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Release Summary

Genre Biography Crime Drama Action Adventure Drama Thriller Action Thriller Action Crime Thriller
DistributorUniversal Pictures Warner Bros. Universal Pictures Sony Pictures Releasing
Release DateNov 2, 2007Jan 15, 2010Feb 10, 2012Sep 26, 2014
Domestic Gross $130,164,645$94,835,059$126,373,434$101,530,738
Production Budget$100,000,000$80,000,000$85,000,000$55,000,000
Running Time2 hr 37 min1 hr 58 min1 hr 55 min2 hr 12 min
MPAA RatingRated R for violence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexualityRated R for some brutal violence and languageRated R for strong violence throughout and some languageRated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout, including some sexual references

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $130,164,645$94,835,059$126,373,434$101,530,738
Opening Weekend $43,565,135$32,789,494$40,172,720$34,137,828
Opening % of Total33.5%34.6%31.8%33.6%
Widest Release3,1103,1113,1213,236
Close DateJan 31, 2008May 13, 2010May 17, 2012Jan 11, 2015
In Release426 days / 60 weeks351 days / 50 weeks326 days / 46 weeks462 days / 66 weeks
Weekends at #11011
Weekends in Top 104474

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$269,755,430$157,107,755$208,076,205$192,330,738
Foreign Gross$139,590,785$62,272,696$81,702,771$90,800,000
Foreign % of Worldwide51.7%39.6%39.3%47.2%
Domestic Gross$130,164,645$94,835,059$126,373,434$101,530,738
Domestic % of Worldwide48.3%60.4%60.7%52.8%