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Avengers: Age of Ultron

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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$863,564,415
Foreign Gross$946,397,826$454,497,695$311,500,000$438,209,262$473,751,314
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#2#12#11#17#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#13#23#6
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#2#10#9#13#5
Genre: 3D#8#36-#59#14
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#3#21#18#33#9
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#9#48#33#74#18
Genre: Superhero#3#22#18#33#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#99#61#175#28
All Time Adjusted#93#287#189-#144
All Time Worldwide#7#92#123#114#57
Worldwide Openings#9#78#46#60#33
Foreign Opening Weekends#15#81#62#50#52
Opening Weeks#5#68#32#82#20
Opening Day Gross#3#59#29#75#25
Single Day Gross#3#124#43#180#36
Non-Opening Friday Gross#38---#76
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#30-#102-#39
Single Day Friday Gross#3#52#26#70#22
Single Day Monday Gross#54-#123#100#116
Single Day Saturday Gross#8#52#18#69#11
Single Day Sunday Gross#4#76#33#97#13
Single Day Tuesday Gross#34-#110-#44
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#25-#70#53#66
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#5#61#36#81#23
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#5#59#35#78#22
Summer Starts#2-#7-#6
Opening Weekends#4#53#25#71#17
Opening Weekends - May#2-#7-#6
Opening Weekends - Summer#3-#14-#10
Top 10-Day Grosses#6#73#38#87#19
Top 3-Day Grosses#4#54#25#75#17
Top 4-Day Grosses#4#64#29#74#19
Top 6-Day Grosses#4#75#39#85#24
Top 7-Day Grosses#5#77#40#87#25
Top 8-Day Grosses#5#76#38#88#23
Top 9-Day Grosses#4#75#37#87#19
Top 5-Day Grosses#4#71#33#81#21
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#183#118#209#259#202
Consecutive Weekends At #1#169#103#199#258#191
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#54-#71-#58
Second Weekends#5#79#37#102#14
Third Weekends#12#56#54-#19
Fourth Weekends#20#62#60#187#25
Fifth Weekends#49#184#174-#93
Sixth Weekends#145#179--#146
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#789#702#790#722#671
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1456#1325#1457#1361#1278
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2025#1847#2026#1893#1781
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3953#3699#3954#3759#3594
Rated PG-13#8#58#38#98#19
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#4#42#22#52#16
Widest Releases#23#130#5#172#13
Widest Opening Releases#20#123#4#160#12
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#14#69#3#89#9
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#17#73#3#94#9
Fastest to $100 million#4#65#26#81#20
Fastest to $150 million#4#73#41#102#19
Fastest to $200 million#4#75#39#150#24
Fastest to $250 million#5#87#45-#19
Fastest to $300 million#6-#47-#18
Fastest to $350 million#7---#20
Slowest to $100 million#648#587#626#571#632
Slowest to $200 million#177#106#142#31#157
Opening Weeks Adjusted#8#105#40#132#37
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#52-#143-#80
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#5#66#26#91#28
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#100-#168#159#195
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#13#83#21#107#23
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#5#119#39#150#25
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#59-#152-#89
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#9#156#66-#63
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#133#60#174#57
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#2-#12-#11
Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#71#27#109#26
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#3-#17-#16
Second Weekends Adjusted#14#132#54#188#40
Third Weekends Adjusted#32#145#103-#64
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#75#181#142-#103
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#24#105#62#157#47
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#52#24#79#23
 
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