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'Iron Man' Vs. 'Sherlock Holmes'


Movie Summary
Iron Man

Sherlock Holmes

Iron Man 2

Sherlock Holmes 2

Iron Man 3
GenreAction / AdventureAdventureAction / AdventureAdventureAction / Adventure
StudioParamountWarner Bros.ParamountWarner Bros.Buena Vista
Release DateMay 2, 2008December 25, 2009May 7, 2010December 16, 2011May 3, 2013
Domestic Gross$318,412,101$209,028,679$312,433,331$186,848,418$409,013,994
Production Budget$140 million$90 million$200 millionn/a$200 million
Running Time2 hrs. 6 min.2 hrs. 14 min.2 hrs. 5 min.2 hrs. 8 min.2 hrs. 9 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsome intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive contentintense sequences of violence and action, some startling images and a scene of suggestive materialsequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language. intense sequences of violence and action, and some drug material.sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content.
 

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Domestic SummaryIron ManSherlock HolmesIron Man 2Sherlock Holmes 2Iron Man 3
Total Gross$318,412,101$209,028,679$312,433,331$186,848,418$409,013,994
Opening Weekend*$98,618,668$62,304,277$128,122,480$39,637,079$174,144,585
Theaters4,1053,6264,3803,7034,253
Average$24,024$17,183$29,252$10,704$40,946
Opening % of Total31.0%29.8%41.0%21.2%42.6%
Second Weekend Drop-48.1%-41.2%-59.4%-48.9%-58.4%
Widest Release4,1543,6264,3903,7034,253
Close DateOctober 2, 2008April 29, 2010August 19, 2010April 5, 2012September 12, 2013
In Releasen/a126 days / 18 weeksn/a112 days / 16 weeks133 days / 19 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 ManSherlock HolmesIron Man 2Sherlock Holmes 2Iron Man 3
Worldwide Gross$585,174,222$524,028,679$623,933,331$545,448,418$1,215,439,994
Foreign Gross$266,762,121$315,000,000$311,500,000$358,600,000$806,426,000
Foreign % of Worldwide45.6%60.1%49.9%65.7%66.3%
Domestic Gross$318,412,101$209,028,679$312,433,331$186,848,418$409,013,994
Domestic % of Worldwide54.4%39.9%50.1%34.3%33.7%
 
People SummaryIron ManSherlock HolmesIron Man 2Sherlock Holmes 2Iron Man 3
Actor: Clark Gregg#2-#3--
Actor: Don Cheadle--#3-#2
Actor: Gwyneth Paltrow#2-#3-#1
Actor: Jon Favreaun/a-n/a-#1
Actor: Jude Law-#1-#2-
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/a-n/a-n/a
Actor: Rachel McAdams-#2-#3-
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#4#6#5#7#3
Actor: Samuel L. Jacksonn/a-#4--
Composer: Hans Zimmer-#13-#20-
Director: Guy Ritchie-#1-#2-
Director: Jon Favreau#1-#2--
Producer: Alan Fine--#5-#3
Producer: Dan Lin-#2-#3-
Producer: David Maisel#1-#2--
Producer: Joel Silver-#2-#3-
Producer: Jon Favreau#4-#5-#3
Producer: Kevin Feige#7-#8-#3
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#5-#6-#3
Producer: Stan Lee#8-#9-#3
Producer: Susan Downey-#2#1#3-
 
Genres & FranchisesIron ManSherlock HolmesIron Man 2Sherlock Holmes 2Iron Man 3
Brand: Marvel Comics#8-#9-#3
Franchise: Iron Man#2-#3-#1
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#5-#6-#3
Genre: Adventure - Period-#8-#11-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#10-#11-#5
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)--#20-#9
Genre: Superhero#10-#11-#5
Showdown: 'Iron Man' Vs. 'Sherlock Holmes'#2#4#3#5#1
Showdown: Avengers Assemble#2-#3--
Showdown: Clanging Metal#5-#6-#1
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#4-#5--
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#6---#3
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers#2-#3-#1
 
Chart RankingsIron ManSherlock HolmesIron Man 2Sherlock Holmes 2Iron Man 3
All Time Domestic#41#145#45#180#16
All Time Adjusted#130-#176-#105
All Time Worldwide#111#133#94#123#9
Worldwide Openings#38-#28-#8
Foreign Opening Weekends#34-#37-#12
Opening Weeks#44#74#22#244#8
Opening Day Gross#45#94#21-#10
Single Day Gross#77#274#29-#12
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross-#44#75-#34
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross-#37--#64
Single Day Friday Gross#38#93#18-#10
Single Day Monday Gross-#66#100#72#65
Single Day Saturday Gross#29#148#11-#3
Single Day Sunday Gross#36-#23-#5
Single Day Tuesday Gross-#50#83-#39
Single Day Wednesday Gross-#71--#112
Non-Holiday Monday Gross-#28#55#32#27
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#46#133#24-#5
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#45#123#24-#5
Summer Starts#7-#5-#3
Opening Weekends#33#113#16#273#4
Opening Weekends - December-#7-#17-
Opening Weekends - May#13-#5-#3
Opening Weekends - Holiday-#25-#50-
Opening Weekends - Summer#23-#10-#4
Top 10-Day Grosses#48#77#27-#7
Top 3-Day Grosses#34#108#16-#4
Top 4-Day Grosses#45#101#20-#5
Top 6-Day Grosses#52#86#29-#9
Top 7-Day Grosses#56#81#30-#9
Top 8-Day Grosses#54#71#27-#9
Top 9-Day Grosses#50#69#26-#7
Top 5-Day Grosses#51#95#24-#8
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#182-#190-#176
Consecutive Weekends At #1#172-#181-#165
Martin Lurther King 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#72-#96-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#56-#65-#59
Second Weekends#28#78#26-#7
Third Weekends#19#163#42#84#8
Fourth Weekends#21-#49#89#27
Fifth Weekends#21-#153#116#122
Sixth Weekends#80---#157
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#385#246#658#416#629
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#804#500#1276#850#1235
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1163#749#1810#1220#1756
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2625#1935#3664#2721#3586
Rated PG-13#27#81#30#98#10
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#28#76#16#167#4
Widest Releases#32#217#4#175#21
Widest Opening Releases#38#195#3#159#18
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#27#102#3#86#14
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#23#116#3#93#16
Fastest to $100 million#33#83#17#195#5
Fastest to $150 million#49#92#31#151#4
Fastest to $200 million#52#124#28-#9
Fastest to $250 million#44-#31-#7
Fastest to $300 million#37-#32-#8
Slowest to $100 million#553#503#569#391#581
Slowest to $200 million#103#31#127-#146
BOM Users' Grades#10#161#217--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#51#102#32#370#11
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted-#67#121-#66
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#38#127#20-#15
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted-#95#149#107#114
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#33#205#16-#5
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#45-#32-#13
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted-#76#130-#75
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#86-#58-#12
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#74-#53-#11
Opening Weekends Adjusted - December-#9-#27-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#17-#10-#4
Opening Weekends Adjusted#40#148#21#392#7
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday-#32-#87-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#28-#15-#7
Second Weekends Adjusted#40#142#46-#14
Third Weekends Adjusted#28-#92#194#33
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#43-#134-#100
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#38#130#57#155#31
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#30#102#19-#7
 
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