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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$31,769$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$1,518,812,988
Foreign Gross$311,500,000$266,762,121$554,341,323$192,761,855$418,002,176$895,455,078
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#4#3---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.#8#7---#1
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#4n/a---#1
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#6----#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#14#12#9#18-#2
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#16#14#11#24#7#2
Franchise: Iron Man#3#2----
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#12#10---#2
Franchise: Spider-Man--#3-#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#21#19#14#33#10#2
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#38-#29--#5
Genre: Superhero#21#19#14#34#10#2
Genre: Superhero - Origin-#7--#3-
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#66#61#50#167#28#6
All Time Adjusted#189#140#112#231#39#29
All Time Worldwide#129#147#50#263#69#6
Worldwide Openings#50#61#13#90#117#10
Foreign Opening Weekends#70#65#11#97-#22
Opening Weeks#35#65#24#87#40#6
Opening Day Gross#33#66#26#81#51#8
Single Day Gross#53#133#38#202#84#9
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#74-#45#14
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#112-#121-#76#14
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#85#27
Single Day Friday Gross#30#60#24#78#46#8
Single Day Monday Gross#131-#110-#94#23
Single Day Saturday Gross#23#49#13#77#31#3
Single Day Sunday Gross#39#59#15#94#38#5
Single Day Tuesday Gross#120-#129-#83#17
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#137#53
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#73-#58-#45#12
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#39#68#22#84#28#6
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#38#64#21#79#27#6
Summer Starts#7#10#5#12#8#1
Opening Weekends#28#54#18#76#39#5
Opening Weekends - May#7#16#5#24#10#1
Opening Weekends - Summer#14#31#9#44#20#2
Ninth Weekends-#180--#102#51
Tenth Weekends----#124#129
Top 10-Day Grosses#41#67#23#89#32#5
Top 3-Day Grosses#28#55#18#80#42#5
Top 4-Day Grosses#33#66#19#89#47#6
Top 6-Day Grosses#42#73#26#92#49#6
Top 7-Day Grosses#43#77#29#93#50#6
Top 8-Day Grosses#41#74#27#90#44#6
Top 9-Day Grosses#40#70#23#88#37#6
Top 5-Day Grosses#37#72#23#94#50#6
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#213#204#195#225#180#81
Consecutive Weekends At #1#203#193#183#217#166#63
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#71#60#81#100#44#31
Second Weekends#40#45#29#89#16#5
Third Weekends#58#32#46#185#10#5
Fourth Weekends#65#33#95-#8#4
Fifth Weekends#179#28--#21#7
Sixth Weekends-#93--#35#20
Seventh Weekends-#96--#36#17
Eighth Weekends-#105--#81#23
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#818#458#868#633#214#536
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1492#914#1569#1204#438#1038
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2070#1297#2171#1676#648#1459
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4023#2824#4167#3438#1741#3096
Rated PG-13#43#39#32#96#20#6
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#25#42#17#56#31#5
Widest Releases#6#51#17#225#163#12
Widest Opening Releases#5#61#31#213#289#11
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#4#44#21#118#153#8
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#4#36#12#126#90#8
Fastest to $100 million#29#53#22#94#43#5
Fastest to $150 million#44#69#18#95#50#5
Fastest to $200 million#42#72#28#128#38#5
Fastest to $250 million#48#63#29-#31#6
Fastest to $300 million#52#58#32-#29#6
Fastest to $350 million----#24#6
Fastest to $400 million----#21#6
Slowest to $100 million#640#616#647#575#626#664
Slowest to $200 million#145#115#159#59#149#182
BOM Users' Grades#217#10#471#105#120-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#43#66#13#62#14#4
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted----#29#24
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted----#94#70
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#153-#125#173#38#14
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#53#37
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#29#57#14#49#27#5
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#176-#115#208#62#31
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#24#44#6#39#5#2
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#43#59#8#55#12#2
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted----#114#83
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#162-#134#183#45#18
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#99#77
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#69#100#13#64#9#6
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#63#87#12#58#9#6
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#12#19#3#16#6#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#30#53#9#46#16#3
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#17#32#5#26#11#1
Ninth Weekends Adjusted----#139#129
Second Weekends Adjusted#57#48#22#56#5#3
Third Weekends Adjusted#107#37#45#173#3#6
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#146#47#148-#5#7
Fifth Weekends Adjusted-#78--#32#28
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#182--#43#91
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#61#88
Eighth Weekends Adjusted----#109#86
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#64#45#35#85#10#7
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#27#39#9#36#15#3
 
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