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The Avengers

The Dark Knight

Spider-Man

The Dark Knight Rises

Avengers: Age of Ultron
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction ThrillerAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaWarner Bros.Sony / ColumbiaWarner Bros.Buena Vista
Release DateMay 4, 2012July 18, 2008May 3, 2002July 20, 2012May 1, 2015
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$459,005,868
Production Budget$220 million$185 million$139 million$250 million$250 million
Running Time2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 30 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 45 min.2 hrs. 21 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.intense sequences of violence and some menacestylized violence and actionintense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive moments.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Total Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$459,005,868
Opening Weekend*$207,438,708$158,411,483$114,844,116$160,887,295$191,271,109
Theaters4,3494,3663,6154,4044,276
Average$47,698$36,283$31,769$36,532$44,731
Opening % of Total33.3%29.7%28.4%35.9%41.7%
Second Weekend Drop-50.3%-52.5%-37.8%-61.4%-59.4%
Widest Release4,3494,3663,8764,4044,276
Close DateOctober 4, 2012March 5, 2009August 18, 2002December 13, 2012October 8, 2015
In Release154 days / 22 weeks231 days / 33 weeks108 days / 15 weeks147 days / 21 weeks161 days / 23 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 AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Worldwide Gross$1,518,812,988$1,003,045,358$821,708,551$1,084,939,099$1,405,403,694
Foreign Gross$895,455,078$469,700,000$418,002,176$636,800,000$946,397,826
Foreign % of Worldwide59.0%46.8%50.9%58.7%67.3%
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$459,005,868
Domestic % of Worldwide41.0%53.2%49.1%41.3%32.7%
 
People SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Actor: Chris Evans#2---#3
Actor: Chris Hemsworth#2---#3
Actor: Christian Bale-#1-#2-
Actor: Cillian Murphy-n/a-n/a-
Actor: Gary Oldman-#1-#2-
Actor: Jeremy Renner#1---#2
Actor: Mark Ruffalo#2---#3
Actor: Michael Caine-#1-#2-
Actor: Morgan Freeman-#1-#2-
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/a---#2
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#2---#3
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#1---#3
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#2---#3
Actor: Stellan Skarsgard#1---#2
Cinematographer: Wally Pfister-#1-#2-
Composer: Danny Elfman--#2-#1
Composer: Hans Zimmer-#1-#2-
Director: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2-
Director: Joss Whedon#1---#2
Producer: Alan Fine#1---#2
Producer: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2-
Producer: Emma Thomas-#1-#2-
Producer: Jon Favreau#1---#2
Producer: Kevin Feige#3---#4
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#1---#2
Producer: Stan Lee#1-#4-#2
Producer: Thomas Tull-#2-#3-
Producer: Victoria Alonso#1---#2
Writer: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2-
Writer: David S. Goyer-#1-#2-
Writer: Joss Whedon#1---#2
 
Genres & FranchisesThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Brand: DC Comics-#1-#2-
Brand: Legendary Pictures-#2-#3-
Brand: Marvel Comics#3-#7-#4
Franchise: Avengers#2---#3
Franchise: Batman-#1-#2-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#3---#4
Franchise: The Dark Knight Trilogy-#1-#2-
Genre: 3D#6---#12
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#3#4#10#6#5
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#6#9-#14#13
Genre: Superhero#3#5#11#7#6
Showdown: 'Avengers' Vs. 'Iron Man 3'#1---#2
Showdown: All Time Grossers#4#6---
Showdown: All Time Openers-#3-#4-
Showdown: Avengers Showdown#2---#3
Showdown: Batman Battle-#1-#2-
Showdown: Biggest 2D-Only Openers-#1-#2-
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#1#2#5#4#3
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#1-#2--
Showdown: MCU Top Openers#3---#4
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#1-#4-#2
Showdown: Superhero Smackdown---#2#1
 
