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Iron Man 2

Iron Man

Spider-Man 3

X2: X-Men United

Spider-Man

The Avengers
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioParamountParamountSony / ColumbiaFoxSony / ColumbiaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 7, 2010May 2, 2008May 4, 2007May 2, 2003May 3, 2002May 4, 2012
Domestic Gross$312,433,331$318,412,101$336,530,303$214,949,694$403,706,375$623,357,910
Production Budget$200 million$140 million$258 million$110 million$139 million$220 million
Running Time2 hrs. 5 min.2 hrs. 6 min.2 hrs. 20 min.2 hrs. 14 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 22 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language. some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive contentsequences of intense action violencesci-fi action/violence, some sexuality and brief languagestylized violence and actionintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.
 

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Domestic SummaryIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Total Gross$312,433,331$318,412,101$336,530,303$214,949,694$403,706,375$623,357,910
Opening Weekend*$128,122,480$98,618,668$151,116,516$85,558,731$114,844,116$207,438,708
Theaters4,3804,1054,2523,7413,6154,349
Average$29,252$24,024$35,540$22,870$31,768$47,698
Opening % of Total41.0%31.0%44.9%39.8%28.4%33.3%
Second Weekend Drop-59.4%-48.1%-61.5%-53.2%-37.8%-50.3%
Widest Release4,3904,1544,3243,7493,8764,349
Close DateAugust 19, 2010October 2, 2008August 19, 2007September 25, 2003August 18, 2002October 4, 2012
In Releasen/an/a112 days / 16 weeks147 days / 21 weeks108 days / 15 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 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Worldwide Gross$623,933,331$585,174,222$890,871,626$407,711,549$821,708,551$1,519,557,910
Foreign Gross$311,500,000$266,762,121$554,341,323$192,761,855$418,002,176$896,200,000
Foreign % of Worldwide49.9%45.6%62.2%47.3%50.9%59.0%
Domestic Gross$312,433,331$318,412,101$336,530,303$214,949,694$403,706,375$623,357,910
Domestic % of Worldwide50.1%54.4%37.8%52.7%49.1%41.0%
 
People SummaryIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Actor: Clark Gregg#3#2---#1
Actor: Elizabeth Banks--n/a-n/a-
Actor: Gwyneth Paltrow#3#2---n/a
Actor: James Franco--#3-#1-
Actor: Jon Favreaun/an/a----
Actor: Kirsten Dunst--#3-#1-
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/an/a---n/a
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#5#4---#1
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#4n/a---#1
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#3----#1
Actor: Tobey Maguire--#3-#1-
Actor: Willem Dafoe--n/a-#1-
Director: Jon Favreau#2#1----
Director: Sam Raimi--#3-#1-
Producer: Alan Fine#5----#1
Producer: Avi Arad-#4#3#7#1-
Producer: David Maisel#2#1----
Producer: Jon Favreau#5#4---#1
Producer: Kevin Feige#8#7#5#11-#1
Producer: Laura Ziskin--#3-#1-
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#6#5---#1
Producer: Stan Lee#9#8#6#14#4#1
Writer: Zak Penn---n/a-#1
 
