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Movie Comparison: Spotlight (2015) vs. The Big Short (2015)

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  SpotlightThe Big Short
Domestic Release Date Nov 6, 2015Dec 11, 2015
Production Budget $20,000,000$28,000,000
Opening Weekend Theaters 58
Maximum Theaters 1,2272,529
Theatrical Engagements 14,08113,031
Domestic Opening Weekend $295,009$705,527
Domestic Box Office $45,055,776$70,259,870
Inflation Adjusted
Domestic Box Office
International Box Office $47,161,953$62,902,882
Worldwide Box Office $92,217,729$133,162,752

Note: A theatrical engagement is defined as the movie playing in a single theater for one week. So, for example, a film that plays in 3,000 theaters in its first week and 2,000 theaters in its second week will have had 5,000 theatrical engagements.