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The Avengers

The Dark Knight

Spider-Man

The Dark Knight Rises

Avengers: Age of Ultron
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction ThrillerAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaWarner Bros.Sony / ColumbiaWarner Bros.Buena Vista
Release DateMay 4, 2012July 18, 2008May 3, 2002July 20, 2012May 1, 2015
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$413,318,567
Production Budget$220 million$185 million$139 million$250 million$250 million
Running Time2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 30 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 45 min.n/a
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.intense sequences of violence and some menacestylized violence and actionintense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive moments.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Total Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$413,318,567
Opening Weekend*$207,438,708$158,411,483$114,844,116$160,887,295$191,271,109
Theaters4,3494,3663,6154,4044,276
Average$47,698$36,283$31,768$36,532$44,731
Opening % of Total33.3%29.7%28.4%35.9%46.3%
Second Weekend Drop-50.3%-52.5%-37.8%-61.4%-59.4%
Widest Release4,3494,3663,8764,4044,276
Close DateOctober 4, 2012March 5, 2009August 18, 2002December 13, 2012n/a
In Release154 days / 22 weeks231 days / 33 weeks108 days / 15 weeks147 days / 21 weeks26 days / 4 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 AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Worldwide Gross$1,518,594,910$1,003,045,358$821,708,551$1,084,439,099$1,279,918,567
Foreign Gross$895,237,000$469,700,000$418,002,176$636,300,000$866,600,000
Foreign % of Worldwide59.0%46.8%50.9%58.7%67.7%
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$413,318,567
Domestic % of Worldwide41.0%53.2%49.1%41.3%32.3%
 
People SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Actor: Chris Evans#1---#2
Actor: Chris Hemsworth#1---#2
Actor: Christian Bale-#1-#2-
Actor: Cillian Murphy-n/a-n/a-
Actor: Gary Oldman-#1-#2-
Actor: Jeremy Renner#1---#2
Actor: Mark Ruffalo#1---#2
Actor: Michael Caine-#1-#2-
Actor: Morgan Freeman-#1-#2-
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/a---#1
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#1---#2
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#1---#2
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#1---#2
Actor: Stellan Skarsgard#1---#3
Cinematographer: Wally Pfister-#1-#2-
Composer: Danny Elfman--#2-#1
Composer: Hans Zimmer-#1-#2-
Director: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2-
Director: Joss Whedon#1---#2
Producer: Alan Fine#1---#2
Producer: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2-
Producer: Emma Thomas-#1-#2-
Producer: Jon Favreau#1---#2
Producer: Kevin Feige#1---#2
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#1---#2
Producer: Stan Lee#1-#4-#2
Producer: Thomas Tull-#1-#2-
Producer: Victoria Alonso#1---#2
Writer: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2-
Writer: David S. Goyer-#1-#2-
Writer: Joss Whedon#1---#2
 
Genres & FranchisesThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Brand: DC Comics-#1-#2-
Brand: Legendary Pictures-#1-#2-
Brand: Marvel Comics#1-#4-#2
Franchise: Avengers#1---#2
Franchise: Batman-#1-#2-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#1---#2
Genre: 3D#2---#4
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#1#2#6#3#4
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#2#3-#4#7
Genre: Superhero#1#2#6#3#4
Showdown: 'Avengers' Vs. 'Iron Man 3'#1---#2
Showdown: All Time Grossers#2#4---
Showdown: All Time Openers-#1-#2-
Showdown: Batman Battle-#1-#2-
Showdown: Biggest 2D-Only Openers-#1-#2-
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#1#2#5#3#4
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#1-#2--
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#1-#4-#2
 
