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'Argo' Vs. 'Captain Phillips'


Movie Summary
Argo

Captain Phillips
GenreDrama / ThrillerDrama
StudioWarner Bros.Sony / Columbia
Release DateOctober 12, 2012October 11, 2013
Domestic Gross$136,025,503$107,100,855
Production Budget$44.5 million$55 million
Running Time2 hrs.2 hrs. 14 min.
MPAA RatingRPG-13
MPAA Reasonlanguage and some violent images.sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use.
 

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Domestic SummaryArgoCaptain Phillips
Total Gross$136,025,503$107,100,855
Opening Weekend*$19,458,109$25,718,314
Theaters3,2323,020
Average$6,020$8,516
Opening % of Total14.3%24.0%
Second Weekend Drop-15.5%-36.2%
Widest Release3,2473,143
Close DateApril 24, 2013March 2, 2014
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryArgoCaptain Phillips
Worldwide Gross$232,325,503$218,791,811
Foreign Gross$96,300,000$111,690,956
Foreign % of Worldwide41.5%51.0%
Domestic Gross$136,025,503$107,100,855
Domestic % of Worldwide58.5%49.0%
 
Genres & FranchisesArgoCaptain Phillips
Genre: Hostage#2#4
Showdown: 'Argo' Vs. 'Captain Phillips'#1#2
 
Chart RankingsArgoCaptain Phillips
All Time Domestic#332#517
All Time Worldwide#474#514
Opening Weeks#783#509
Opening Weekends#793#512
Opening Weekends - October#47#27
Opening Weekends - Fall#79#40
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#31#156
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#56#335
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#93#516
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#445#1472
Widest Releases#459#590
Widest Opening Releases#436#698
Slowest to $100 million#108#129
Best Picture Nomination Effect#111#152
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1239#832
Opening Weekends Adjusted - October#76#46
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1227#862
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Fall#137#78
 
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