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Marvel Cinematic Universe Thirds

Comparing the third films in the standalone franchises within the Marvel Cinematic Universe


Movie Summary
Iron Man 3

Captain America 3
GenreAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 3, 2013May 6, 2016
Domestic Gross$409,013,994$408,084,349
Production Budget$200 million$250 million
Running Time2 hrs. 9 min.2 hrs. 27 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content.extended sequences of violence, action and mayhem
 

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Domestic SummaryIron Man 3Captain America 3
Total Gross$409,013,994$408,084,349
Opening Weekend*$174,144,585$179,139,142
Theaters4,2534,226
Average$40,946$42,390
Opening % of Total42.6%43.9%
Second Weekend Drop-58.4%-59.5%
Widest Release4,2534,226
Close DateSeptember 12, 2013September 22, 2016
In Release133 days / 19 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 SummaryIron Man 3Captain America 3
Worldwide Gross$1,214,811,252$1,153,304,495
Foreign Gross$805,797,258$745,220,146
Foreign % of Worldwide66.3%64.6%
Domestic Gross$409,013,994$408,084,349
Domestic % of Worldwide33.7%35.4%
 
People SummaryIron Man 3Captain America 3
Actor: Don Cheadle#2#3
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/a#2
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#3#4
Producer: Kevin Feige#3#4
 
Genres & FranchisesIron Man 3Captain America 3
Brand: Marvel Comics#3#4
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#3#4
Genre: 3D#11#12
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#6#7
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#14#15
Genre: Superhero#6#7
Showdown: 'Civil War' Comps#2#3
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe Thirds#1#2
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers#1#2
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 3Captain America 3
All Time Domestic#21#22
All Time Adjusted#110#120
All Time Worldwide#12#14
Worldwide Openings#13#12
Foreign Opening Weekends#18#16
Opening Weeks#13#9
Opening Day Gross#14#8
Single Day Gross#16#8
Non-Opening Friday Gross#45#46
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#53#24
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#80#63
Single Day Friday Gross#14#8
Single Day Monday Gross#84#53
Single Day Saturday Gross#5#6
Single Day Sunday Gross#8#10
Single Day Tuesday Gross#58#28
Single Day Wednesday Gross#132#109
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#40#24
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#8#6
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends#178#167
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#8#6
Summer Starts#4#3
Opening Weekends#7#5
Opening Weekends - May#4#3
Opening Weekends - Summer#5#4
Top 10-Day Grosses#12#8
Top 3-Day Grosses#7#5
Top 4-Day Grosses#8#5
Top 6-Day Grosses#13#7
Top 7-Day Grosses#14#10
Top 8-Day Grosses#14#9
Top 9-Day Grosses#11#8
Top 5-Day Grosses#11#5
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#191#193
Consecutive Weekends At #1#179#182
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#63#74
Second Weekends#11#10
Third Weekends#15#23
Fourth Weekends#35#74
Fifth Weekends#141#179
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#744#785
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1395#1450
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1947#2016
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3840#3938
Rated PG-13#13#14
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#6#5
Widest Releases#31#34
Widest Opening Releases#27#34
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#19#25
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#22#25
Fastest to $100 million#8#5
Fastest to $150 million#7#5
Fastest to $200 million#13#5
Fastest to $250 million#11#8
Fastest to $300 million#13#8
Fastest to $350 million#12#11
Fastest to $400 million#15#13
Slowest to $100 million#643#646
Slowest to $200 million#167#175
Opening Weeks Adjusted#14#13
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#83#47
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#17#13
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#132#103
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#6#9
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#15#19
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#92#54
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#13#15
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#12#14
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#4#5
Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#11
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#7#10
Second Weekends Adjusted#16#25
Third Weekends Adjusted#40#71
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#33#35
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#11
 
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