SithHarry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2)The Dark Knight Rises
All Time Domestic#4#29#11#22#20#7
All Time Adjusted#29#102#46#60#108#63
All Time Worldwide#19#32#12#38#4#11
Worldwide Openings#36#5#45#12#1#19
Foreign Opening Weekends#96#4#88#20#1#37
Opening Weeks#2#11#7#20#3#4
Opening Day Gross#11#14#16#18#1#3
Single Day Gross#12#16#19#24#1#3
Non-Opening Friday Gross#18#50#39#2-#45
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#13-#29#70#42#23
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#1#72#7#39#8#3
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#5-#10#50#20#12
Single Day Friday Gross#10#12#13#38#1#3
Single Day Monday Gross#4#76#13#26#14#10
Single Day Saturday Gross#6#4#11#18#15#9
Single Day Sunday Gross#2#5#9#13#8#4
Single Day Thursday Gross#19-#39#1#56#33
Single Day Tuesday Gross#3#80#10#46#11#6
Single Day Wednesday Gross#21-#31#91#46#35
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#1#36#5#11#6#3
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#8#9#13#18#4#7
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends#195---#165#190
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#8#9#13#18#4#7
Friday Share of Opening Weekends#115-#183-#6#32
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#53#170#108-#4#17
Opening Weekends#5#8#12#22#3#4
Opening Weekends - July#3-#4-#1#2
Opening Weekends - May-#3-#8--
Opening Weekends - Summer#5#6#7#15#3#4
Eleventh Weekends#107-#151---
Ninth Weekends#56-#63--#164
Tenth Weekends#62-#127---
Top 10-Day Grosses#2#10#8#11#6#4
Top 3-Day Grosses#5#8#12#16#3#4
Top 4-Day Grosses#4#9#11#10#2#5
Top 6-Day Grosses#2#14#8#9#4#5
Top 7-Day Grosses#2#16#8#10#4#5
Top 8-Day Grosses#2#14#8#13#5#4
Top 9-Day Grosses#2#10#8#13#6#4
Twelfth Weekends#179-#170---
Top 5-Day Grosses#2#11#10#9#3#5
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#33#169#76#159-#77
Consecutive Weekends At #1#25#158#60#146-#62
Labor Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#42----#100
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#69-#14--
Second Weekends#3#13#9#15#29#10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#351--#47#354
Third Weekends#4#25#9#42#67#7
Fourth Weekends#5#70#17#62#109#26
Fifth Weekends#8#165#48#70#190#47
Sixth Weekends#23-#81#135-#82
Seventh Weekends#16-#100#174-#69
Eighth Weekends#42-#99--#152
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#473#660#513#398#740#658
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#977#1287#1044#836#1417#1285
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1396#1834#1491#1207#2015#1832
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3029#3701#3180#2695#4011#3698
Rated PG-13#4#19#7#14#13#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#5#8#12#19#3#4
Widest Releases#7#10#34#174#6#3
Widest Opening Releases#5#17#29#154#4#2
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#5#13#23#80#4#2
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#5#8#24#95#4#2
Fastest to $100 million#8#11#12#18#2#5
Fastest to $150 million#5#8#11#10#3#4
Fastest to $200 million#2#15#8#14#3#5
Fastest to $250 million#2#16#8#9#6#4
Fastest to $300 million#2#17#9#11#8#3
Fastest to $350 million#2-#7#14#11#3
Fastest to $400 million#2-#7--#4
Slowest to $100 million#555#552#551#545#561#558
Slowest to $200 million#143#130#137#131#142#140
BOM Users' Grades#1#471#187#97#11-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#2#7#3#13#5#4
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#31-#40#1--
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#21-#38#68#69#47
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#1#89#3#32#14#4
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#3-#8#44#32#21
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#5#8#9#23#1#3
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#6#87#11#25#27#16
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#8#3#7#10#24#15
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#2#3#7#8#14#10
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#26-#46#1#82#57
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#3#98#6#39#18#7
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#22-#33#88#71#56
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#8#7#9#19#11#15
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#7#6#8#18#10#14
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July#1-#3-#2#4
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#2-#7--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#3#6#16#4#7
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#2#3#6#11#4#7
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted#180-#199---
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#120-#119---
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#133-#195---
Second Weekends Adjusted#4#16#9#13#52#23
Third Weekends Adjusted#9#33#12#52#165#23
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#17#130#30#95-#78
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#38-#98#117-#161
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#73-#150---
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#70-#188--#190
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#113-#176---
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#6#28#9#13#30#15
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#3#6#14#4#7
 
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