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Movie Summary
Spider-Man

Iron Man

Man of Steel

Guardians of the Galaxy
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioSony / ColumbiaParamountWarner Bros.Buena Vista
Release DateMay 3, 2002May 2, 2008June 14, 2013August 1, 2014
Domestic Gross$403,706,375$318,412,101$291,045,518$333,176,600
Production Budget$139 million$140 million$225 million$170 million
Running Time2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 6 min.2 hrs. 23 min.2 hrs. 1 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonstylized violence and actionsome intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive contentintense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.
 

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Domestic SummarySpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Total Gross$403,706,375$318,412,101$291,045,518$333,176,600
Opening Weekend*$114,844,116$98,618,668$116,619,362$94,320,883
Theaters3,6154,1054,2074,080
Average$31,769$24,024$27,720$23,118
Opening % of Total28.4%31.0%40.1%28.3%
Second Weekend Drop-37.8%-48.1%-64.6%-55.3%
Widest Release3,8764,1544,2074,088
Close DateAugust 18, 2002October 2, 2008September 19, 2013January 22, 2015
In Release108 days / 15 weeksn/a98 days / 14 weeks175 days / 25 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummarySpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Worldwide Gross$821,708,551$585,174,222$668,045,518$773,328,629
Foreign Gross$418,002,176$266,762,121$377,000,000$440,152,029
Foreign % of Worldwide50.9%45.6%56.4%56.9%
Domestic Gross$403,706,375$318,412,101$291,045,518$333,176,600
Domestic % of Worldwide49.1%54.4%43.6%43.1%
 
People SummarySpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Producer: Avi Arad#1#4--
Producer: Kevin Feige-#8-#7
Producer: Louis D'Esposito-#5-#4
Producer: Stan Lee#4#8-#7
 
Genres & FranchisesSpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#5#10-#9
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe-#6-#5
Genre: 3D--#27#22
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#7#14#16#11
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)--#39#26
Genre: Superhero#7#14#16#11
Genre: Superhero - Origin#1#5#6#3
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#2#4--
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#4#6--
Showdown: Superhero Origin Showdown#1#3#4#2
 
Chart RankingsSpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
All Time Domestic#23#53#75#47
All Time Adjusted#38#136-#166
All Time Worldwide#59#132#99#70
Worldwide Openings#101#51#49#75
Foreign Opening Weekends-#51#75#85
Opening Weeks#33#56#31#47
Opening Day Gross#43#56#36#49
Single Day Gross#65#109#64#103
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#60-#45#38
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#76-#60#64
Single Day Friday Gross#38#50#32#44
Single Day Monday Gross#82-#61#70
Single Day Saturday Gross#23#40#46#77
Single Day Sunday Gross#30#48#15#55
Single Day Tuesday Gross#67-#50#43
Single Day Wednesday Gross#126-#105#110
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#40-#28#33
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#24#57#35#68
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#23#55#34#65
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#175#166
Summer Starts#7#8--
Opening Weekends#31#45#28#49
Opening Weekends - May#8#14--
Opening Weekends - Summer#17#27#15#30
Ninth Weekends#95#173-#68
Tenth Weekends#117--#61
Top 10-Day Grosses#28#59#44#56
Top 3-Day Grosses#34#46#31#50
Top 4-Day Grosses#39#57#35#56
Top 6-Day Grosses#42#64#39#57
Top 7-Day Grosses#43#68#39#58
Top 8-Day Grosses#37#65#39#60
Top 9-Day Grosses#32#61#42#58
Top 5-Day Grosses#42#63#38#59
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#173#196-#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#159#185-#85
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#43#58--
Second Weekends#13#38#73#70
Third Weekends#7#26#99#55
Fourth Weekends#6#27#169#47
Fifth Weekends#18#25-#11
Sixth Weekends#33#89-#31
Seventh Weekends#33#91-#26
Eighth Weekends#76#100-#49
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#203#430#853#639
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#421#876#1557#1234
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#628#1252#2171#1728
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1697#2749#4176#3520
Rated PG-13#15#32#48#27
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#25#35#24#39
Widest Releases#137#41#32#62
Widest Opening Releases#250#51#31#58
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#132#37#23#40
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#75#29#23#42
Fastest to $100 million#35#44#24#57
Fastest to $150 million#43#60#30#59
Fastest to $200 million#33#63#37#58
Fastest to $250 million#27#54#45#55
Fastest to $300 million#25#49-#45
Slowest to $100 million#603#594#614#581
Slowest to $200 million#141#111#137#116
BOM Users' Grades#120#10--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#11#60#50#67
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#33-#72#56
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#48-#107#104
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#24#49#36#51
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#57-#104#113
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#4#40#66#103
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#9#53#25#86
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#108-#87-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#40-#81#64
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#92-#164#160
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#6#95#101#162
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#6#82#88#136
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#6#18--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#13#48#46#63
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#11#31#29#42
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#136--#170
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#148--#163
Second Weekends Adjusted#4#44#133#103
Third Weekends Adjusted#3#33-#132
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#5#44-#131
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#31#76-#57
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#42#178-#109
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#61#198-#103
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#107--#158
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#9#41#81#50
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#12#35#34#46
 
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