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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)#20-#16--#3
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#46#42#35#137#18#4
All Time Adjusted#176#130#104-#37#27
All Time Worldwide#95#111#37#206#47#4
Worldwide Openings#28#38#7#60#79#4
Foreign Opening Weekends#37#34#5#62-#14
Opening Weeks#22#44#14#62#24#2
Opening Day Gross#21#45#17#57#33#4
Single Day Gross#29#77#20#130#45#4
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#56-#35#11
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#75-#82-#45#5
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#62#15
Single Day Friday Gross#18#38#15#51#27#4
Single Day Monday Gross#100-#83-#67#12
Single Day Saturday Gross#11#29#6#51#16#2
Single Day Sunday Gross#23#36#7#66#22#2
Single Day Tuesday Gross#83-#90-#52#8
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#109#39
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#55-#42-#29#5
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#24#46#12#59#17#2
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#24#45#12#57#17#2
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#188--#198
Summer Starts#5#7#4#9#6#1
Opening Weekends#16#33#10#53#23#2
Opening Weekends - May#5#13#4#21#7#1
Opening Weekends - Summer#10#23#8#36#14#2
Ninth Weekends-#164--#89#45
Tenth Weekends-#196--#113#118
Top 10-Day Grosses#27#48#13#64#21#2
Top 3-Day Grosses#16#34#10#57#26#2
Top 4-Day Grosses#20#45#11#66#31#2
Top 6-Day Grosses#29#52#17#68#34#2
Top 7-Day Grosses#30#56#19#68#34#2
Top 8-Day Grosses#27#54#17#65#29#2
Top 9-Day Grosses#26#50#13#63#24#2
Top 5-Day Grosses#24#51#14#69#34#2
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#191#183#176#200#162#75
Consecutive Weekends At #1#182#173#165#193#149#59
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#65#56#74#92#42#29
Second Weekends#26#28#17#64#9#2
Third Weekends#42#19#30#149#4#2
Fourth Weekends#49#21#77#185#5#2
Fifth Weekends#154#21#174-#15#5
Sixth Weekends-#80--#29#16
Seventh Weekends-#84--#31#14
Eighth Weekends-#95--#73#21
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#662#387#705#524#184#447
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1284#808#1351#1050#387#908
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1819#1168#1905#1488#588#1299
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3675#2631#3799#3173#1631#2866
Rated PG-13#30#27#23#77#12#4
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#16#28#10#41#20#2
Widest Releases#4#32#10#152#106#9
Widest Opening Releases#3#38#20#143#203#8
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#3#27#15#80#107#7
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#3#23#8#85#58#7
Fastest to $100 million#17#33#14#69#27#2
Fastest to $150 million#31#49#10#68#34#2
Fastest to $200 million#28#52#18#100#25#2
Fastest to $250 million#31#44#19-#20#2
Fastest to $300 million#33#38#20-#19#2
Fastest to $350 million----#15#2
Fastest to $400 million----#13#2
Slowest to $100 million#572#556#575#520#562#587
Slowest to $200 million#127#103#137#55#130#153
BOM Users' Grades#217#10#471#105#120-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#31#51#9#48#10#2
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted----#25#22
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted----#83#59
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#120-#98#138#25#6
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#41#28
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#20#38#10#32#18#2
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#149-#92#177#50#24
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#16#33#4#30#3#1
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#31#44#5#40#8#1
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted----#102#72
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#129-#107#148#32#10
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#84#66
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#58#86#9#54#5#3
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#53#74#8#49#5#3
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#10#17#3#14#5#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#21#39#5#34#10#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#15#27#5#22#10#1
Ninth Weekends Adjusted----#134#125
Second Weekends Adjusted#46#39#18#45#3#1
Third Weekends Adjusted#92#28#35#157#2#4
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#132#43#134-#4#6
Fifth Weekends Adjusted-#73--#30#26
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#171--#42#86
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#194--#60#85
Eighth Weekends Adjusted-#200--#106#84
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#57#38#30#73#8#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#19#30#5#27#10#1
 
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