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Movie Summary
Avengers: Age of Ultron

The Avengers

Captain America 3

Black Panther

Avengers: Infinity War
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 1, 2015May 4, 2012May 6, 2016February 16, 2018April 27, 2018
Domestic Gross$459,005,868$623,357,910$408,084,349$700,059,566$678,815,482
Production Budget$250 million$220 million$250 millionn/an/a
Running Time2 hrs. 21 min.2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 27 min.2 hrs. 20 min.2 hrs. 36 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive moments.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.extended sequences of violence, action and mayhemprolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gestureintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, language and some crude references
 

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Domestic SummaryAvengers: Age of UltronThe AvengersCaptain America 3Black PantherAvengers: Infinity War
Total Gross$459,005,868$623,357,910$408,084,349$700,059,566$678,815,482
Opening Weekend*$191,271,109$207,438,708$179,139,142$202,003,951$257,698,183
Theaters4,2764,3494,2264,0204,474
Average$44,731$47,698$42,390$50,250$57,599
Opening % of Total41.7%33.3%43.9%28.9%38.0%
Second Weekend Drop-59.4%-50.3%-59.5%-44.7%-55.5%
Widest Release4,2764,3494,2264,0844,474
Close DateOctober 8, 2015October 4, 2012September 22, 2016August 9, 2018September 13, 2018
In Release161 days / 23 weeks154 days / 22 weeks140 days / 20 weeks175 days / 25 weeks140 days / 20 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryAvengers: Age of UltronThe AvengersCaptain America 3Black PantherAvengers: Infinity War
Worldwide Gross$1,405,403,694$1,518,812,988$1,153,304,495$1,346,862,917$2,046,470,714
Foreign Gross$946,397,826$895,455,078$745,220,146$646,803,351$1,367,655,232
Foreign % of Worldwide67.3%59.0%64.6%48.0%66.8%
Domestic Gross$459,005,868$623,357,910$408,084,349$700,059,566$678,815,482
Domestic % of Worldwide32.7%41.0%35.4%52.0%33.2%
 
People SummaryAvengers: Age of UltronThe AvengersCaptain America 3Black PantherAvengers: Infinity War
Actor: Andy Serkisn/a--#2-
Actor: Anthony Mackie#2-#3-#1
Actor: Chadwick Boseman--#3#1#2
Actor: Chris Evans#3#2#4-#1
Actor: Chris Hemsworth#3#2--#1
Actor: Don Cheadle#2-#4-#1
Actor: Elizabeth Olsen#2-#3-#1
Actor: Gwyneth Paltrow-n/a--#1
Actor: Idris Elba#2---#1
Actor: Jeremy Renner#2#1#3--
Actor: Josh Brolin#2---#1
Actor: Mark Ruffalo#3#2--#1
Actor: Martin Freeman--#2#1-
Actor: Paul Bettany#2n/a#3-#1
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#3#2#5-#1
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#3#1--n/a
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#3#2#4-#1
Actor: Sebastian Stan--#2-#1
Actor: Stellan Skarsgard#2#1---
Actor: Tom Hiddleston-#2--#1
Actor: Tom Holland--#2-#1
Actor: William Hurt--#2-#1
Composer: Alan Silvestri-#2--#1
Director: Anthony Russo--#2-#1
Director: Joe Russo--#2-#1
Director: Joss Whedon#2#1---
Producer: Alan Fine#2#1---
Producer: Jon Favreau#2#1---
Producer: Kevin Feige#4#3#6#1#2
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#2#1---
Producer: Stan Lee#2#1---
Producer: Victoria Alonso#2#1---
Writer: Christopher Markus--#2-#1
Writer: Joss Whedon#2#1---
Writer: Stephen McFeely--#2-#1
 
Genres & FranchisesAvengers: Age of UltronThe AvengersCaptain America 3Black PantherAvengers: Infinity War
Brand: Marvel Comics#4#3#6#1#2
Franchise: Avengers#3#2--#1
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#4#3#6#1#2
Genre: 3D#12#6#17#3#4
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#5#3#9#1#2
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#13#6#20#3#4
Genre: Superhero#6#3#10#1#2
Showdown: 'Avengers' Vs. 'Iron Man 3'#2#1---
Showdown: 'Civil War' Comps#1-#3--
Showdown: Avengers Showdown#3#2--#1
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#3#1---
Showdown: MCU Top Openers#4#3#5#1#2
Showdown: Opening Weekend Showdown-#5-#2#3
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#2#1---
 
