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'Total Recall' vs. 'RoboCop'

Both titles are sci-fi remakes of Paul Verhoeven movies. Both were also released by Sony/Columbia, and both were disappointments at the domestic box office.


Movie Summary
Total Recall

RoboCop
GenreSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi Action
StudioSony / ColumbiaSony / Columbia
Release DateAugust 3, 2012February 12, 2014
Domestic Gross$58,877,969$58,607,007
Production Budget$125 million$100 million
Running Time2 hrs. 1 min.1 hr. 48 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, some sexual content, brief nudity, and language.intense sequences of action including frenetic gun violence throughout, brief strong language, sensuality and some drug material.
 

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Domestic SummaryTotal RecallRoboCop
Total Gross$58,877,969$58,607,007
Opening Weekend*$25,577,758$21,681,430
Theaters3,6013,372
Average$7,103$6,430
Opening % of Total43.4%37.0%
Second Weekend Drop-68.7%-54.8%
Widest Release3,6013,372
Close DateOctober 7, 2012May 18, 2014
In Release66 days / 9 weeks96 days / 14 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryTotal RecallRoboCop
Worldwide Gross$198,467,168$242,688,965
Foreign Gross$139,589,199$184,081,958
Foreign % of Worldwide70.3%75.9%
Domestic Gross$58,877,969$58,607,007
Domestic % of Worldwide29.7%24.1%
 
Genres & FranchisesTotal RecallRoboCop
Genre: Action Remake#9#10
Genre: Future - Near#18#19
Genre: Sci-Fi Remake#9#10
Showdown: 'Total Recall' vs. 'RoboCop'#1#2
 
Chart RankingsTotal RecallRoboCop
All Time Domestic#1172#1181
Opening Weeks#501#680
Opening Weekends Not At #1#102#167
Opening Weekends#515#674
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#723#519
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1391#1060
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1981#1516
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3957#3232
Widest Releases#211#364
Widest Opening Releases#194#337
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#102#189
Opening Weeks Adjusted#739#1059
Opening Weekends Adjusted#761#1028
 
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