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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#5---
Producer: Alan Fine#3#7#6#4-
Producer: Kevin Feige#3#14#10#7#16
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#19#13#9#22
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#3#10#8#5#12
Genre: 3D#9#53#31#21#66
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#5#28#18#11#35
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#12#67#44#25#82
Genre: Superhero#5#28#19#11#34
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: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers#1-#5--
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the GalaxyAnt-Man
All Time Domestic#19#166#93#46#217
All Time Adjusted#109--#165-
All Time Worldwide#10#104#83#68#158
Worldwide Openings#12#51#67#72#105
Foreign Opening Weekends#16#42#70#81#91
Opening Weeks#12#73#61#46#151
Opening Day Gross#14#66#51#47#124
Single Day Gross#16#161#108#98#408
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#47--#37-
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#77--#63-
Single Day Friday Gross#14#61#44#42#133
Single Day Monday Gross#79#95-#69-
Single Day Saturday Gross#4#61#45#73#231
Single Day Sunday Gross#7#88#68#53-
Single Day Tuesday Gross#52--#42-
Single Day Wednesday Gross#128--#109-
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#37#50-#32-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#7#73#55#67-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#7#70#53#64#197
Opening Weekends#6#62#46#47#146
Opening Weekends - Summer#5--#30#91
Top 10-Day Grosses#11#78#66#55-
Top 3-Day Grosses#6#66#47#48#141
Top 4-Day Grosses#7#67#57#54-
Top 6-Day Grosses#12#76#68#56-
Top 7-Day Grosses#13#78#70#57#161
Top 8-Day Grosses#13#79#69#59-
Top 9-Day Grosses#10#78#68#57-
Top 5-Day Grosses#10#73#64#58#159
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#188#252#118#46#266
Consecutive Weekends At #1#176#251#103#85#265
Second Weekends#10#94#73#69-
Third Weekends#13-#52#54-
Fourth Weekends#32#178#58#46-
Fifth Weekends#135-#177#11-
Sixth Weekends#171-#173#31-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#713#682#665#632#661
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1356#1309#1277#1225#1273
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1900#1831#1789#1716#1784
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3777#3673#3617#3503#3609
Rated PG-13#12#93#55#27#125
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#6#46#37#38#96
Widest Releases#25#150#109#60#139
Widest Opening Releases#21#138#102#56#132
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#15#78#59#39#75
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#18#82#62#41#78
Fastest to $100 million#8#73#58#55#166
Fastest to $150 million#6#93#66#58#181
Fastest to $200 million#12#141#69#57-
Fastest to $250 million#10-#82#54-
Fastest to $300 million#12--#44-
Slowest to $100 million#621#556#571#574#463
Slowest to $200 million#160#31#103#115-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#13#125#99#66#237
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#78--#55-
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#17#83#60#49#198
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#128#154-#112-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#6#100#78#101-
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#14#142#112#84-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#87--#63-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#13-#151#161-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#12#168#128#135-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#101#65#62#240
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#7--#42#157
Second Weekends Adjusted#15#182#128#102-
Third Weekends Adjusted#38-#141#131-
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#105-#178#130-
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#33#152#102#50#192
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#73#48#46#149
 
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