Chart RankingsAvengers: Age of UltronThe AvengersCaptain America 3Black PantherAvengers: Infinity War
All Time Domestic#16#7#27#3#4
All Time Adjusted#97#29#124#30#35
All Time Worldwide#8#6#19#9#4
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days---#1#2
Worldwide Openings#11#10#14#16#1
Foreign Opening Weekends#17#22#18#27#2
Opening Weeks#9#6#13#5#2
Opening Day Gross#5#8#11#9#2
Single Day Gross#5#9#12#10#2
Non-Opening Friday Gross#42#14#50#16#8
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#111#42#128#32#24
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#38#16#31#10#6
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#66#28#75#20#13
Single Day Friday Gross#5#8#11#9#2
Single Day Monday Gross#64#24#63#1#10
Single Day Saturday Gross#12#3#9#5#1
Single Day Sunday Gross#8#5#14#3#1
Single Day Thursday Gross#131#54#150#41#30
Single Day Tuesday Gross#42#19#35#12#8
Single Day Wednesday Gross#107#54#123#44#34
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#29#13#28#106#5
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#8#6#9#4#2
Theater Averages - All Time Adjusted-#177-#153#112
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends#166#140#187#127#94
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#8#6#9#4#2
Friday Share of Opening Weekends#99-#172--
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#57-#179-#127
Summer Starts#2#1#3-#9
Opening Weekends#7#5#9#6#1
Opening Weekends - May#2#1#3--
Opening Weekends - Summer#3#2#5--
Eleventh Weekends-#151-#20-
Ninth Weekends-#51-#26#148
Tenth Weekends-#130-#25-
Top 10-Day Grosses#10#5#12#3#2
Top 3-Day Grosses#7#5#9#6#1
Top 4-Day Grosses#8#6#9#3#2
Top 6-Day Grosses#8#6#11#5#2
Top 7-Day Grosses#9#6#14#5#2
Top 8-Day Grosses#9#6#13#5#2
Top 9-Day Grosses#8#6#12#3#2
Top 5-Day Grosses#8#6#9#3#2
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#189#81#199#20#82
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive)---#50#114
Consecutive Weekends At #1#175#63#188#16#64
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5---#67#98
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#56#33#77-#72
Second Weekends#8#5#13#3#2
Third Weekends#16#5#28#3#4
Fourth Weekends#25#4#82#3#5
Fifth Weekends#54#7#191#4#12
Sixth Weekends#156#21-#4#32
Seventh Weekends-#17-#7#48
Eighth Weekends-#23-#10#50
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#836#545#842#369#708
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1516#1051#1524#730#1327
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2096#1472#2104#1051#1840
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4059#3116#4070#2457#3683
Rated PG-13#11#7#18#3#4
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#7#5#8#6#1
Widest Releases#29#16#43#86#3
Widest Opening Releases#26#15#43#105#3
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#18#11#31#68#2
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#21#11#31#59#2
Fastest to $100 million#7#5#8#6#2
Fastest to $150 million#7#5#9#6#1
Fastest to $200 million#8#5#9#6#1
Fastest to $250 million#9#6#12#3#1
Fastest to $300 million#10#6#12#5#2
Fastest to $350 million#11#6#15#3#2
Fastest to $400 million#13#6#18#3#2
Fastest to $450 million#13#6-#5#2
Fastest to $500 million-#6-#4#2
Slowest to $100 million#675#677#674#676#680
Slowest to $200 million#185#188#184#187#192
Opening Weeks Adjusted#12#4#17#7#2
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted-#24-#40#32
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#170#71-#69#60
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#59#15#54#13#9
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#114#38#129#42#26
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#7#5#15#19#4
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#110#32#113#3#19
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#16#2#11#9#1
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#7#2#23#5#1
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#193#84-#82#73
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#66#19#61#16#12
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#172#78#189#82#61
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#12#6#18#8#4
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#11#6#17#8#4
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#2#1#5--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#6#3#14#8#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#3#1#10--
Ninth Weekends Adjusted-#129-#111-
Second Weekends Adjusted#16#3#28#6#5
Third Weekends Adjusted#36#6#76#4#9
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#80#7-#8#34
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#200#28-#18#82
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#91-#36#156
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#88-#66-
Eighth Weekends Adjusted-#86-#76#199
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#27#7#38#8#10
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#6#3#14#8#2
 
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