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Iron Man 2

Iron Man

Spider-Man 3

X2: X-Men United

Spider-Man

The Avengers
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioParamountParamountSony / ColumbiaFoxSony / ColumbiaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 7, 2010May 2, 2008May 4, 2007May 2, 2003May 3, 2002May 4, 2012
Domestic Gross$312,433,331$318,412,101$336,530,303$214,949,694$403,706,375$623,357,910
Production Budget$200 million$140 million$258 million$110 million$139 million$220 million
Running Time2 hrs. 5 min.2 hrs. 6 min.2 hrs. 20 min.2 hrs. 14 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 22 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language. some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive contentsequences of intense action violencesci-fi action/violence, some sexuality and brief languagestylized violence and actionintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.
 

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Domestic SummaryIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Total Gross$312,433,331$318,412,101$336,530,303$214,949,694$403,706,375$623,357,910
Opening Weekend*$128,122,480$98,618,668$151,116,516$85,558,731$114,844,116$207,438,708
Theaters4,3804,1054,2523,7413,6154,349
Average$29,252$24,024$35,540$22,870$31,768$47,698
Opening % of Total41.0%31.0%44.9%39.8%28.4%33.3%
Second Weekend Drop-59.4%-48.1%-61.5%-53.2%-37.8%-50.3%
Widest Release4,3904,1544,3243,7493,8764,349
Close DateAugust 19, 2010October 2, 2008August 19, 2007September 25, 2003August 18, 2002October 4, 2012
In Releasen/an/a112 days / 16 weeks147 days / 21 weeks108 days / 15 weeks154 days / 22 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 Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Worldwide Gross$623,933,331$585,174,222$890,871,626$407,711,549$821,708,551$1,519,557,910
Foreign Gross$311,500,000$266,762,121$554,341,323$192,761,855$418,002,176$896,200,000
Foreign % of Worldwide49.9%45.6%62.2%47.3%50.9%59.0%
Domestic Gross$312,433,331$318,412,101$336,530,303$214,949,694$403,706,375$623,357,910
Domestic % of Worldwide50.1%54.4%37.8%52.7%49.1%41.0%
 
People SummaryIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Actor: Clark Gregg#3#2---#1
Actor: Elizabeth Banks--n/a-n/a-
Actor: Gwyneth Paltrow#3#2---n/a
Actor: James Franco--#3-#1-
Actor: Jon Favreaun/an/a----
Actor: Kirsten Dunst--#3-#1-
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/an/a---n/a
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#6#5---#1
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#4n/a---#1
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#5----#1
Actor: Tobey Maguire--#3-#1-
Actor: Willem Dafoe--n/a-#1-
Director: Jon Favreau#3#2----
Director: Sam Raimi--#3-#1-
Producer: Alan Fine#5----#1
Producer: Avi Arad-#4#3#7#1-
Producer: David Maisel#2#1----
Producer: Jon Favreau#5#4---#1
Producer: Kevin Feige#9#8#6#12-#1
Producer: Laura Ziskin--#3-#1-
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#6#5---#1
Producer: Stan Lee#9#8#6#14#4#1
Writer: Zak Penn---n/a-#1
 