Genres & FranchisesIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Brand: Marvel Comics#9#8#6#15#4#1
Franchise: Iron Man#3#2----
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#6#5---#1
Franchise: Spider-Man--#3-#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#11#10#8#20#6#1
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#21-#17--#4
Genre: Superhero#11#10#8#21#6#1
Genre: Superhero - Origin-#3--#1-
Showdown: 'Iron Man' Vs. 'Sherlock Holmes'#3#2----
Showdown: Avengers Assemble#3#2---#1
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown----#5#1
Showdown: Clanging Metal#6#5----
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#5#4#3#6#2#1
Showdown: Spider-Man Versus Himself--#3-#1-
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish-#6#5-#4#1
Showdown: Superhero Origin Showdown-#3--#1-
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers#3#2----
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
All Time Domestic#47#43#36#140#19#5
All Time Adjusted#179#132#106-#38#29
All Time Worldwide#99#116#38#213#50#5
Worldwide Openings#32#42#9#64#84#6
Foreign Opening Weekends#42#39#7#67-#16
Opening Weeks#23#46#15#64#25#3
Opening Day Gross#22#47#18#59#35#5
Single Day Gross#33#87#23#143#51#5
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#59-#38#13
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#78-#85-#48#7
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#65#18
Single Day Friday Gross#19#41#16#55#30#5
Single Day Monday Gross#102-#85-#69#14
Single Day Saturday Gross#13#31#8#55#18#2
Single Day Sunday Gross#25#38#9#69#24#3
Single Day Tuesday Gross#86-#93-#55#10
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#113#42
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#57-#44-#31#7
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#26#49#14#62#19#3
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#25#47#13#59#18#3
Summer Starts#5#7#4#9#6#1
Opening Weekends#17#35#11#55#24#3
Opening Weekends - May#5#13#4#21#7#1
Opening Weekends - Summer#10#23#8#36#14#2
Ninth Weekends-#166--#90#45
Tenth Weekends-#199--#113#118
Top 10-Day Grosses#28#50#14#66#22#3
Top 3-Day Grosses#17#36#11#59#27#3
Top 4-Day Grosses#21#47#12#68#32#3
Top 6-Day Grosses#30#54#18#70#35#3
Top 7-Day Grosses#31#58#20#70#35#3
Top 8-Day Grosses#28#56#18#67#30#3
Top 9-Day Grosses#27#52#14#65#25#3
Top 5-Day Grosses#25#53#15#71#35#3
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#194#186#179#203#165#79
Consecutive Weekends At #1#184#175#167#195#151#62
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#65#56#74#92#42#29
Second Weekends#27#30#18#66#10#3
Third Weekends#43#20#31#153#5#3
Fourth Weekends#50#22#79#191#6#3
Fifth Weekends#157#22#177-#16#6
Sixth Weekends-#82--#30#17
Seventh Weekends-#86--#32#15
Eighth Weekends-#96--#74#21
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#683#398#727#542#192#461
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1318#829#1386#1080#404#933
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1859#1192#1947#1522#606#1327
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3731#2664#3858#3219#1654#2904
Rated PG-13#31#28#24#80#13#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#17#30#11#43#21#3
Widest Releases#4#33#10#160#111#9
Widest Opening Releases#3#40#20#152#213#8
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#3#29#15#85#112#7
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#3#24#8#90#61#7
Fastest to $100 million#18#35#15#71#28#3
Fastest to $150 million#32#51#11#70#35#3
Fastest to $200 million#29#54#19#102#26#3
Fastest to $250 million#32#45#20-#21#3
Fastest to $300 million#34#39#21-#20#3
Fastest to $350 million----#16#3
Fastest to $400 million----#14#3
Slowest to $100 million#581#564#584#528#571#596
Slowest to $200 million#129#104#139#56#132#155
BOM Users' Grades#217#10#471#105#120-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#32#52#10#49#11#3
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted----#28#24
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted----#85#61
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#124-#101#141#27#8
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#44#30
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#21#41#11#35#19#3
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#151-#94#179#52#26
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#18#35#5#32#4#1
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#33#47#6#43#9#1
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted----#104#74
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#133-#110#151#34#12
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#87#68
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#60#88#10#56#6#5
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#54#75#9#50#6#5
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#10#17#3#14#5#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#22#41#6#35#11#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#15#28#5#22#10#1
Ninth Weekends Adjusted----#134#125
Second Weekends Adjusted#47#40#19#46#4#3
Third Weekends Adjusted#93#29#36#158#3#5
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#134#44#136-#4#7
Fifth Weekends Adjusted-#74--#31#27
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#173--#42#88
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#195--#60#86
Eighth Weekends Adjusted----#107#84
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#58#39#31#74#9#7
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#20#31#6#28#11#2
 
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