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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$459,005,868
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.2 hrs. 21 min.
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$459,005,868
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$31,769$36,532$44,731
Opening % of Total33.3%29.7%28.4%35.9%41.7%
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, 2012October 8, 2015
In Release154 days / 22 weeks231 days / 33 weeks108 days / 15 weeks147 days / 21 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 AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Worldwide Gross$1,518,812,988$1,003,045,358$821,708,551$1,084,939,099$1,405,403,694
Foreign Gross$895,455,078$469,700,000$418,002,176$636,800,000$946,397,826
Foreign % of Worldwide59.0%46.8%50.9%58.7%67.3%
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$459,005,868
Domestic % of Worldwide41.0%53.2%49.1%41.3%32.7%
 
People SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Actor: Chris Evans#1---#3
Actor: Chris Hemsworth#1---#3
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---#3
Actor: Michael Caine-#1-#2-
Actor: Morgan Freeman-#1-#2-
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/a---#2
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#1---#3
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#1---#2
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#1---#3
Actor: Stellan Skarsgard#1---#2
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#2---#4
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#1---#2
Producer: Stan Lee#1-#4-#2
Producer: Thomas Tull-#2-#3-
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-#2-#3-
Brand: Marvel Comics#2-#7-#4
Franchise: Avengers#1---#3
Franchise: Batman-#1-#2-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#2---#4
Franchise: The Dark Knight Trilogy-#1-#2-
Genre: 3D#5---#11
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#2#4#10#6#5
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#5#8-#13#12
Genre: Superhero#2#4#10#6#5
Showdown: 'Avengers' Vs. 'Iron Man 3'#1---#2
Showdown: All Time Grossers#4#6---
Showdown: All Time Openers-#3-#4-
Showdown: Avengers Showdown#1---#3
Showdown: Batman Battle-#1-#2-
Showdown: Biggest 2D-Only Openers-#1-#2-
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#1#2#5#4#3
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#1-#2--
Showdown: MCU Top Openers#2---#4
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#1-#4-#2
Showdown: Superhero Smackdown---#2#1
 
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#6#9#28#16#15
All Time Adjusted#29#32#39#70#96
All Time Worldwide#6#34#69#22#8
Worldwide Openings#10#62#117#39#11
Foreign Opening Weekends#22#150-#73#17
Opening Weeks#6#7#40#11#8
Opening Day Gross#8#21#51#10#5
Single Day Gross#9#26#84#11#5
Non-Opening Friday Gross#14#27#45#68#41
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#41#21-#35#108
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#14#8#76#13#35
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#27#9#85#25#61
Single Day Friday Gross#8#20#46#10#5
Single Day Monday Gross#23#11#94#21#61
Single Day Saturday Gross#3#17#31#26#11
Single Day Sunday Gross#5#9#38#14#7
Single Day Thursday Gross#53#27-#47#128
Single Day Tuesday Gross#17#10#83#16#39
Single Day Wednesday Gross#53#26#137#51#102
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#12#6#45#11#27
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#6#20#28#19#8
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends#139---#164
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#6#20#27#19#8
Friday Share of Opening Weekends-#154-#46#98
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends-#80-#24#57
Summer Starts#1-#8-#2
Opening Weekends#5#14#39#13#7
Opening Weekends - July-#3-#2-
Opening Weekends - May#1-#10-#2
Opening Weekends - Summer#2#8#20#7#3
Eleventh Weekends#149#116---
Ninth Weekends#51#63#102#185-
Tenth Weekends#129#68#124--
Top 10-Day Grosses#5#8#32#12#9
Top 3-Day Grosses#5#14#42#13#7
Top 4-Day Grosses#6#12#47#14#7
Top 6-Day Grosses#6#8#50#13#7
Top 7-Day Grosses#6#7#50#12#8
Top 8-Day Grosses#6#7#44#13#8
Top 9-Day Grosses#6#9#37#12#7
Top 5-Day Grosses#6#10#50#13#7
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#81#35#180#87#188
Consecutive Weekends At #1#63#27#166#70#174
Labor Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#46-#111-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#31-#44-#54
Second Weekends#5#9#16#22#7
Third Weekends#5#12#10#20#15
Fourth Weekends#4#10#8#41#24
Fifth Weekends#7#15#21#63#52
Sixth Weekends#20#30#35#102#151
Seventh Weekends#17#19#36#83-
Eighth Weekends#23#48#81#173-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#536#605#214#866#817
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1038#1163#438#1567#1491
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1459#1619#648#2167#2069
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3096#3353#1741#4161#4022
Rated PG-13#6#9#20#12#11
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#5#13#31#12#7
Widest Releases#13#11#164#5#26
Widest Opening Releases#12#9#290#4#23
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#9#7#154#3#16
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#9#7#91#3#19
Fastest to $100 million#5#18#43#14#7
Fastest to $150 million#5#14#51#13#7
Fastest to $200 million#5#10#38#13#7
Fastest to $250 million#6#7#31#12#8
Fastest to $300 million#6#8#29#13#9
Fastest to $350 million#6#8#24#12#10
Fastest to $400 million#6#8#21#13#12
Fastest to $450 million#6#8--#12
Fastest to $500 million#6#9---
Slowest to $100 million#664#651#626#655#662
Slowest to $200 million#182#177#149#174#180
BOM Users' Grades-#1#120--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#4#5#14#9#11
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#24#36#29--
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#70#23#94#56#167
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#14#5#38#11#57
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#37#5#53#29#111
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#5#11#27#8#7
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#31#10#62#23#107
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#2#15#5#25#16
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#2#6#12#17#7
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#83#28#114#68#190
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#18#7#45#14#64
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#77#25#99#65#169
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#6#14#9#22#12
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#6#13#9#21#11
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July-#1-#4-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#1-#6-#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#7#16#13#6
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#1#4#11#9#3
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#129#125#139--
Tenth Weekends Adjusted-#136#150--
Second Weekends Adjusted#3#8#5#31#16
Third Weekends Adjusted#6#13#3#33#35
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#7#19#5#92#79
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#28#40#32#171#198
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#91#77#43--
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#88#72#61#200-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#86#116#109--
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#7#9#10#21#27
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#7#15#13#6
 
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