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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$31,769$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$1,518,812,988
Foreign Gross$311,500,000$266,762,121$554,341,323$192,761,855$418,002,176$895,455,078
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.#7#6---#1
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#4n/a---#1
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#5----#1
Actor: Tobey Maguire--#3-#1-
Actor: Willem Dafoe--n/a-#1-
Director: Jon Favreau#3#2----
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#12#10#7#16-#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#14#12#9#22#5#1
Franchise: Iron Man#3#2----
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#10#8---#1
Franchise: Spider-Man--#3-#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#19#17#12#31#8#1
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#36-#27--#4
Genre: Superhero#19#17#12#32#8#1
Genre: Superhero - Origin-#6--#2-
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#4#3----
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
All Time Domestic#63#58#47#165#25#5
All Time Adjusted#190#138#110#228#38#29
All Time Worldwide#126#145#47#255#66#5
Worldwide Openings#47#58#12#86#110#9
Foreign Opening Weekends#63#59#10#90-#21
Opening Weeks#33#63#22#85#38#4
Opening Day Gross#30#63#24#78#48#7
Single Day Gross#46#122#32#189#75#7
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#72-#43#13
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#107-#116-#71#12
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#82#25
Single Day Friday Gross#27#57#22#74#43#7
Single Day Monday Gross#128-#107-#91#21
Single Day Saturday Gross#19#44#11#72#27#2
Single Day Sunday Gross#34#54#13#89#33#3
Single Day Tuesday Gross#115-#124-#78#15
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#134#51
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#71-#56-#43#11
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#37#63#20#79#26#4
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#36#61#19#76#25#4
Summer Starts#7#9#5#11#8#1
Opening Weekends#26#51#16#73#36#4
Opening Weekends - May#7#15#5#23#9#1
Opening Weekends - Summer#14#30#9#43#19#2
Ninth Weekends-#176--#98#48
Tenth Weekends----#120#125
Top 10-Day Grosses#39#65#21#87#30#3
Top 3-Day Grosses#26#52#16#77#39#4
Top 4-Day Grosses#30#63#17#86#44#4
Top 6-Day Grosses#40#71#24#90#47#4
Top 7-Day Grosses#41#75#27#91#48#4
Top 8-Day Grosses#39#72#25#88#42#4
Top 9-Day Grosses#38#68#21#86#35#4
Top 5-Day Grosses#34#69#21#91#47#4
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#211#201#192#222#177#79
Consecutive Weekends At #1#201#190#180#214#163#62
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#71#60#81#100#44#31
Second Weekends#38#43#27#87#14#3
Third Weekends#56#30#44#182#8#3
Fourth Weekends#63#31#93-#6#3
Fifth Weekends#176#26#200-#19#6
Sixth Weekends-#90--#33#18
Seventh Weekends-#93--#33#15
Eighth Weekends-#102--#78#21
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#798#447#848#619#210#523
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1468#902#1544#1186#434#1022
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2038#1281#2137#1652#643#1438
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3974#2796#4115#3399#1727#3060
Rated PG-13#40#36#29#94#17#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#23#40#15#54#29#4
Widest Releases#5#48#15#216#157#11
Widest Opening Releases#4#58#29#204#276#10
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#3#42#20#112#145#7
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#3#34#11#120#86#7
Fastest to $100 million#27#50#20#91#40#4
Fastest to $150 million#42#67#16#93#48#4
Fastest to $200 million#40#70#26#126#36#4
Fastest to $250 million#46#61#27-#29#4
Fastest to $300 million#49#55#30-#27#4
Fastest to $350 million----#22#4
Fastest to $400 million----#19#4
Slowest to $100 million#633#610#640#569#620#656
Slowest to $200 million#144#114#158#58#148#180
BOM Users' Grades#217#10#471#105#120-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#41#65#11#60#12#3
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted----#28#24
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted----#92#68
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#148-#123#168#36#12
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#51#37
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#27#54#13#47#25#4
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#173-#113#205#60#29
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#22#42#5#37#4#1
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#40#55#6#51#10#1
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted----#111#81
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#157-#132#178#43#16
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#97#77
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#67#99#11#62#7#5
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#61#86#10#56#7#5
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#12#19#3#16#6#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#28#52#7#44#14#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#17#32#5#26#11#1
Ninth Weekends Adjusted----#136#127
Second Weekends Adjusted#55#46#20#54#4#3
Third Weekends Adjusted#105#35#43#171#3#5
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#144#45#146-#5#7
Fifth Weekends Adjusted-#76--#31#27
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#179--#42#89
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#198--#61#86
Eighth Weekends Adjusted----#107#84
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#63#43#33#82#9#7
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#25#38#7#34#13#2
 
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