Screenit: Music (Scary/Tense) - Average Adjusted* Box Office
(with number of films per category)

(*adjusted for inflation to December 2013 dollars before calculating averages)

All films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None38,391,514
(339)
5,012,895
(160)
31,078,667
(304)
73,541,328
(304)
31,275,255
(254)
15,455,931
(254)
21,422,685
(235)
5.55
(235)
54%
Minor41,296,792
(171)
5,159,970
(85)
31,374,830
(155)
76,854,371
(155)
33,769,632
(132)
15,237,929
(132)
16,275,328
(126)
3.69
(126)
46%
Mild46,643,401
(146)
4,919,262
(84)
45,773,342
(132)
97,233,191
(132)
45,743,858
(116)
8,344,120
(116)
7,097,898
(109)
2.98
(109)
42%
Moderate58,835,927
(148)
6,329,852
(93)
68,494,963
(140)
127,493,878
(140)
58,037,286
(124)
9,015,068
(124)
21,886,315
(120)
2.58
(120)
38%
Heavy75,410,017
(133)
8,223,896
(94)
90,428,883
(127)
169,366,688
(127)
73,968,004
(122)
5,938,891
(122)
25,424,049
(119)
3.29
(119)
44%
Extreme81,317,826
(224)
9,838,469
(162)
103,262,480
(220)
186,041,772
(220)
64,480,056
(216)
18,154,205
(216)
57,368,573
(214)
3.61
(214)
56%

Fiction films, animated and live

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None40,094,130
(315)
5,086,151
(156)
32,372,152
(286)
76,268,861
(286)
32,000,577
(247)
14,919,261
(247)
20,527,444
(229)
4.09
(229)
54%
Minor41,989,563
(165)
5,253,108
(83)
31,980,565
(150)
78,091,195
(150)
34,203,076
(130)
14,737,438
(130)
15,339,438
(124)
3.51
(124)
45%
Mild46,965,143
(143)
4,945,909
(83)
46,381,183
(129)
98,309,703
(129)
46,061,297
(115)
7,719,407
(115)
5,972,543
(108)
2.86
(108)
42%
Moderate59,235,132
(147)
6,329,852
(93)
68,828,586
(139)
128,250,855
(139)
58,462,191
(123)
9,134,062
(123)
21,980,099
(119)
2.57
(119)
38%
Heavy75,410,017
(133)
8,223,896
(94)
90,428,883
(127)
169,366,688
(127)
73,968,004
(122)
5,938,891
(122)
25,424,049
(119)
3.29
(119)
44%
Extreme81,317,826
(224)
9,838,469
(162)
103,262,480
(220)
186,041,772
(220)
64,480,056
(216)
18,154,205
(216)
57,368,573
(214)
3.61
(214)
56%

Animated fiction films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None29,329,935
(1)
62,725
(1)
306,564
(1)
29,636,498
(1)

(0)

(0)

(0)

(0)
Minor271,078,560
(1)

(0)
241,999,925
(1)
513,078,485
(1)
133,272,000
(1)
137,806,560
(1)
246,534,485
(1)
3.85
(1)
100%
Mild109,620,540
(11)
13,554,876
(7)
146,478,946
(11)
256,099,486
(11)
78,042,960
(9)
30,492,758
(9)
58,398,980
(9)
7.33
(9)
56%
Moderate87,529,614
(17)
13,875,514
(12)
96,019,941
(16)
188,537,681
(16)
61,703,385
(13)
48,561,677
(13)
105,422,670
(12)
3.57
(12)
58%
Heavy109,383,017
(22)
14,038,420
(15)
146,862,469
(22)
256,245,485
(22)
64,960,805
(19)
51,349,450
(19)
144,611,352
(19)
4.08
(19)
63%
Extreme80,370,277
(8)
8,164,722
(5)
97,493,224
(8)
177,863,500
(8)
107,250,500
(7)
-30,174,122
(7)
-54,583,018
(7)
1.92
(7)
43%

Live action fiction films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None40,128,411
(314)
5,118,560
(155)
32,484,663
(285)
76,432,484
(285)
32,000,577
(247)
14,919,261
(247)
20,527,444
(229)
4.09
(229)
54%
Minor40,592,679
(164)
5,253,108
(83)
30,571,039
(149)
75,171,817
(149)
33,435,100
(129)
13,783,413
(129)
13,459,803
(123)
3.50
(123)
45%
Mild41,743,860
(132)
4,152,978
(76)
37,050,036
(118)
83,600,486
(118)
43,345,873
(106)
5,785,820
(106)
1,206,503
(99)
2.46
(99)
40%
Moderate55,535,084
(130)
5,211,976
(81)
65,291,499
(123)
120,408,666
(123)
58,079,141
(110)
4,474,435
(110)
12,622,054
(107)
2.45
(107)
36%
Heavy68,676,630
(111)
7,119,872
(79)
78,604,703
(105)
151,163,511
(105)
75,629,527
(103)
-2,437,815
(103)
2,778,461
(100)
3.14
(100)
40%
Extreme81,352,921
(216)
9,891,773
(157)
103,480,188
(212)
186,350,386
(212)
63,047,553
(209)
19,772,858
(209)
61,154,376
(207)
3.67
(207)
57%

Documentaries and other nonfiction films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None16,044,679
(24)
2,155,925
(4)
10,526,638
(18)
30,203,859
(18)
5,681,727
(7)
34,392,696
(7)
55,591,032
(6)
61.24
(6)
67%
Minor22,245,581
(6)
1,294,746
(2)
13,202,781
(5)
39,749,662
(5)
5,595,750
(2)
47,769,879
(2)
74,300,527
(2)
15.20
(2)
100%
Mild31,307,006
(3)
2,707,532
(1)
19,636,147
(3)
50,943,154
(3)
9,238,400
(1)
80,186,105
(1)
128,636,282
(1)
15.92
(1)
100%
Moderate152,735
(1)

(0)
22,121,349
(1)
22,274,084
(1)
5,774,000
(1)
-5,621,265
(1)
10,726,084
(1)
3.86
(1)
100%

Cerridwen & Simonton (2009) data, not adjusted for inflation

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None33,144,243
(255)
4,050,252
(156)
38,629,142
(52)
87,432,338
(36)
26,452,120
(184)
12,515,345
(184)
24,288,041
(30)
8.02
(30)
70%
Minor33,737,427
(137)
4,074,157
(84)
42,278,776
(31)
113,353,245
(22)
26,843,069
(101)
13,890,900
(101)
48,238,180
(20)
3.00
(20)
50%
Mild39,691,800
(116)
4,014,278
(82)
73,218,926
(27)
146,863,828
(20)
38,685,543
(92)
7,406,082
(92)
37,556,077
(19)
2.64
(19)
42%
Moderate48,464,546
(118)
5,010,196
(93)
66,675,415
(41)
110,914,995
(23)
48,044,444
(99)
7,307,067
(99)
-4,041,527
(23)
2.13
(23)
35%
Heavy65,281,120
(108)
6,518,412
(94)
100,320,131
(51)
224,901,685
(36)
62,405,354
(99)
7,964,296
(99)
64,346,130
(36)
2.66
(36)
53%
Extreme69,226,675
(180)
7,815,213
(162)
94,073,659
(98)
192,019,333
(83)
52,631,761
(172)
18,140,270
(172)
83,058,563
(81)
5.03
(81)
69%