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'Inception' Vs. 'Gravity' '

Both are big-budget original sci-fi movies from Warner Bros. that wound up earning over $200 million at the U.S. box office.


Movie Summary
Inception

Gravity
GenreSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi Thriller
StudioWarner Bros.Warner Bros.
Release DateJuly 16, 2010October 4, 2013
Domestic Gross$292,576,195$274,092,705
Production Budget$160 million$100 million
Running Time2 hrs. 28 min.1 hr. 31 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of violence and action throughout.intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images and brief strong language.
 

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Domestic SummaryInceptionGravity
Total Gross$292,576,195$274,092,705
Opening Weekend*$62,785,337$55,785,112
Theaters3,7923,575
Average$16,557$15,604
Opening % of Total21.5%20.4%
Second Weekend Drop-32.0%-22.6%
Widest Release3,7923,820
Close DateJanuary 6, 2011May 8, 2014
In Release175 days / 25 weeks217 days / 31 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryInceptionGravity
Worldwide Gross$825,532,764$716,392,705
Foreign Gross$532,956,569$442,300,000
Foreign % of Worldwide64.6%61.7%
Domestic Gross$292,576,195$274,092,705
Domestic % of Worldwide35.4%38.3%
 
Genres & FranchisesInceptionGravity
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#24#29
Showdown: 'Inception' Vs. 'Gravity' '#1#2
 
Chart RankingsInceptionGravity
All Time Domestic#55#68
All Time Worldwide#42#65
Opening Weeks#74#131
Opening Day Gross#106#169
Single Day Gross#345#307
Single Day Friday Gross#113#190
Single Day Saturday Gross#137#121
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#145#164
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#131#147
Opening Weekends#103#129
Ninth Weekends#114#136
Top 10-Day Grosses#67#102
Top 3-Day Grosses#99#124
Top 7-Day Grosses#82#140
Top 9-Day Grosses#67#106
Top 5-Day Grosses#92#141
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#98#104
Consecutive Weekends At #1#85#90
Second Weekends#46#43
Third Weekends#33#22
Fourth Weekends#32#20
Fifth Weekends#40#26
Sixth Weekends#66#50
Seventh Weekends#121#71
Eighth Weekends#72#156
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#105#47
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#229#94
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#366#154
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1169#663
Rated PG-13#37#44
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#70#83
Widest Releases#119#112
Widest Opening Releases#109#211
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#59#111
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#64#59
Fastest to $100 million#82#108
Fastest to $150 million#68#94
Fastest to $200 million#58#75
Fastest to $250 million#48#71
Slowest to $100 million#490#464
Slowest to $200 million#91#74
Best Picture Nomination Effect#185#146
Opening Weeks Adjusted#110#233
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#202#218
Opening Weekends Adjusted#146#235
Second Weekends Adjusted#70#95
Third Weekends Adjusted#74#69
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#85#83
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#145#129
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#181#176
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#62#83
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#102#143
 
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