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Movie Summary
Spider-Man

Iron Man

Man of Steel

Guardians of the Galaxy
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioSony / ColumbiaParamountWarner Bros.Buena Vista
Release DateMay 3, 2002May 2, 2008June 14, 2013August 1, 2014
Domestic Gross$403,706,375$318,412,101$291,045,518$333,176,600
Production Budget$139 million$140 million$225 million$170 million
Running Time2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 6 min.2 hrs. 23 min.2 hrs. 1 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonstylized violence and actionsome intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive contentintense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.
 

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Domestic SummarySpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Total Gross$403,706,375$318,412,101$291,045,518$333,176,600
Opening Weekend*$114,844,116$98,618,668$116,619,362$94,320,883
Theaters3,6154,1054,2074,080
Average$31,769$24,024$27,720$23,118
Opening % of Total28.4%31.0%40.1%28.3%
Second Weekend Drop-37.8%-48.1%-64.6%-55.3%
Widest Release3,8764,1544,2074,088
Close DateAugust 18, 2002October 2, 2008September 19, 2013January 22, 2015
In Release108 days / 15 weeksn/a98 days / 14 weeks175 days / 25 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummarySpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Worldwide Gross$821,708,551$585,174,222$668,045,518$773,328,629
Foreign Gross$418,002,176$266,762,121$377,000,000$440,152,029
Foreign % of Worldwide50.9%45.6%56.4%56.9%
Domestic Gross$403,706,375$318,412,101$291,045,518$333,176,600
Domestic % of Worldwide49.1%54.4%43.6%43.1%
 
People SummarySpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Producer: Avi Arad#1#4--
Producer: Kevin Feige-#8-#7
Producer: Louis D'Esposito-#5-#4
Producer: Stan Lee#4#8-#7
 
Genres & FranchisesSpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#5#10-#9
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe-#6-#5
Genre: 3D--#28#22
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#7#14#17#11
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)--#40#26
Genre: Superhero#7#14#17#11
Genre: Superhero - Origin#1#5#6#3
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#2#4--
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#4#6--
Showdown: Superhero Origin Showdown#1#3#4#2
 
Chart RankingsSpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
All Time Domestic#23#53#76#47
All Time Adjusted#38#136-#166
All Time Worldwide#59#133#100#70
Worldwide Openings#102#52#50#76
Foreign Opening Weekends-#52#76#86
Opening Weeks#34#57#32#48
Opening Day Gross#44#57#37#50
Single Day Gross#67#112#66#106
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#61-#46#39
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#76-#60#64
Single Day Friday Gross#39#51#33#45
Single Day Monday Gross#82-#61#70
Single Day Saturday Gross#24#41#47#78
Single Day Sunday Gross#31#49#16#56
Single Day Tuesday Gross#68-#51#44
Single Day Wednesday Gross#126-#105#110
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#40-#28#33
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#25#58#36#69
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#24#56#35#66
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#177#167
Summer Starts#8#9--
Opening Weekends#32#46#29#50
Opening Weekends - May#9#15--
Opening Weekends - Summer#18#28#16#31
Ninth Weekends#96#174-#69
Tenth Weekends#118--#61
Top 10-Day Grosses#29#60#45#57
Top 3-Day Grosses#35#47#32#51
Top 4-Day Grosses#40#58#36#57
Top 6-Day Grosses#43#65#40#58
Top 7-Day Grosses#44#69#40#59
Top 8-Day Grosses#38#66#40#61
Top 9-Day Grosses#33#62#43#59
Top 5-Day Grosses#43#64#39#60
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#174#197-#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#160#186-#85
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#43#58--
Second Weekends#13#39#74#71
Third Weekends#7#27#100#56
Fourth Weekends#6#27#169#47
Fifth Weekends#18#25-#11
Sixth Weekends#33#89-#31
Seventh Weekends#33#92-#26
Eighth Weekends#77#101-#49
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#203#430#857#640
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#421#876#1561#1235
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#628#1252#2176#1730
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1698#2750#4185#3524
Rated PG-13#15#32#49#27
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#26#36#25#40
Widest Releases#138#42#33#63
Widest Opening Releases#253#52#32#59
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#134#38#24#41
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#76#30#24#43
Fastest to $100 million#36#45#25#58
Fastest to $150 million#44#61#31#60
Fastest to $200 million#34#64#38#59
Fastest to $250 million#28#55#46#56
Fastest to $300 million#26#50-#46
Slowest to $100 million#603#594#614#581
Slowest to $200 million#142#112#138#117
BOM Users' Grades#120#10--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#11#61#51#68
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#33-#72#56
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#48-#107#104
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#24#50#37#52
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#57-#104#113
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#4#41#67#104
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#9#54#26#87
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#108-#87-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#40-#81#64
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#92-#164#160
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#6#96#102#163
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#6#83#89#137
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#6#19--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#13#49#47#64
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#11#32#30#43
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#137--#171
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#148--#163
Second Weekends Adjusted#4#45#134#104
Third Weekends Adjusted#3#33-#133
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#5#44-#131
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#31#76-#57
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#42#178-#109
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#61#198-#103
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#107--#158
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#9#41#81#50
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#12#36#35#47
 
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