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2016 Superhero Openers


Movie Summary
Suicide Squad

Batman v Superman

Deadpool

Captain America 3

X-Men: Apocalypse

Doctor Strange
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureActionAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioWarner Bros.Warner Bros.FoxBuena VistaFoxBuena Vista
Release DateAugust 5, 2016March 25, 2016February 12, 2016May 6, 2016May 27, 2016November 4, 2016
Domestic Gross$325,100,054$330,360,194$363,070,709$408,084,349$155,442,489$232,641,920
Production Budget$175 million$250 million$58 million$250 million$178 million$165 million
Running Time2 hrs. 10 min.2 hrs. 31 min.1 hr. 46 min.2 hrs. 27 min.2 hrs. 23 min.1 hr. 55 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13RPG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of violence and action throughout, disturbing behavior, suggestive content and languageintense sequences of violence and action throughout, and some sensualitystrong violence and language throughout, sexual content and graphic nudityextended sequences of violence, action and mayhemsequences of violence, action and destruction, brief strong language and some suggestive imagessci-fi violence and action throughout, and an intense crash sequence
 

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Domestic SummarySuicide SquadBatman v SupermanDeadpoolCaptain America 3X-Men: ApocalypseDoctor Strange
Total Gross$325,100,054$330,360,194$363,070,709$408,084,349$155,442,489$232,641,920
Opening Weekend*$133,682,248$166,007,347$132,434,639$179,139,142$65,769,562$85,058,311
Theaters4,2554,2423,5584,2264,1503,882
Average$31,418$39,134$37,222$42,390$15,848$21,911
Opening % of Total41.1%50.3%36.5%43.9%42.3%36.6%
Second Weekend Drop-67.4%-69.1%-57.4%-59.5%-65.3%-49.5%
Widest Release4,2554,2563,8564,2264,1533,882
Close DateNovember 10, 2016June 16, 2016June 16, 2016September 22, 2016July 28, 2016March 16, 2017
In Release98 days / 14 weeks84 days / 12 weeks126 days / 18 weeks140 days / 20 weeks63 days / 9 weeks133 days / 19 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummarySuicide SquadBatman v SupermanDeadpoolCaptain America 3X-Men: ApocalypseDoctor Strange
Worldwide Gross$745,600,054$873,260,194$783,112,979$1,153,304,495$543,934,787$677,561,661
Foreign Gross$420,500,000$542,900,000$420,042,270$745,220,146$388,492,298$444,919,741
Foreign % of Worldwide56.4%62.2%53.6%64.6%71.4%65.7%
Domestic Gross$325,100,054$330,360,194$363,070,709$408,084,349$155,442,489$232,641,920
Domestic % of Worldwide43.6%37.8%46.4%35.4%28.6%34.3%
 
People SummarySuicide SquadBatman v SupermanDeadpoolCaptain America 3X-Men: ApocalypseDoctor Strange
Actor: Ben Affleckn/a#1----
Composer: Junkie XL-#2#1---
Producer: Charles Roven#3#2----
Producer: Deborah Snyder#2#1----
Producer: Kevin Feige---#4-#12
Producer: Lauren Schuler Donner--#1-#8-
Producer: Simon Kinberg--#1-#6-
 
Genres & FranchisesSuicide SquadBatman v SupermanDeadpoolCaptain America 3X-Men: ApocalypseDoctor Strange
Brand: DC Comics#4#3----
Brand: Marvel Comics--#7#4#27#16
Franchise: DC Extended Universe#2#1----
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe---#4-#9
Franchise: X-Men--#1-#8-
Genre: 3D#23#22-#10#80#46
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#13#12#9#6#42#23
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#27#26#18#13-#57
Genre: Superhero#13#12#9#6#41#23
Genre: Superhero - Origin#4-#2--#9
Showdown: 2016 Superhero Openers#4#3#2#1#6#5
Showdown: 2016 Superhero Showdown#4#3#2#1#6#5
 
Chart RankingsSuicide SquadBatman v SupermanDeadpoolCaptain America 3X-Men: ApocalypseDoctor Strange
All Time Domestic#49#47#35#20#294#129
All Time Adjusted#196#194#155#119--
All Time Worldwide#77#49#66#12#144#94
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days#7#6-#3#18#12
Worldwide Openings#26#4#27#11#71#67
Foreign Opening Weekends#37#5#38#14#47#59
Opening Weeks#23#14#21#9#108#74
Opening Day Gross#19#5#30#8#96#65
Single Day Gross#22#5#49#8#277#159
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#77#46--
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#113-#119#115--
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#21#34#43#22--
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#48#79#71#61--
Single Day Friday Gross#18#5#27#8#97#59
Single Day Monday Gross#54#35#11#51#42-
Single Day Saturday Gross#36#11#25#6#201#71
Single Day Sunday Gross#37#25#9#10#121#99
Single Day Thursday Gross#134-#140#136--
Single Day Tuesday Gross#25#39#48#26--
Single Day Wednesday Gross#83#131#118#106--
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#26#16-#24--
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#26#9#13#6#187#77
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends-#191-#163--
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#25#9#13#6#166#74
Friday Share of Opening Weekends#28#26-#153--
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#24#31-#156#120-
Opening Weekends#22#9#23#5#116#67
Opening Weekends - May---#3#37-
Opening Weekends - Summer#12--#4#69-
Top 10-Day Grosses#28#14#20#7-#72
Top 3-Day Grosses#22#9#23#5#114#71
Top 4-Day Grosses#25#10#22#5#97#79
Top 6-Day Grosses#28#14#26#7#112#79
Top 7-Day Grosses#28#15#26#10#116#79
Top 8-Day Grosses#29#15#25#9#124#75
Top 9-Day Grosses#26#14#20#7#129#70
Top 5-Day Grosses#24#12#22#5#100#78
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#105#206#93#190-#248
Consecutive Weekends At #1#92#197#79#179-#245
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends---#71#11-
Second Weekends#58#36#25#9-#62
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops#159#106-#534#232-
Third Weekends#95#68#27#20-#159
Fourth Weekends#140-#52#71-#99
Fifth Weekends#86-#62#173--
Sixth Weekends#175-#68---
Seventh Weekends#143-#131---
Eighth Weekends#179-#145---
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#866#886#694#757#850#479
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1591#1620#1324#1416#1560#957
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2222#2256#1849#1976#2178#1358
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4266#4319#3694#3882#4190#2922
Rated PG-13#30#28-#13#158#73
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#20#8-#5#77#48
Widest Releases#24#23#145#28#41#135
Widest Opening Releases#20#25#285#28#39#125
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#14#18-#21#29#69
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#17#16-#21#29#73
Fastest to $100 million#20#7#23#5#124#79
Fastest to $150 million#26#9#23#5#202#72
Fastest to $200 million#28#14#25#5-#88
Fastest to $250 million#29#15#26#8--
Fastest to $300 million#36#22#25#7--
Fastest to $350 million--#24#10--
Slowest to $100 million#615#628#612#630#511#556
Slowest to $200 million#145#159#148#168-#85
Opening Weeks Adjusted#35#18#36#13#200#142
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#36#65#78#45--
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#80-#121#115--
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#21#8#35#13#165#96
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#98#71#30#101#90-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#59#19#45#9-#137
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#57#39#16#19--
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#43#73#87#52--
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#131-#179#173--
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#66#25#34#15--
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#60#24#33#14--
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May---#5#52-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#30#14#34#11#204#118
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#18--#10#132-
Second Weekends Adjusted#114#72#52#24-#139
Third Weekends Adjusted-#197#73#68--
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#65#64-#35-#142
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#26#13-#11#132#82
 
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