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'District 9' Vs. Some Comparable Movies


Movie Summary
District 9

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Cloverfield

I, Robot

Battle: Los Angeles

Starship Troopers
GenreSci-FiSci-FiAction HorrorSci-Fi ThrillerSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi Action
StudioTriStarFoxParamountFoxSony / ColumbiaSony / Columbia
Release DateAugust 14, 2009December 12, 2008January 18, 2008July 16, 2004March 11, 2011November 7, 1997
Domestic Gross$115,646,235$79,366,978$80,048,433$144,801,023$83,552,429$54,814,377
Production Budget$30 million$80 million$25 million$120 million$70 million$105 million
Running Time1 hr. 53 min.1 hr. 50 min.1 hr. 24 min.1 hr. 45 min.1 hr. 56 min.2 hrs. 10 min.
MPAA RatingRPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13R
MPAA Reasonbloody violence and pervasive languagesome sci-fi disaster images and violenceviolence, terror and disturbing imagesfor intense stylized action, and some brief partial nuditysustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for language.graphic sci-fi violence and gore, and for some language and nudity
 

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Domestic SummaryDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
Total Gross$115,646,235$79,366,978$80,048,433$144,801,023$83,552,429$54,814,377
Opening Weekend*$37,354,308$30,480,153$40,058,229$52,179,887$35,573,187$22,058,773
Theaters3,0493,5603,4113,4203,4172,971
Average$12,251$8,562$11,744$15,257$10,411$7,424
Opening % of Total32.3%38.4%50.0%36.0%42.6%40.2%
Second Weekend Drop-51.2%-67.6%-68.3%-58.4%-59.1%-54.5%
Widest Release3,1803,5603,4113,4943,4172,971
Close DateNovember 1, 2009April 2, 2009April 10, 2008December 30, 2004June 2, 2011n/a
In Release84 days / 12 weeks112 days / 16 weeks84 days / 12 weeks168 days / 24 weeksn/an/a
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
Worldwide Gross$210,819,611$233,093,859$170,764,026$347,234,916$211,819,354$121,214,377
Foreign Gross$95,173,376$153,726,881$90,715,593$202,433,893$128,266,925$66,400,000
Foreign % of Worldwide45.1%66.0%53.1%58.3%60.6%54.8%
Domestic Gross$115,646,235$79,366,978$80,048,433$144,801,023$83,552,429$54,814,377
Domestic % of Worldwide54.9%34.0%46.9%41.7%39.4%45.2%
 
People SummaryDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
Actor: Bridget Moynahan---#1#3-
 
Genres & FranchisesDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
Genre: Sci-Fi - Alien Invasion#15#20--#19-
Genre: Sci-Fi - Based on Book---#8-#18
Showdown: 'District 9' Vs. Some Comparable Movies#2#5#4#1#3#6
Showdown: 'Super 8' Vs. 'Cowboys & Aliens' Showdown#2-#6-#5-
Showdown: Alien/Robot/Environment Attack-#5-#3--
 
Chart RankingsDistrict 9The Day the Earth Stood StillCloverfieldI, RobotBattle: Los AngelesStarship Troopers
All Time Domestic#456#791#780#285#724#1265
All Time Worldwide#537#460-#257#532-
Yearly 2008-#40#39---
Yearly Opening Weekends 2008-#27#17---
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2008-#22#21---
Worldwide Yearly 2008-#25#36---
Opening Weeks#252#449#276#145#344#670
Opening Day Gross--#169#151--
Single Day Gross--#617#455--
Single Day Friday Gross--#189#167--
Opening Weekends#273#380#244#144#296#640
Opening Weekends - Holiday-#74---#130
Opening Weekends - Summer#167--#98--
Top 3-Day Grosses--#231#142--
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#122#101---
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#424#692#697#574#587-
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#895#1344#1354#1160#1180#1032
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1295#1928#1938#1673#1701#1482
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2864#3877#3898#3468#3514#3181
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends--#149#93#178-
Rated R, Opening Weekends#35----#154
Widest Releases#523#216#331#266#324-
Widest Opening Releases#628#203#304#298#300-
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings-#109#166#163#165-
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases-#119#183#151#179-
Widest R Rated Openings#108----#147
Widest R Rated Releases#70----#165
Slowest to $100 million#237--#381--
BOM Users' Grades#24#614#284#297-#563
BOM Users' Grades (2008 Releases)-#146#41---
Yearly (Wide) 2008-#40#39---
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2008-#27#17---
Opening Weeks Adjusted#365#580#374#131#501#449
Opening Weekends Adjusted#370#492#310#128#441#395
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday-#103---#88
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted--#176#89--
Rated R, Opening Weekends Adjusted#66----#71
 
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