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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$389,813,101
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$389,813,101
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%37.6%
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, 2014September 21, 2017
In Release161 days / 23 weeks140 days / 20 weeksn/a161 days / 23 weeks140 days / 20 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$863,756,051
Foreign Gross$946,397,826$454,497,695$311,500,000$438,209,262$473,942,950
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$389,813,101
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--#4-
Actor: Don Cheadle#1-#4--
Actor: Elizabeth Olsen#1n/a---
Actor: Idris Elba#1--#5-
Actor: Paul Bettany#1-n/a--
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#2-#7--
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#3#14#13#18#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#3#17#15#24#7
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#3#12#11#14#6
Genre: 3D#10#39-#63#16
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#4#23#20#35#10
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#11#52#37#78#20
Genre: Superhero#4#24#20#35#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#14#103#65#180#31
All Time Adjusted#95#291#188-#147
All Time Worldwide#7#96#128#119#60
Worldwide Openings#10#81#48#62#35
Foreign Opening Weekends#16#87#68#55#57
Opening Weeks#7#71#34#85#22
Opening Day Gross#4#61#31#77#27
Single Day Gross#4#132#49#189#41
Non-Opening Friday Gross#40---#81
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#34-#109-#43
Single Day Friday Gross#4#54#28#72#24
Single Day Monday Gross#60-#129#106#122
Single Day Saturday Gross#10#55#21#72#13
Single Day Sunday Gross#6#79#36#100#15
Single Day Tuesday Gross#38-#117-#48
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#26-#71#54#67
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#7#64#38#84#25
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#7#61#37#80#24
Summer Starts#2-#7-#6
Opening Weekends#6#55#27#73#19
Opening Weekends - May#2-#7-#6
Opening Weekends - Summer#3-#14-#10
Top 10-Day Grosses#8#76#40#90#21
Top 3-Day Grosses#6#56#27#77#19
Top 4-Day Grosses#6#67#31#77#21
Top 6-Day Grosses#6#78#41#88#26
Top 7-Day Grosses#7#80#42#90#27
Top 8-Day Grosses#7#79#40#91#25
Top 9-Day Grosses#6#78#39#90#21
Top 5-Day Grosses#6#74#35#84#23
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#187#121#212#263#206
Consecutive Weekends At #1#173#106#202#262#195
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#54-#71-#58
Second Weekends#6#82#39#106#16
Third Weekends#14#59#57-#22
Fourth Weekends#23#66#64#192#28
Fifth Weekends#52#189#179-#98
Sixth Weekends#150#186--#151
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#814#723#815#744#691
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1488#1353#1489#1390#1305
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2066#1884#2067#1931#1817
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4016#3756#4017#3817#3649
Rated PG-13#10#62#42#102#22
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#6#44#24#54#18
Widest Releases#23#136#5#179#13
Widest Opening Releases#20#128#4#166#12
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#14#73#3#94#9
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#17#77#3#99#9
Fastest to $100 million#6#68#28#84#22
Fastest to $150 million#6#76#43#106#21
Fastest to $200 million#6#78#41#154#26
Fastest to $250 million#7#91#47-#21
Fastest to $300 million#8-#51-#20
Fastest to $350 million#9---#22
Slowest to $100 million#661#599#639#583#645
Slowest to $200 million#180#108#145#32#160
Opening Weeks Adjusted#10#108#42#135#39
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#56-#150-#84
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#6#68#28#93#30
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#106-#174#165#201
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#15#86#23#110#25
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#6#122#41#153#27
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#63-#159-#93
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#11#159#68-#65
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#10#135#62#176#59
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#2-#12-#11
Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#73#29#110#28
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#3-#17-#16
Second Weekends Adjusted#15#135#56#192#42
Third Weekends Adjusted#34#148#106-#67
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#78#184#145-#106
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#26#109#63#161#50
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#54#26#80#25
 
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