Chart RankingsThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Worldwide Yearly 2012#1--#3-
Yearly (Wide) 2012#1--#2-
Yearly 2012#1--#2-
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2012#1--#2-
Yearly Opening Weekends 2012#1--#2-
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2012#1--#2-
All Time Domestic#3#4#17#7#14
All Time Adjusted#27#29#36#63#94
All Time Worldwide#3#21#45#13#6
Worldwide Openings#4#39#79#22#5
Foreign Opening Weekends#14#99-#40#10
Opening Weeks#1#2#22#5#3
Opening Day Gross#3#13#31#4#2
Single Day Gross#3#14#41#4#2
Non-Opening Friday Gross#11#20#34#50#30
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#29#13-#23#83
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#4#1#41#3#15
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#14#5#58#13#38
Single Day Friday Gross#3#12#25#4#2
Single Day Monday Gross#11#4#64#10#38
Single Day Saturday Gross#1#7#15#11#3
Single Day Sunday Gross#1#3#20#5#2
Single Day Thursday Gross#41#19-#35#102
Single Day Tuesday Gross#7#3#48#6#19
Single Day Wednesday Gross#38#22#103#37#74
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#4#1#26#3#15
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#1#10#16#9#3
Theater Averages - All Time Adjusted#140---#169
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends#108--#199#127
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#1#10#16#9#3
Friday Share of Opening Weekends-#122-#34#73
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#183#57-#18#39
Summer Starts#1-#6-#2
Opening Weekends#1#6#21#5#2
Opening Weekends - July-#3-#2-
Opening Weekends - May#1-#7-#2
Opening Weekends - Summer#1#6#12#5#2
Eleventh Weekends#135#108---
Ninth Weekends#45#57#89#169-
Tenth Weekends#118#62#113--
Top 10-Day Grosses#1#2#20#5#3
Top 3-Day Grosses#1#6#24#5#2
Top 4-Day Grosses#1#5#29#6#2
Top 6-Day Grosses#1#3#32#6#2
Top 7-Day Grosses#1#2#32#6#3
Top 8-Day Grosses#1#2#27#5#3
Top 9-Day Grosses#1#3#23#5#2
Top 5-Day Grosses#1#3#32#6#2
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#75#33#160#78#170
Consecutive Weekends At #1#59#25#147#63#159
Labor Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#42-#100-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#29-#40--
Second Weekends#1#4#8#12#2
Third Weekends#2#4#3#8#5
Fourth Weekends#2#5#4#28#13
Fifth Weekends#5#9#14#48-
Sixth Weekends#15#23#28#84-
Seventh Weekends#14#16#31#71-
Eighth Weekends#21#42#73#156-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#437#491#183#687#645
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#895#1001#386#1326#1260
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1285#1424#586#1877#1792
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2847#3075#1625#3764#3642
Rated PG-13#3#4#11#5#8
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#1#6#19#5#2
Widest Releases#9#7#101#3#15
Widest Opening Releases#8#5#192#2#13
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#7#5#99#2#11
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#7#5#55#2#13
Fastest to $100 million#1#9#25#6#2
Fastest to $150 million#1#6#32#5#2
Fastest to $200 million#1#3#24#6#2
Fastest to $250 million#1#2#19#5#3
Fastest to $300 million#1#2#18#4#3
Fastest to $350 million#1#2#14#4#3
Fastest to $400 million#1#2#12#5#4
Fastest to $450 million#1#2---
Fastest to $500 million#1#3---
Slowest to $100 million#578#570#554#573#577
Slowest to $200 million#150#148#127#145#149
BOM Users' Grades-#1#120--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1#2#9#5#4
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#22#32#25-#53
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#58#21#82#47#130
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#5#1#23#4#28
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#27#3#40#21#67
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#3#6#17#4#2
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#23#6#49#16#76
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#1#9#2#16#6
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#1#3#7#11#2
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#71#26#101#59#151
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#9#3#30#7#35
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#65#23#83#57#115
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#3#9#5#16#4
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#8#5#15#4
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July-#1-#4-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#1-#5-#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#3#9#8#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#1#3#9#8#2
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#125#121#134--
Tenth Weekends Adjusted-#133#147--
Second Weekends Adjusted#1#4#2#24#9
Third Weekends Adjusted#4#9#2#24#20
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#6#17#4#80#58
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#26#38#30#162-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#86#73#42--
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#85#70#60#192-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#84#113#106--
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#5#6#7#15#24
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#3#9#8#2
 
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