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'Inception' Vs. 'Gravity' '

Both are big-budget original sci-fi movies from Warner Bros. that wound up earning over $200 million at the U.S. box office.


Movie Summary
Inception

Gravity
GenreSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi Thriller
StudioWarner Bros.Warner Bros.
Release DateJuly 16, 2010October 4, 2013
Domestic Gross$292,576,195$273,888,865
Production Budget$160 million$100 million
Running Time2 hrs. 28 min.1 hr. 31 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of violence and action throughout.intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images and brief strong language.
 

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Domestic SummaryInceptionGravity
Total Gross$292,576,195$273,888,865
Opening Weekend*$62,785,337$55,785,112
Theaters3,7923,575
Average$16,557$15,604
Opening % of Total21.5%20.4%
Second Weekend Drop-32.0%-22.6%
Widest Release3,7923,820
In Release175 days / 25 weeks195 days / 28 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryInceptionGravity
Worldwide Gross$825,532,764$716,188,865
Foreign Gross$532,956,569$442,300,000
Foreign % of Worldwide64.6%61.8%
Domestic Gross$292,576,195$273,888,865
Domestic % of Worldwide35.4%38.2%
 
Genres & FranchisesInceptionGravity
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#22#27
Showdown: 'Inception' Vs. 'Gravity' '#1#2
 
Chart RankingsInceptionGravity
All Time Domestic#52#65
All Time Worldwide#40#59
Opening Weeks#65#118
Opening Day Gross#92#153
Single Day Gross#308#273
Single Day Friday Gross#99#173
Single Day Saturday Gross#122#108
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#132#151
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#119#135
Opening Weekends#92#116
Ninth Weekends#112#134
Top 10-Day Grosses#60#91
Top 3-Day Grosses#88#111
Top 7-Day Grosses#72#127
Top 9-Day Grosses#60#95
Top 5-Day Grosses#81#127
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#95#101
Consecutive Weekends At #1#82#87
Second Weekends#44#41
Third Weekends#32#21
Fourth Weekends#30#19
Fifth Weekends#38#24
Sixth Weekends#63#47
Seventh Weekends#119#69
Eighth Weekends#70#151
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#99#45
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#222#92
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#356#150
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1147#650
Rated PG-13#35#42
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#62#75
Widest Releases#105#98
Widest Opening Releases#97#190
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#50#99
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#55#50
Fastest to $100 million#73#98
Fastest to $150 million#62#85
Fastest to $200 million#53#69
Fastest to $250 million#46#66
Slowest to $100 million#470#445
Slowest to $200 million#84#68
Best Picture Nomination Effect#164#140
Opening Weeks Adjusted#103#220
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#189#205
Opening Weekends Adjusted#136#221
Second Weekends Adjusted#68#92
Third Weekends Adjusted#73#68
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#84#82
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#143#127
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#178#173
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#60#81
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#95#134
 
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