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'Fantastic Four' vs. 'X-Men' vs. 'Daredevil' vs. 'Hulk'


Movie Summary
Fantastic Four

X-Men

Daredevil

Hulk

Ghost Rider

Fantastic Four 2
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction HorrorAction / Adventure
StudioFoxFoxFoxUniversalSony / ColumbiaFox
Release DateJuly 8, 2005July 14, 2000February 14, 2003June 20, 2003February 16, 2007June 15, 2007
Domestic Gross$154,696,080$157,299,717$102,543,518$132,177,234$115,802,596$131,921,738
Production Budget$100 million$75 million$78 million$137 million$110 million$130 million
Running Time2 hrs. 3 min.1 hr. 44 min.1 hr. 37 min.2 hrs. 15 min.1 hr. 50 min.1 hr. 29 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG
MPAA Reasonsequences of intense action, and some suggestive contentsci-fi action violenceaction/violence and some sensualitysci-fi action violence, some disturbing images, brief partial nudityhorror violence and disturbing imagessequences of action violence, some mild language and innuendo
 

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Domestic SummaryFantastic FourX-MenDaredevilHulkGhost RiderFantastic Four 2
Total Gross$154,696,080$157,299,717$102,543,518$132,177,234$115,802,596$131,921,738
Opening Weekend*$56,061,504$54,471,475$40,310,419$62,128,420$45,388,836$58,051,684
Theaters3,6023,0253,4713,6603,6193,959
Average$15,563$18,007$11,613$16,974$12,541$14,663
Opening % of Total36.2%34.6%39.3%47.0%39.2%44.0%
Second Weekend Drop-59.4%-56.9%-55.1%-69.7%-55.8%-65.5%
Widest Release3,6193,1123,4743,6743,6203,963
Close DateDecember 29, 2005n/aJuly 17, 2003October 16, 2003April 29, 2007October 18, 2007
In Release175 days / 25 weeksn/a154 days / 22 weeks119 days / 17 weeks77 days / 11 weeks126 days / 18 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryFantastic FourX-MenDaredevilHulkGhost RiderFantastic Four 2
Worldwide Gross$330,579,719$296,339,527$179,179,718$245,360,480$228,738,393$289,047,763
Foreign Gross$175,883,639$139,039,810$76,636,200$113,183,246$112,935,797$157,126,025
Foreign % of Worldwide53.2%46.9%42.8%46.1%49.4%54.4%
Domestic Gross$154,696,080$157,299,717$102,543,518$132,177,234$115,802,596$131,921,738
Domestic % of Worldwide46.8%53.1%57.2%53.9%50.6%45.6%
 
People SummaryFantastic FourX-MenDaredevilHulkGhost RiderFantastic Four 2
Actor: Chris Evans#4----#5
Actor: Ioan Gruffudd#1----#2
Actor: Jessica Alba#1----#3
Actor: Sam Elliott---#1#2-
Composer: John Ottman#3----#4
Director: Mark Steven Johnson--#2-#1-
Director: Tim Story#1----#3
Producer: Avi Arad#9#8#14#11#13#12
Producer: Bernd Eichinger#1----#2
Producer: Chris Columbus#7----#8
Producer: Kevin Feige#14#13#18#16-#17
Producer: Ralph Winter#6#5---#7
Producer: Stan Lee#17#16#23#20#22#21
Writer: Mark Steven Johnson--#2-#1-
Writer: Michael France#1--#2--
 
Genres & FranchisesFantastic FourX-MenDaredevilHulkGhost RiderFantastic Four 2
Brand: Marvel Comics#17#16#24#21#23#22
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#29#28#47#36#40#37
Genre: Superhero#27#26#42#35#38#36
Genre: Superhero - Origin#9--#14#16-
Showdown: 'Hulk' Vs. 'Hulk'#1--#3-#4
Showdown: Comic Book Comp Combat#2#1---#4
Showdown: Marvel Mid-Range#2#1#6#3#5#4
Showdown: President's Day Comic Book Battle--#2-#1-
 
Chart RankingsFantastic FourX-MenDaredevilHulkGhost RiderFantastic Four 2
All Time Domestic#244#234#535#337#444#341
All Time Worldwide#266#323-#420#462#333
Yearly 2003--#27#14--
Yearly 2007----#27#18
Yearly Opening Weekends 2003--#14#6--
Yearly Opening Weekends 2007----#13#10
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2003--#15#7--
Worldwide Yearly 2003--#28#15--
Worldwide Yearly 2007----#24#17
Opening Weeks#123#131#269#110#211#122
Opening Day Gross#100#104-#79-#90
Single Day Gross#334#353-#238#582#299
Single Day Friday Gross#108#112-#77-#95
Single Day Saturday Gross#146#167-#124#231#158
Single Day Sunday Gross---#125-#124
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#153#96-#121-#186
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#137#92-#111-#164
Opening Weekends#115#128#229#96#182#106
Opening Weekends - February--#11-#5-
Opening Weekends - July#22#23----
Opening Weekends - June---#10-#14
Opening Weekends - Summer#74#83-#61-#68
Opening Weekends - Winter--#12-#5-
Top 3-Day Grosses#110#124#216#91#170#102
Top 7-Day Grosses#134#141-#119-#133
Top 5-Day Grosses---#112-#125
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)--#277-#279-
Consecutive Weekends At #1--#277-#279-
Independence Day Weekends---#112-#192
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekend Openers--#4-#2-
President's Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends--#5-#3-
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops---#76-#183
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#586#537#500#691#514#663
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1177#1099#1039#1346#1059#1300
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1700#1581#1500#1930#1529#1867
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3515#3334#3208#3893#3254#3784
Rated PG-13#133#128-#165--
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#74#83#139#65#116-
Widest Releases#183#590#269#154#182#60
Widest Opening Releases#180#642#252#144#164#58
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#92-#136#74#86-
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#99-#148#81#98-
Fastest to $100 million#143#145-#136-#159
Fastest to $150 million#192#187----
Slowest to $100 million#400#398#95#407#256#384
BOM Users' Grades#514#154#634#649#589#512
BOM Users' Grades (2007 Releases)----#152#121
BOM Users' Grades (2003 Releases)--#129#134--
Yearly (Wide) 2003--#28#15--
Yearly (Wide) 2007----#27#18
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2003--#14#6--
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2007----#13#10
Opening Weeks Adjusted#121#81#270#87#265#149
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#97#60#189#56-#115
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted-#143-#190--
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#149#105#256#106#257#185
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted-#107-#101--
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted-#84-#150--
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted-#72-#125--
Opening Weekends Adjusted - February--#6-#7-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July#21#17----
Opening Weekends Adjusted - June---#9-#17
Opening Weekends Adjusted#111#86#220#75#223#118
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#75#58-#53-#79
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Winter--#7-#8-
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#141#104-#165--
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#76#63#133#56#136-
 
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