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The Ring

The Grudge

The Ring Two

The Grudge 2

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity 2
GenreHorrorHorrorHorrorHorrorHorrorHorror
StudioDreamWorksSony / ColumbiaDreamWorksSony / ColumbiaParamountParamount
Release DateOctober 18, 2002October 22, 2004March 18, 2005October 13, 2006September 25, 2009October 22, 2010
Domestic Gross$129,128,133$110,359,362$76,231,249$39,143,839$107,918,810$84,752,907
Production Budget$48 million$10 millionn/a$20 million$0.015 million$3 million
Running Time1 hr. 49 min.1 hr. 36 min.1 hr. 47 min.1 hr. 35 min.1 hr. 39 min.1 hr. 31 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13RR
MPAA Reasonthematic elements, disturbing images, language and some drug referencesmature thematic elements, disturbing images/terror/violence and some sensualityviolence/terror, disturbing images, thematic elements and some languagemature thematic material, disturbing images/terror/violence, and some sensualitylanguagesome language and brief violent material.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Total Gross$129,128,133$110,359,362$76,231,249$39,143,839$107,918,810$84,752,907
Opening Weekend*$15,015,393$39,128,715$35,065,237$20,825,300$19,617,650$40,678,424
Theaters1,9813,2453,3323,2117603,216
Average$7,579$12,058$10,523$6,485$25,813$12,649
Opening % of Total11.6%35.5%46.0%53.2%18.2%48.0%
Second Weekend Drop+23.1%-44.2%-61.2%-63.3%+7.6%-59.4%
Widest Release2,9273,3483,3413,2142,7123,239
Close DateMarch 20, 2003December 30, 2004June 16, 2005November 12, 2006January 21, 2010January 20, 2011
In Releasen/an/a70 days / 10 weeks35 days / 5 weeks119 days / 17 weeks91 days / 13 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 RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Worldwide Gross$249,348,933$187,281,115$161,451,538$70,711,175$193,355,800$177,512,032
Foreign Gross$120,220,800$76,921,753$85,220,289$31,567,336$85,436,990$92,759,125
Foreign % of Worldwide48.2%41.1%52.8%44.6%44.2%52.3%
Domestic Gross$129,128,133$110,359,362$76,231,249$39,143,839$107,918,810$84,752,907
Domestic % of Worldwide51.8%58.9%47.2%55.4%55.8%47.7%
 
People SummaryThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Actor: Naomi Watts#2-#3---
Actor: Sarah Michelle Gellar-#2-#6--
Composer: Christopher Young-#3-#14--
Composer: Hans Zimmer#31-#44---
Producer: Doug Davison-#3-#6--
Producer: Jason Blum----#1#3
Producer: Michelle Weisler#1-#2---
Producer: Roy Lee#3#4#6#10--
Producer: Sam Raimi-#1-#7--
Producer: Steven Schneider----#1#3
Writer: Ehren Kruger#4-#6---
 
Genres & FranchisesThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Franchise: Paranormal Activity----#1#3
Genre: Found Footage----#2#4
Genre: Horror - Supernatural#6#7#17#50#8#13
Genre: Horror Remake#1#2#5#23--
Genre: Remake - Asian#4#5#7#10--
Genre: Remake - Foreign Thrills#5#6#9#15--
Genre: Remake - Sequel to a Remake--#10#14--
Genre: Travelogue - Japan-#4-#11--
Showdown: 'Paranormal' Party----#1#3
Showdown: Japanese Horror Remake#1#2#3---
Showdown: Supernatural 'Grudge' Match#1#2#5#6#3#4
Showdown: Supernatural Found Footage----#1#3
 
Chart RankingsThe RingThe GrudgeThe Ring TwoThe Grudge 2Paranormal ActivityParanormal Activity 2
Opening Weekends Under 2,000 Theaters#47---#21-
Opening Weekends Under 2,000 Theaters Adjusted#123---#124-
Opening Weekends Under 2,500 Theaters#176---#89-
All Time Domestic#369#494#844#1819#512#719
Opening Weeks#1068#315#377#917#770#310
Post-Thanksgiving Weekend - Best Holds#179#64----
Friday Share of Opening Weekends--#123#24-#19
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends---#67-#28
Opening Weekends#1089#262#312#720#782#238
Opening Weekends - October#70#9-#41#46#8
Opening Weekends - Fall#126#11-#69#77#9
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops--#364#258--
Third Weekends#124---#159-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)-#293#659#695-#626
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)-#611#1282#1337-#1231
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)-#901#1829#1902-#1759
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#71#2200#3695#3803#126#3591
Rated R----#108#176
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends-#162#188---
Rated R, Opening Weekends----#200#29
Widest Releases-#388#395#501-#469
Widest Opening Releases-#424#368#464-#457
Slowest to $100 million#187#220--#112-
BOM Users' Grades#397#565#651-#446-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1098#322#397#1089#1123#478
Opening Weekends Adjusted - October#66#5-#42#67#12
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1108#250#330#821#1111#371
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Fall#115#6-#71#116#16
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#151#187---
 
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