Chart RankingsThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Worldwide Yearly 2012#1--#3-
Yearly (Wide) 2012#1--#2-
Yearly 2012#1--#2-
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2012#1--#2-
Yearly Opening Weekends 2012#1--#2-
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2012#1--#2-
All Time Domestic#7#10#29#17#16
All Time Adjusted#29#32#40#71#97
All Time Worldwide#6#35#71#23#8
Worldwide Openings#10#64#121#40#11
Foreign Opening Weekends#22#154-#74#17
Opening Weeks#6#8#43#12#9
Opening Day Gross#8#22#53#10#5
Single Day Gross#9#27#89#11#5
Non-Opening Friday Gross#14#28#46#69#42
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#42#21-#36#111
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#16#9#82#15#38
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#28#10#90#26#66
Single Day Friday Gross#8#21#48#10#5
Single Day Monday Gross#24#11#97#22#64
Single Day Saturday Gross#3#19#33#28#12
Single Day Sunday Gross#5#10#40#15#8
Single Day Thursday Gross#54#27-#48#131
Single Day Tuesday Gross#19#11#89#18#42
Single Day Wednesday Gross#54#27#143#52#107
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#13#6#47#12#29
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#6#21#30#20#8
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends#140---#166
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#6#21#29#20#8
Friday Share of Opening Weekends-#155-#46#99
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends-#82-#24#57
Summer Starts#1-#8-#2
Opening Weekends#5#15#41#14#7
Opening Weekends - July-#3-#2-
Opening Weekends - May#1-#10-#2
Opening Weekends - Summer#2#9#22#8#3
Eleventh Weekends#149#116---
Ninth Weekends#51#63#102#186-
Tenth Weekends#129#68#124--
Top 10-Day Grosses#5#9#34#13#10
Top 3-Day Grosses#5#15#44#14#7
Top 4-Day Grosses#6#13#49#15#8
Top 6-Day Grosses#6#9#52#14#8
Top 7-Day Grosses#6#8#53#13#9
Top 8-Day Grosses#6#8#47#14#9
Top 9-Day Grosses#6#10#39#13#8
Top 5-Day Grosses#6#11#52#14#8
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#81#35#180#87#188
Consecutive Weekends At #1#63#27#166#70#174
Labor Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#46-#111-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#33-#46-#56
Second Weekends#5#10#17#23#8
Third Weekends#5#13#11#21#16
Fourth Weekends#4#11#8#42#25
Fifth Weekends#7#16#23#65#54
Sixth Weekends#20#30#36#103#152
Seventh Weekends#17#19#36#84-
Eighth Weekends#23#48#82#174-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#539#608#214#874#824
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1043#1168#439#1578#1501
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1464#1625#649#2180#2080
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3103#3361#1743#4176#4035
Rated PG-13#7#9#20#12#11
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#5#13#32#12#7
Widest Releases#15#13#169#7#28
Widest Opening Releases#14#11#296#6#25
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#10#8#158#4#17
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#10#8#94#4#20
Fastest to $100 million#5#19#45#15#7
Fastest to $150 million#5#15#53#14#7
Fastest to $200 million#5#11#40#14#8
Fastest to $250 million#6#8#33#13#9
Fastest to $300 million#6#9#31#14#10
Fastest to $350 million#6#9#26#13#11
Fastest to $400 million#6#9#22#14#13
Fastest to $450 million#6#9--#13
Fastest to $500 million#6#10---
Slowest to $100 million#670#656#630#660#668
Slowest to $200 million#186#180#151#177#183
BOM Users' Grades-#1#120--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#4#5#15#9#12
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#24#36#28--
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#71#23#95#57#170
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#15#5#40#12#59
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#38#5#54#30#114
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#5#11#28#8#7
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#32#10#64#24#110
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#2#15#5#26#16
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#2#6#13#18#7
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#84#28#115#69#193
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#19#7#47#15#66
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#78#25#100#66#172
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#6#14#9#22#12
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#6#13#9#21#11
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July-#1-#4-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#1-#6-#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#7#16#13#6
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#1#4#11#9#3
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#129#125#139--
Tenth Weekends Adjusted-#136#150--
Second Weekends Adjusted#3#8#4#32#16
Third Weekends Adjusted#6#13#3#34#36
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#7#19#5#93#80
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#28#40#32#173#200
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#91#77#43--
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#88#72#61#200-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#86#116#109--
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#7#9#11#21#27
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#7#15#13#6
 
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