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Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2


Movie Summary
Iron Man 3

Thor: The Dark World

Captain America 2

Guardians of the Galaxy

Ant-Man
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 3, 2013November 8, 2013April 4, 2014August 1, 2014July 17, 2015
Domestic Gross$409,013,994$206,362,140$259,766,572$333,176,600$180,202,163
Production Budget$200 million$170 million$170 million$170 million$130 million
Running Time2 hrs. 9 min.2 hrs.2 hrs. 16 min.2 hrs. 1 min.1 hr. 57 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content.intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.sci-fi action violence
 

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Domestic SummaryIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the GalaxyAnt-Man
Total Gross$409,013,994$206,362,140$259,766,572$333,176,600$180,202,163
Opening Weekend*$174,144,585$85,737,841$95,023,721$94,320,883$57,225,526
Theaters4,2533,8413,9384,0803,856
Average$40,946$22,322$24,130$23,118$14,841
Opening % of Total42.6%41.5%36.6%28.3%31.8%
Second Weekend Drop-58.4%-57.3%-56.6%-55.3%-56.5%
Widest Release4,2533,8413,9384,0883,868
Close DateSeptember 12, 2013April 17, 2014August 21, 2014January 22, 2015December 17, 2015
In Release133 days / 19 weeks161 days / 23 weeks140 days / 20 weeks175 days / 25 weeks154 days / 22 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 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the GalaxyAnt-Man
Worldwide Gross$1,214,811,252$644,571,402$714,264,267$773,328,629$519,311,965
Foreign Gross$805,797,258$438,209,262$454,497,695$440,152,029$339,109,802
Foreign % of Worldwide66.3%68.0%63.6%56.9%65.3%
Domestic Gross$409,013,994$206,362,140$259,766,572$333,176,600$180,202,163
Domestic % of Worldwide33.7%32.0%36.4%43.1%34.7%
 
People SummaryIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the GalaxyAnt-Man
Actor: Anthony Mackie--#3-n/a
Actor: Chris Evans-n/a#4-n/a
Composer: Brian Tyler#2#6---
Producer: Alan Fine#3#7#6#4-
Producer: Kevin Feige#3#15#11#8#17
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#3#8#7#4-
Producer: Stan Lee#3#15#11#7-
Producer: Victoria Alonso#3-#5#4-
Writer: Christopher Markus-#4#3--
Writer: Stephen McFeely-#4#3--
 
Genres & FranchisesIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the GalaxyAnt-Man
Brand: Marvel Comics#3#21#14#10#24
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#3#11#9#6#13
Genre: 3D#10#55#33#23#68
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#5#30#19#12#37
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#13#71#46#27#86
Genre: Superhero#5#30#20#12#36
Genre: Superhero - Origin---#3#14
Showdown: 'Civil War' Comps#2-#4--
Showdown: 2014 Superhero Showdown--#2#1-
Showdown: Biggest 2014 Openers--#3#2-
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2#1#4#3#2#5
Showdown: Marvel First Sequels-#5#4--
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers#1-#5--
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the GalaxyAnt-Man
All Time Domestic#20#170#95#48#221
All Time Adjusted#110--#166-
All Time Worldwide#12#107#86#71#163
Worldwide Openings#13#56#72#77#111
Foreign Opening Weekends#18#46#76#87#97
Opening Weeks#13#77#64#48#155
Opening Day Gross#14#70#54#50#129
Single Day Gross#16#170#116#106#425
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#49--#39-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#78--#64-
Single Day Friday Gross#14#65#47#45#139
Single Day Monday Gross#81#97-#71-
Single Day Saturday Gross#5#64#48#78#241
Single Day Sunday Gross#8#92#72#56-
Single Day Tuesday Gross#54--#44-
Single Day Wednesday Gross#129--#110-
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#38#51-#33-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#8#76#57#69-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#8#73#55#66-
Opening Weekends#7#66#49#50#152
Opening Weekends - Summer#5--#31#93
Top 10-Day Grosses#12#82#69#57-
Top 3-Day Grosses#7#70#50#51#147
Top 4-Day Grosses#8#70#60#57-
Top 6-Day Grosses#13#80#71#58-
Top 7-Day Grosses#14#82#73#59#165
Top 8-Day Grosses#14#83#72#61-
Top 9-Day Grosses#11#82#71#59-
Top 5-Day Grosses#11#77#67#60#164
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#190#255#118#46#269
Consecutive Weekends At #1#178#254#103#85#268
Second Weekends#11#98#75#71-
Third Weekends#14-#54#56-
Fourth Weekends#34#183#60#48-
Fifth Weekends#138-#180#11-
Sixth Weekends#173-#175#31-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#726#695#677#641#673
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1372#1325#1292#1237#1288
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1920#1851#1808#1732#1803
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3805#3700#3643#3526#3635
Rated PG-13#12#95#56#28#127
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#6#48#39#40#100
Widest Releases#28#156#114#64#144
Widest Opening Releases#24#144#107#60#137
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#18#82#62#42#78
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#21#86#65#44#81
Fastest to $100 million#8#77#61#58#171
Fastest to $150 million#7#97#69#60#185
Fastest to $200 million#13#145#71#59-
Fastest to $250 million#11-#84#56-
Fastest to $300 million#13--#46-
Slowest to $100 million#631#562#578#581#468
Slowest to $200 million#163#31#105#117-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#14#128#102#68#241
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#80--#56-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#17#86#63#52#202
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#130#156-#114-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#6#103#81#104-
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#15#146#115#87-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#89--#64-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#13-#153#163-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#12#170#130#137-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#104#67#64#245
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#7--#43#159
Second Weekends Adjusted#16#184#129#104-
Third Weekends Adjusted#39-#143#133-
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#107-#180#132-
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#33#154#103#50#194
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#75#49#47#152
 
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