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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.#5#4---#1
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#4n/a---#1
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#3----#1
Actor: Tobey Maguire--#3-#1-
Actor: Willem Dafoe--n/a-#1-
Director: Jon Favreau#2#1----
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#8#7#5#11-#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#10#9#7#16#4#1
Franchise: Iron Man#3#2----
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#6#5---#1
Franchise: Spider-Man--#3-#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#13#12#9#22#6#1
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#24-#18--#4
Genre: Superhero#13#12#9#23#6#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#3#2----
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
All Time Domestic#50#46#37#144#19#5
All Time Adjusted#180#132#106-#38#29
All Time Worldwide#104#120#39#220#52#5
Worldwide Openings#34#44#10#67#88#7
Foreign Opening Weekends#45#42#8#70-#18
Opening Weeks#25#49#16#67#27#3
Opening Day Gross#23#49#19#62#37#6
Single Day Gross#34#93#24#151#54#6
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#59-#38#13
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#81-#88-#50#7
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#66#18
Single Day Friday Gross#20#43#17#58#32#6
Single Day Monday Gross#104-#87-#71#15
Single Day Saturday Gross#14#34#8#58#19#2
Single Day Sunday Gross#27#41#10#73#26#3
Single Day Tuesday Gross#89-#96-#57#10
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#114#42
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#58-#45-#32#7
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#28#52#16#65#21#3
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#27#50#15#62#20#3
Summer Starts#5#7#4#9#6#1
Opening Weekends#19#38#12#58#26#3
Opening Weekends - May#5#13#4#21#7#1
Opening Weekends - Summer#10#23#8#36#14#2
Ninth Weekends-#169--#93#47
Tenth Weekends----#114#119
Top 10-Day Grosses#30#53#15#69#24#3
Top 3-Day Grosses#19#39#12#62#29#3
Top 4-Day Grosses#23#50#13#71#34#3
Top 6-Day Grosses#32#57#19#73#37#3
Top 7-Day Grosses#33#61#21#73#37#3
Top 8-Day Grosses#30#59#19#70#32#3
Top 9-Day Grosses#29#55#15#68#27#3
Top 5-Day Grosses#27#56#16#74#37#3
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#197#189#182#207#168#79
Consecutive Weekends At #1#187#178#170#199#154#62
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#65#56#74#92#42#29
Second Weekends#29#34#19#70#10#3
Third Weekends#46#22#34#158#5#3
Fourth Weekends#52#23#81#194#6#3
Fifth Weekends#160#23#180-#17#6
Sixth Weekends-#84--#31#18
Seventh Weekends-#87--#33#15
Eighth Weekends-#97--#75#21
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#693#402#738#550#195#467
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1333#837#1402#1093#408#943
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1881#1205#1970#1541#611#1343
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3758#2679#3886#3241#1661#2923
Rated PG-13#32#29#24#81#13#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#18#31#12#44#22#3
Widest Releases#4#34#10#165#114#9
Widest Opening Releases#3#41#20#156#218#8
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#3#30#15#87#115#7
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#3#25#8#92#62#7
Fastest to $100 million#20#38#16#74#30#3
Fastest to $150 million#34#54#12#73#37#3
Fastest to $200 million#31#57#20#106#28#3
Fastest to $250 million#35#48#21-#23#3
Fastest to $300 million#36#42#23-#21#3
Fastest to $350 million----#16#3
Fastest to $400 million----#14#3
Slowest to $100 million#584#566#588#530#574#601
Slowest to $200 million#132#106#143#57#135#160
BOM Users' Grades#217#10#471#105#120-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#34#54#10#51#11#3
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted----#28#24
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted----#85#61
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#126-#103#144#27#8
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#44#30
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#22#43#12#37#20#3
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#153-#96#181#53#26
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#19#36#5#33#4#1
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#34#49#6#45#9#1
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted----#104#74
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#135-#112#154#34#12
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#87#68
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#62#90#10#58#6#5
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#56#77#9#52#6#5
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#10#17#3#14#5#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#23#43#6#37#11#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#15#28#5#22#10#1
Ninth Weekends Adjusted----#136#127
Second Weekends Adjusted#48#41#19#47#4#3
Third Weekends Adjusted#96#30#38#161#3#5
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#135#44#137-#5#7
Fifth Weekends Adjusted-#75--#31#27
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#174--#42#89
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#196--#61#86
Eighth Weekends Adjusted----#107#84
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#58#39#31#75#9#7
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#21#32#6#29#11#2
 
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