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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Captain America 2

Iron Man 2

Thor: The Dark World

Guardians of the Galaxy 2
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaBuena VistaParamountBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 1, 2015April 4, 2014May 7, 2010November 8, 2013May 5, 2017
Domestic Gross$459,005,868$259,766,572$312,433,331$206,362,140$388,909,520
Production Budget$250 million$170 million$200 million$170 million$200 million
Running Time2 hrs. 21 min.2 hrs. 16 min.2 hrs. 5 min.2 hrs.2 hrs. 17 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive moments.intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout.sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language. sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content
 

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Domestic SummaryAvengers: Age of UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2
Total Gross$459,005,868$259,766,572$312,433,331$206,362,140$388,909,520
Opening Weekend*$191,271,109$95,023,721$128,122,480$85,737,841$146,510,104
Theaters4,2763,9384,3803,8414,347
Average$44,731$24,130$29,252$22,322$33,704
Opening % of Total41.7%36.6%41.0%41.5%37.7%
Second Weekend Drop-59.4%-56.6%-59.4%-57.3%-55.5%
Widest Release4,2763,9384,3903,8414,347
Close DateOctober 8, 2015August 21, 2014August 19, 2010April 17, 2014n/a
In Release161 days / 23 weeks140 days / 20 weeksn/a161 days / 23 weeks102 days / 15 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryAvengers: Age of UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2
Worldwide Gross$1,405,403,694$714,264,267$623,933,331$644,571,402$861,990,630
Foreign Gross$946,397,826$454,497,695$311,500,000$438,209,262$473,081,110
Foreign % of Worldwide67.3%63.6%49.9%68.0%54.9%
Domestic Gross$459,005,868$259,766,572$312,433,331$206,362,140$388,909,520
Domestic % of Worldwide32.7%36.4%50.1%32.0%45.1%
 
People SummaryAvengers: Age of UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2
Actor: Anthony Mackie#1#3---
Actor: Chris Evans#2#4-n/a-
Actor: Chris Hemsworth#2--#3-
Actor: Don Cheadle#1-#4--
Actor: Elizabeth Olsen#1n/a---
Actor: Idris Elba#1--#4-
Actor: Paul Bettany#1-n/a--
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#2-#6--
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#2#6#4--
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#2#7#5--
Actor: Stellan Skarsgard#2--#5-
Composer: Brian Tyler#1--#6-
Producer: Alan Fine#2#6#5#7-
Producer: Jon Favreau#2-#5--
Producer: Kevin Feige#2#12#10#16#5
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#2#7#6#8-
Producer: Stan Lee#2#11#9#15-
Producer: Victoria Alonso#2#5---
Writer: Christopher Markus-#3-#4-
Writer: Stephen McFeely-#3-#4-
 
Genres & FranchisesAvengers: Age of UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2
Brand: Marvel Comics#2#15#12#22#6
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#2#10#8#12#5
Genre: 3D#8#35-#57#14
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#3#21#17#32#9
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#9#48#32#73#18
Genre: Superhero#3#22#17#32#9
Showdown: 'Civil War' Comps#1#4---
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2-#3-#4-
Showdown: Marvel First Sequels#1#4#3#5#2
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers-#5#4--
 
Chart RankingsAvengers: Age of UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2
All Time Domestic#12#97#59#173#28
All Time Adjusted#93-#189-#144
All Time Worldwide#7#89#121#112#55
Worldwide Openings#9#75#44#58#32
Foreign Opening Weekends#15#79#60#49#50
Opening Weeks#5#66#32#80#20
Opening Day Gross#3#56#29#72#25
Single Day Gross#3#119#43#174#36
Non-Opening Friday Gross#38---#74
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#30-#100-#39
Single Day Friday Gross#3#49#26#67#22
Single Day Monday Gross#54-#123#100#116
Single Day Saturday Gross#8#50#18#66#11
Single Day Sunday Gross#4#74#32#94#13
Single Day Tuesday Gross#34-#108-#44
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#25-#70#53#66
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#5#59#34#78#23
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#5#57#33#75#22
Summer Starts#2-#7-#6
Opening Weekends#4#51#25#68#17
Opening Weekends - May#2-#7-#6
Opening Weekends - Summer#3-#14-#10
Top 10-Day Grosses#6#71#36#85#19
Top 3-Day Grosses#4#52#25#72#17
Top 4-Day Grosses#4#62#29#72#19
Top 6-Day Grosses#4#73#39#83#24
Top 7-Day Grosses#5#75#40#85#25
Top 8-Day Grosses#5#74#37#86#23
Top 9-Day Grosses#4#73#35#85#19
Top 5-Day Grosses#4#69#33#79#21
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#182#118#208#256#201
Consecutive Weekends At #1#168#103#198#255#190
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#54-#71-#58
Second Weekends#5#77#35#100#14
Third Weekends#12#55#53-#19
Fourth Weekends#20#61#59#186#25
Fifth Weekends#49#183#173-#92
Sixth Weekends#145#178--#146
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#773#689#774#707#658
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1434#1306#1435#1340#1260
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1999#1825#2000#1869#1761
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3913#3663#3914#3721#3562
Rated PG-13#8#58#37#97#19
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#4#41#22#50#16
Widest Releases#23#124#5#166#13
Widest Opening Releases#20#116#4#153#12
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#14#67#3#87#9
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#17#71#3#92#9
Fastest to $100 million#4#63#26#79#20
Fastest to $150 million#4#71#41#100#19
Fastest to $200 million#4#73#37#148#24
Fastest to $250 million#5#86#44-#19
Fastest to $300 million#6-#46-#18
Fastest to $350 million#7---#20
Slowest to $100 million#644#585#622#569#628
Slowest to $200 million#175#106#142#31#155
Opening Weeks Adjusted#8#103#40#130#37
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#52-#141-#80
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#5#64#26#88#28
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#100-#168#159#195
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#13#81#21#105#23
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#5#117#39#148#25
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#59-#150-#89
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#9#154#66-#63
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#131#60#172#57
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#2-#12-#11
Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#69#27#106#26
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#3-#17-#16
Second Weekends Adjusted#14#130#53#186#40
Third Weekends Adjusted#32#144#103-#64
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#75#181#142-#103
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#24#105#62#156#47
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#51#24#77#23
 
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