Superhero Origin Showdown


Guardians of the Galaxy

Man of Steel

Iron Man

Release Summary

Genre Comic Book Adaptation Adventure Origin Story Superhero Science Fiction Comic Book Adaptation Adventure Origin Story IMAX 3D Superhero Origin Story Alien Invasion Adventure Comic Book Adaptation IMAX 3D Superhero Comic Book Adaptation The Middle East Origin Story Adventure Superhero
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Warner Bros. Paramount Pictures
Release DateMay 3, 2002Aug 1, 2014Jun 14, 2013May 2, 2008
Gross To Date $403,706,375$333,176,600$291,045,518$318,604,126
Production Budget$139,000,000$170,000,000$225,000,000$140,000,000
Running Time2 hr 1 min2 hr 1 min2 hr 23 min2 hr 6 min
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $403,706,375$333,176,600$291,045,518$318,604,126
Opening Weekend $114,844,116$94,320,883$116,619,362$98,618,668
Opening % of Total28.4%28.3%40.1%31%
Widest Release3,8764,0884,2074,154
Close DateAug 18, 2002Jan 22, 2015Sep 19, 2013Oct 2, 2008
In Release243 days / 34 weeks518 days / 74 weeks201 days / 28 weeks974 days / 139 weeks
Weekends at #12412
Weekends in Top 1081058

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$821,708,551$772,776,600$668,045,518$585,366,247
Foreign Gross$418,002,176$439,600,000$377,000,000$266,762,121
Foreign % of Worldwide50.9%56.9%56.4%45.6%
Domestic Gross$403,706,375$333,176,600$291,045,518$318,604,126
Domestic % of Worldwide49.1%43.1%43.6%54.4%