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Marvel First Sequels


Movie Summary
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$338,468,927
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$338,468,927
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%43.3%
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 weeks25 days / 4 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$788,568,927
Foreign Gross$946,397,826$454,497,695$311,500,000$438,209,262$450,100,000
Foreign % of Worldwide67.3%63.6%49.9%68.0%57.1%
Domestic Gross$459,005,868$259,766,572$312,433,331$206,362,140$338,468,927
Domestic % of Worldwide32.7%36.4%50.1%32.0%42.9%
 
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#11#10#15#6
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#14#12#21#8
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#2#9#8#11#5
Genre: 3D#8#33-#55#20
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#3#19#16#30#10
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#9#46#31#71#24
Genre: Superhero#3#20#16#30#10
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#95#58#170#43
All Time Adjusted#93-#187-#195
All Time Worldwide#7#86#116#107#66
Worldwide Openings#9#72#42#56#31
Foreign Opening Weekends#15#76#57#46#47
Opening Weeks#5#64#31#77#20
Opening Day Gross#3#54#29#70#25
Single Day Gross#3#116#43#170#36
Non-Opening Friday Gross#38---#74
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#28-#96-#36
Single Day Friday Gross#3#47#26#65#22
Single Day Monday Gross#53-#120#97#113
Single Day Saturday Gross#8#48#18#64#11
Single Day Sunday Gross#4#72#32#92#13
Single Day Tuesday Gross#32-#104-#41
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#25-#68#51#64
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#5#57#34#76#23
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#5#55#33#73#22
Summer Starts#2-#7-#6
Opening Weekends#4#49#25#66#17
Opening Weekends - May#2-#7-#6
Opening Weekends - Summer#3-#14-#10
Top 10-Day Grosses#6#69#36#82#19
Top 3-Day Grosses#4#50#25#70#17
Top 4-Day Grosses#4#60#29#70#19
Top 6-Day Grosses#4#71#38#80#24
Top 7-Day Grosses#5#73#39#82#25
Top 8-Day Grosses#5#72#36#83#23
Top 9-Day Grosses#4#71#35#82#19
Top 5-Day Grosses#4#67#33#77#21
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#182#118#206#255#208
Consecutive Weekends At #1#168#103#196#254#199
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#54-#71-#62
Second Weekends#5#75#34#98#14
Third Weekends#11#54#52-#18
Fourth Weekends#19#60#58#183#26
Fifth Weekends#48#180#170--
Sixth Weekends#144#175---
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#760#677#761#695#646
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1418#1292#1419#1325#1246
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1980#1808#1981#1851#1744
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3891#3643#3892#3700#3542
Rated PG-13#8#56#36#95#25
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#4#39#22#48#16
Widest Releases#21#114#4#156#11
Widest Opening Releases#18#107#3#144#10
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#13#62#3#82#8
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#16#65#3#86#8
Fastest to $100 million#4#61#26#77#20
Fastest to $150 million#4#69#40#97#19
Fastest to $200 million#4#71#37#145#24
Fastest to $250 million#5#84#42-#19
Fastest to $300 million#6-#44-#18
Slowest to $100 million#635#578#613#562#619
Slowest to $200 million#172#105#139#31#152
Opening Weeks Adjusted#8#102#40#128#37
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#50-#138-#74
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#5#63#26#86#27
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#99-#165#156#184
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#13#81#21#103#22
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#5#115#39#146#24
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#57-#147-#83
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#9#153#66-#59
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#130#60#170#55
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#2-#12-#11
Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#67#27#104#26
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#3-#17-#16
Second Weekends Adjusted#14#129#53#184#40
Third Weekends Adjusted#31#143#102-#60
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#74#180#141-#102
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#24#103#60#154#64
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#49#24#75#23
 
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