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'Avengers' Vs. 'Iron Man 3'


Movie Summary
The Avengers

Iron Man 3

Avengers: Age of Ultron
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 4, 2012May 3, 2013May 1, 2015
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$409,013,994$459,005,868
Production Budget$220 million$200 million$250 million
Running Time2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 9 min.2 hrs. 21 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content.intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive moments.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe AvengersIron Man 3Avengers: Age of Ultron
Total Gross$623,357,910$409,013,994$459,005,868
Opening Weekend*$207,438,708$174,144,585$191,271,109
Theaters4,3494,2534,276
Average$47,698$40,946$44,731
Opening % of Total33.3%42.6%41.7%
Second Weekend Drop-50.3%-58.4%-59.4%
Widest Release4,3494,2534,276
Close DateOctober 4, 2012September 12, 2013October 8, 2015
In Release154 days / 22 weeks133 days / 19 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 AvengersIron Man 3Avengers: Age of Ultron
Worldwide Gross$1,518,812,988$1,214,811,252$1,405,403,694
Foreign Gross$895,455,078$805,797,258$946,397,826
Foreign % of Worldwide59.0%66.3%67.3%
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$409,013,994$459,005,868
Domestic % of Worldwide41.0%33.7%32.7%
 
People SummaryThe AvengersIron Man 3Avengers: Age of Ultron
Actor: Chris Evans#1-#2
Actor: Chris Hemsworth#1-#2
Actor: Don Cheadle-#2#1
Actor: Gwyneth Paltrown/a#1-
Actor: Jeremy Renner#1-#2
Actor: Mark Ruffalo#1n/a#2
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/an/a#1
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#1#3#2
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#1-#2
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#1-#2
Actor: Stellan Skarsgard#1-#2
Composer: Brian Tyler-#2#1
Director: Joss Whedon#1-#2
Producer: Alan Fine#1#3#2
Producer: Jon Favreau#1#3#2
Producer: Kevin Feige#1#3#2
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#1#3#2
Producer: Stan Lee#1#3#2
Producer: Victoria Alonso#1#3#2
Writer: Joss Whedon#1-#2
 
Genres & FranchisesThe AvengersIron Man 3Avengers: Age of Ultron
Brand: Marvel Comics#1#3#2
Franchise: Avengers#1-#2
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#1#3#2
Genre: 3D#4#9#7
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#1#5#3
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#4#12#8
Genre: Superhero#1#5#3
Showdown: 'Avengers' Vs. 'Iron Man 3'#1#3#2
Showdown: 'Civil War' Comps-#2#1
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#1-#3
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#1#3#2
Showdown: Superhero Smackdown-#3#1
 
Chart RankingsThe AvengersIron Man 3Avengers: Age of Ultron
All Time Domestic#5#19#11
All Time Adjusted#29#109#92
All Time Worldwide#5#10#7
Worldwide Openings#7#12#8
Foreign Opening Weekends#18#16#13
Opening Weeks#3#12#5
Opening Day Gross#6#14#3
Single Day Gross#6#16#3
Non-Opening Friday Gross#13#44#37
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#36-#99
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#9#47#27
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#22#77#52
Single Day Friday Gross#6#14#3
Single Day Monday Gross#18#79#51
Single Day Saturday Gross#2#4#7
Single Day Sunday Gross#3#7#4
Single Day Thursday Gross#48-#118
Single Day Tuesday Gross#12#52#31
Single Day Wednesday Gross#47#128#91
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#10#37#24
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#3#7#5
Theater Averages - All Time Adjusted#157-#190
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends#123#173#145
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#3#7#5
Summer Starts#1#4#2
Opening Weekends#3#6#4
Opening Weekends - May#1#4#2
Opening Weekends - Summer#2#5#3
Top 10-Day Grosses#3#11#5
Top 3-Day Grosses#3#6#4
Top 4-Day Grosses#3#7#4
Top 6-Day Grosses#3#12#4
Top 7-Day Grosses#3#13#5
Top 8-Day Grosses#3#13#5
Top 9-Day Grosses#3#10#4
Top 5-Day Grosses#3#10#4
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#79#188#180
Consecutive Weekends At #1#62#176#166
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#30#61#53
Second Weekends#3#10#4
Third Weekends#3#13#10
Fourth Weekends#3#32#18
Fifth Weekends#6#135#47
Sixth Weekends#18#171#143
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#499#713#747
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#986#1356#1402
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1394#1900#1960
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2993#3777#3862
Rated PG-13#5#12#8
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#3#6#4
Widest Releases#10#25#19
Widest Opening Releases#9#21#16
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#7#15#11
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#7#18#14
Fastest to $100 million#3#8#4
Fastest to $150 million#3#6#4
Fastest to $200 million#3#12#4
Fastest to $250 million#3#10#5
Fastest to $300 million#3#12#5
Fastest to $350 million#3#11#6
Fastest to $400 million#3#14#8
Fastest to $450 million#3-#8
Slowest to $100 million#625#620#624
Slowest to $200 million#169#160#168
Opening Weeks Adjusted#3#13#8
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#65-#160
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#10#78#49
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#34-#102
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#3#17#5
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#27#128#98
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#1#6#12
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#1#14#5
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#78-#182
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#14#87#56
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#73-#158
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#5#13#9
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#12#8
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#1#4#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#8#4
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#1#7#3
Second Weekends Adjusted#3#15#13
Third Weekends Adjusted#5#38#30
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#7#105#74
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#27-#194
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#7#33#24
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#2#8#4
 
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