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MCU Single Character Intros

A comparison of the single-character introductions in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)


Movie Summary
The Incredible Hulk

Captain America

Ant-Man

Iron Man

Doctor Strange

Thor
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioUniversalParamountBuena VistaParamountBuena VistaParamount
Release DateJune 13, 2008July 22, 2011July 17, 2015May 2, 2008November 4, 2016May 6, 2011
Domestic Gross$134,806,913$176,654,505$180,202,163$318,412,101$232,641,920$181,030,624
Production Budget$150 million$140 million$130 million$140 million$165 million$150 million
Running Time1 hr. 54 min.2 hrs. 5 min.1 hr. 57 min.2 hrs. 6 min.1 hr. 55 min.1 hr. 55 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of intense action violence, some frightening sci-fi images, and brief suggestive contentintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.sci-fi action violencesome intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive contentsci-fi violence and action throughout, and an intense crash sequencesequences of intense sci-fi action and violence.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe Incredible HulkCaptain AmericaAnt-ManIron ManDoctor StrangeThor
Total Gross$134,806,913$176,654,505$180,202,163$318,412,101$232,641,920$181,030,624
Opening Weekend*$55,414,050$65,058,524$57,225,526$98,618,668$85,058,311$65,723,338
Theaters3,5053,7153,8564,1053,8823,955
Average$15,810$17,512$14,841$24,024$21,911$16,618
Opening % of Total41.1%36.8%31.8%31.0%36.6%36.3%
Second Weekend Drop-60.1%-60.7%-56.5%-48.1%-49.5%-47.2%
Widest Release3,5083,7153,8684,1543,8823,963
Close DateSeptember 4, 2008November 10, 2011December 17, 2015October 2, 2008March 16, 2017August 25, 2011
In Releasen/a112 days / 16 weeks154 days / 22 weeksn/a133 days / 19 weeks112 days / 16 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryThe Incredible HulkCaptain AmericaAnt-ManIron ManDoctor StrangeThor
Worldwide Gross$263,427,551$370,569,774$519,311,965$585,174,222$677,718,395$449,326,618
Foreign Gross$128,620,638$193,915,269$339,109,802$266,762,121$445,076,475$268,295,994
Foreign % of Worldwide48.8%52.3%65.3%45.6%65.7%59.7%
Domestic Gross$134,806,913$176,654,505$180,202,163$318,412,101$232,641,920$181,030,624
Domestic % of Worldwide51.2%47.7%34.7%54.4%34.3%40.3%
 
People SummaryThe Incredible HulkCaptain AmericaAnt-ManIron ManDoctor StrangeThor
Actor: Chris Evans-#5n/a---
Actor: Clark Gregg---#2-#4
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.n/a--#5--
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson-n/a-n/a-n/a
Producer: Alan Fine-#9---#8
Producer: Avi Arad#11--#4--
Producer: David Maisel#5#4-#1-#3
Producer: Kevin Feige#21#18#17#9#13#16
Producer: Louis D'Esposito-#10-#5-#9
Producer: Stan Lee#21#18-#8-#16
 
Genres & FranchisesThe Incredible HulkCaptain AmericaAnt-ManIron ManDoctor StrangeThor
Brand: Marvel Comics#31#26#24#11#17#23
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#15#14#13#7#10#12
Genre: 3D-#72#68-#47#67
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#47#40#37#15#24#36
Genre: Fantasy - Live Action----#21#24
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)--#86-#58#85
Genre: Superhero#47#38#36#15#24#35
Genre: Superhero - Origin#21#16#14#5#9#13
Showdown: Avengers Assemble#6#5-#2-#4
Showdown: MCU Single Character Intros#6#5#4#1#2#3
Showdown: Summer 2011 Comic Book Bash-#2---#1
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers-#6-#3--
 
Chart RankingsThe Incredible HulkCaptain AmericaAnt-ManIron ManDoctor StrangeThor
BOM Users' Grades (2011 Releases)-#29---#11
Worldwide Yearly 2011-#17---#15
Yearly (Wide) 2011-#12---#10
Yearly 2011-#12---#10
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2011-#9---#8
Yearly Opening Weekends 2011-#9---#8
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2011-#10---#8
All Time Domestic#392#235#221#54#130#219
All Time Worldwide#480#277#163#133#97#205
Yearly 2008#17--#2--
Yearly Opening Weekends 2008#11--#3--
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2008#8--#2--
Worldwide Openings--#111#53#70-
Worldwide Yearly 2008#21--#8--
Foreign Opening Weekends--#97#53#62-
Opening Weeks#182#119#155#57#76#138
Opening Day Gross#139#103#129#57#67#105
Single Day Gross#477#307#425#112#164#314
Single Day Friday Gross#154#104#139#51#61#106
Single Day Saturday Gross#272#176#241#41#74#155
Single Day Sunday Gross-#157-#49#102#167
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#193#146-#58#79#174
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#171#136-#56#76#153
Summer Starts---#9-#14
Opening Weekends#165#123#152#46#69#119
Opening Weekends - July-#17#25---
Opening Weekends - May---#15-#39
Opening Weekends - Summer#102#73#93#28-#71
Top 10-Day Grosses---#60#75-
Top 3-Day Grosses#159#121#147#47#73#117
Top 4-Day Grosses-#125-#58#81#134
Top 6-Day Grosses-#125-#65#81#141
Top 7-Day Grosses-#130#165#69#81#149
Top 8-Day Grosses---#66#77-
Top 9-Day Grosses---#62#73-
Top 5-Day Grosses-#125#164#64#80#139
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)--#269#197#251#267
Consecutive Weekends At #1--#268#186#248#266
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends---#58-#105
Second Weekends---#39#64#110
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops#496#465----
Third Weekends---#27#162-
Fourth Weekends---#27#101-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#780#793#673#431#484#407
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1450#1466#1288#878#963#830
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2022#2045#1803#1254#1365#1191
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3948#3980#3635#2752#2933#2661
Rated PG-13#195#133#127#33#74#125
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#106#83#100#36#50#80
Widest Releases#348#216#144#43#138#102
Widest Opening Releases#331#198#137#53#128#97
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#183#109#78#39#72#60
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#194#116#81#31#76#61
Fastest to $100 million#213#136#171#45#81#138
Fastest to $150 million-#168#185#61#74#162
Fastest to $200 million---#64#90-
Slowest to $100 million#426#503#468#594#558#501
Slowest to $200 million---#112#86-
BOM Users' Grades#135#239-#10-#91
BOM Users' Grades (2008 Releases)#14--#2--
Yearly (Wide) 2008#16--#2--
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2008#11--#3--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#219#167#241#61#144#213
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#170#143#202#50#98#155
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#307#252-#41#138#225
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July-#29#45---
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May---#19-#46
Opening Weekends Adjusted#194#163#245#49#120#168
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#123#104#159#32-#108
Second Weekends Adjusted---#45#140#197
Rated PG-13 Adjusted-#186#194#41#143#183
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#129#110#152#36#84#114
 
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