Genres & FranchisesIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Brand: Marvel Comics#11#10#8#17#5#1
Franchise: Iron Man#3#2----
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#7#6---#1
Franchise: Spider-Man--#3-#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#14#13#10#23#7#1
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#26-#21--#4
Genre: Superhero#14#13#10#24#7#1
Genre: Superhero - Origin-#4--#1-
Showdown: 'Iron Man' Vs. 'Sherlock Holmes'#3#2----
Showdown: Avengers Assemble#3#2---#1
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown----#5#1
Showdown: Clanging Metal#6#5----
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#5#4#3#6#2#1
Showdown: Spider-Man Versus Himself--#3-#1-
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish-#6#5-#4#1
Showdown: Superhero Origin Showdown-#3--#1-
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers#4#3----
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
All Time Domestic#52#48#40#146#20#5
All Time Adjusted#183#133#106-#38#29
All Time Worldwide#105#121#41#224#54#5
Worldwide Openings#35#45#10#69#91#7
Foreign Opening Weekends#47#44#8#72-#18
Opening Weeks#27#51#18#69#29#3
Opening Day Gross#25#51#20#64#39#6
Single Day Gross#37#98#26#157#58#6
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#61-#39#13
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#84-#91-#53#8
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#68#19
Single Day Friday Gross#22#45#18#60#34#6
Single Day Monday Gross#108-#90-#74#16
Single Day Saturday Gross#15#36#9#60#21#2
Single Day Sunday Gross#29#43#11#75#28#3
Single Day Tuesday Gross#92-#99-#60#11
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#116#43
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#61-#47-#34#8
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#30#54#17#67#22#3
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#29#52#16#64#21#3
Summer Starts#6#8#5#10#7#1
Opening Weekends#21#40#13#60#28#3
Opening Weekends - May#6#14#5#22#8#1
Opening Weekends - Summer#12#25#9#38#16#2
Ninth Weekends-#170--#93#47
Tenth Weekends----#115#120
Top 10-Day Grosses#32#55#17#71#26#3
Top 3-Day Grosses#21#41#13#64#31#3
Top 4-Day Grosses#25#52#14#73#36#3
Top 6-Day Grosses#34#59#21#75#39#3
Top 7-Day Grosses#35#63#23#75#39#3
Top 8-Day Grosses#32#61#21#72#34#3
Top 9-Day Grosses#31#57#17#70#29#3
Top 5-Day Grosses#29#58#18#76#39#3
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#198#190#182#209#168#79
Consecutive Weekends At #1#188#179#170#201#154#62
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#68#58#78#96#43#30
Second Weekends#31#36#21#72#12#3
Third Weekends#47#23#35#159#5#3
Fourth Weekends#53#24#83#196#6#3
Fifth Weekends#161#24#182-#18#6
Sixth Weekends-#85--#32#18
Seventh Weekends-#88--#33#15
Eighth Weekends-#98--#75#21
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#702#404#748#555#196#470
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1344#840#1414#1100#409#947
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1892#1208#1982#1548#612#1347
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3773#2685#3902#3251#1665#2930
Rated PG-13#33#30#25#82#14#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#19#32#13#45#23#3
Widest Releases#4#36#10#172#120#9
Widest Opening Releases#3#45#21#163#225#8
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#3#33#15#91#119#7
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#3#26#8#96#66#7
Fastest to $100 million#22#40#17#76#32#3
Fastest to $150 million#36#56#13#75#39#3
Fastest to $200 million#33#59#22#108#30#3
Fastest to $250 million#37#50#23-#25#3
Fastest to $300 million#39#45#25-#23#3
Fastest to $350 million----#17#3
Fastest to $400 million----#15#3
Slowest to $100 million#586#568#591#532#576#605
Slowest to $200 million#132#106#143#57#135#162
BOM Users' Grades#217#10#471#105#120-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#36#56#10#53#11#3
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted----#28#24
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted----#86#62
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#129-#106#147#28#9
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#45#31
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#23#45#13#39#21#3
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#157-#99#185#54#26
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#20#38#5#35#4#1
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#36#51#6#47#9#1
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted----#105#75
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#138-#115#157#35#13
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#88#69
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#63#92#10#59#6#5
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#57#79#9#53#6#5
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#11#18#3#15#6#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#24#45#6#39#12#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#16#30#5#24#11#1
Ninth Weekends Adjusted----#136#127
Second Weekends Adjusted#50#43#21#49#4#3
Third Weekends Adjusted#97#30#38#162#3#5
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#136#45#138-#5#7
Fifth Weekends Adjusted-#76--#31#27
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#175--#42#89
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#197--#61#86
Eighth Weekends Adjusted----#107#84
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#59#40#31#76#9#7
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#22#33#6#30#12#2
 
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