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'Super 8' Vs. 'Cowboys & Aliens' Showdown


Movie Summary
Cowboys & Aliens

Super 8

Battle: Los Angeles

District 9

Cloverfield

Pacific Rim
GenreSci-Fi ActionSci-FiSci-Fi ActionSci-FiAction HorrorSci-Fi Action
StudioUniversalParamountSony / ColumbiaTriStarParamountWarner Bros.
Release DateJuly 29, 2011June 10, 2011March 11, 2011August 14, 2009January 18, 2008July 12, 2013
Domestic Gross$100,240,551$127,004,179$83,552,429$115,646,235$80,048,433$101,802,906
Production Budget$163 million$50 million$70 million$30 million$25 million$190 million
Running Time1 hr. 58 min.1 hr. 52 min.1 hr. 56 min.1 hr. 53 min.1 hr. 24 min.2 hrs. 11 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13RPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of western and sci-fi action and violence, some partial nudity and a brief crude reference.intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use.sustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for language.bloody violence and pervasive languageviolence, terror and disturbing imagessequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language.
 

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Domestic SummaryCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
Total Gross$100,240,551$127,004,179$83,552,429$115,646,235$80,048,433$101,802,906
Opening Weekend*$36,431,290$35,451,168$35,573,187$37,354,308$40,058,229$37,285,325
Theaters3,7503,3793,4173,0493,4113,275
Average$9,715$10,492$10,411$12,251$11,744$11,385
Opening % of Total36.3%27.9%42.6%32.3%50.0%36.6%
Second Weekend Drop-56.8%-39.4%-59.1%-51.2%-68.3%-57.1%
Widest Release3,7543,4243,4173,1803,4113,285
Close DateNovember 3, 2011September 29, 2011June 2, 2011November 1, 2009April 10, 2008October 17, 2013
In Release98 days / 14 weeks112 days / 16 weeksn/a84 days / 12 weeks84 days / 12 weeks98 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 SummaryCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
Worldwide Gross$174,822,325$260,095,986$211,819,354$210,819,611$170,764,026$411,002,906
Foreign Gross$74,581,774$133,091,807$128,266,925$95,173,376$90,715,593$309,200,000
Foreign % of Worldwide42.7%51.2%60.6%45.1%53.1%75.2%
Domestic Gross$100,240,551$127,004,179$83,552,429$115,646,235$80,048,433$101,802,906
Domestic % of Worldwide57.3%48.8%39.4%54.9%46.9%24.8%
 
People SummaryCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
Producer: Bryan Burk-#4--#5-
Producer: J.J. Abrams-#4--#5-
Producer: Steven Spielberg#23#19----
 
Genres & FranchisesCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
Genre: Creature Feature-#7--#12#8
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)-#64---#73
Genre: Sci-Fi - Alien Invasion#16-#17#14-#15
Showdown: 'District 9' Vs. Some Comparable Movies--#3#2#4-
Showdown: 'Super 8' Vs. 'Cowboys & Aliens' Showdown#4#1#5#2#6#3
 
Chart RankingsCowboys & AliensSuper 8Battle: Los AngelesDistrict 9CloverfieldPacific Rim
BOM Users' Grades (2011 Releases)#73#12#51---
Worldwide Yearly 2011#41#22#31---
Yearly (Wide) 2011#30#21#37---
Yearly 2011#30#21#37---
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2011#19#22#21---
Yearly Opening Weekends 2011#19#22#21---
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2011#16#13#20---
All Time Domestic#574#368#711#446#767#543
All Time Worldwide-#391#521#526-#178
Opening Weeks#266#280#335#243#267#262
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends----#111#182
Opening Weekends#271#290#287#264#235#265
Opening Weekends - July#44----#42
Opening Weekends - Summer#163#172-#158-#159
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#537#198#578#417#683#541
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1100#419#1169#886#1337#1108
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1580#636#1688#1284#1917#1594
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3333#1719#3498#2851#3873#3351
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#164#176#173-#144#160
Widest Releases#119#311#313#508#320#401
Widest Opening Releases#110#311#290#612#294#379
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#58#172#158-#159-
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#65#170#172-#176-
Slowest to $100 million#45#275-#236-#96
BOM Users' Grades---#24#284-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#429#450#492#356#365#408
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July#67----#65
Opening Weekends Adjusted#419#452#432#361#301#396
 
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