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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Captain America 2

Iron Man 2

Thor: The Dark World

Guardians of the Galaxy 2

Ant-Man and the Wasp
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction
StudioBuena VistaBuena VistaParamountBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 1, 2015April 4, 2014May 7, 2010November 8, 2013May 5, 2017July 6, 2018
Domestic Gross$459,005,868$259,766,572$312,433,331$206,362,140$389,813,101$216,648,740
Production Budget$250 million$170 million$200 million$170 million$200 millionn/a
Running Time2 hrs. 21 min.2 hrs. 16 min.2 hrs. 5 min.2 hrs.2 hrs. 17 min.1 hr. 58 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive moments.intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout.sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language. sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive contentsome sci-fi action violence
 

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Domestic SummaryAvengers: Age of UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2Ant-Man and the Wasp
Total Gross$459,005,868$259,766,572$312,433,331$206,362,140$389,813,101$216,648,740
Opening Weekend*$191,271,109$95,023,721$128,122,480$85,737,841$146,510,104$75,812,205
Theaters4,2763,9384,3803,8414,3474,206
Average$44,731$24,130$29,252$22,322$33,704$18,025
Opening % of Total41.7%36.6%41.0%41.5%37.6%35.0%
Second Weekend Drop-59.4%-56.6%-59.4%-57.3%-55.5%-61.6%
Widest Release4,2763,9384,3903,8414,3474,206
Close DateOctober 8, 2015August 21, 2014August 19, 2010April 17, 2014September 21, 2017November 1, 2018
In Release161 days / 23 weeks140 days / 20 weeksn/a161 days / 23 weeks140 days / 20 weeks119 days / 17 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 UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2Ant-Man and the Wasp
Worldwide Gross$1,405,403,694$714,264,267$623,933,331$644,571,402$863,756,051$622,468,529
Foreign Gross$946,397,826$454,497,695$311,500,000$438,209,262$473,942,950$405,819,789
Foreign % of Worldwide67.3%63.6%49.9%68.0%54.9%65.2%
Domestic Gross$459,005,868$259,766,572$312,433,331$206,362,140$389,813,101$216,648,740
Domestic % of Worldwide32.7%36.4%50.1%32.0%45.1%34.8%
 
People SummaryAvengers: Age of UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2Ant-Man and the Wasp
Actor: Anthony Mackie#2#4----
Actor: Chris Evans#3#5-n/a--
Actor: Chris Hemsworth#3--#5--
Actor: Don Cheadle#2-#5---
Actor: Elizabeth Olsen#2n/a----
Actor: Idris Elba#2--#6--
Actor: Paul Bettany#2-n/a---
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#3-#8---
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#3#7#5---
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#3#8#6---
Actor: Stellan Skarsgard#2--#5--
Composer: Brian Tyler#1--#6--
Producer: Alan Fine#2#6#5#7--
Producer: Jon Favreau#2-#5---
Producer: Kevin Feige#4#15#14#20#7#18
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#2#7#6#8--
Producer: Stan Lee#2#11#9#15--
Producer: Victoria Alonso#2#5----
Writer: Christopher Markus-#4-#5--
Writer: Stephen McFeely-#4-#5--
 
Genres & FranchisesAvengers: Age of UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2Ant-Man and the Wasp
Brand: Marvel Comics#4#19#17#28#8#25
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#4#13#12#16#7#15
Genre: 3D#12#43-#71#20#64
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#5#25#22#39#11#34
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#13#57#42#87#24#77
Genre: Superhero#6#27#23#40#12#36
Showdown: 'Civil War' Comps#1#4----
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2-#3-#4--
Showdown: Marvel First Sequels#1#4#3#6#2#5
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers-#5#4---
 
Chart RankingsAvengers: Age of UltronCaptain America 2Iron Man 2Thor: The Dark WorldGuardians of the Galaxy 2Ant-Man and the Wasp
All Time Domestic#16#107#69#188#34#167
All Time Adjusted#97#295#191-#150-
All Time Worldwide#8#101#134#125#63#135
Worldwide Openings#11#86#52#67#38#91
Foreign Opening Weekends#17#95#74#59#61#81
Opening Weeks#9#76#38#90#25#98
Opening Day Gross#5#65#35#85#30#78
Single Day Gross#5#144#57#206#47#187
Non-Opening Friday Gross#42---#84-
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#38-#120-#48#81
Single Day Friday Gross#5#58#32#80#27#70
Single Day Monday Gross#64-#138#112#130-
Single Day Saturday Gross#12#60#25#77#15#178
Single Day Sunday Gross#8#86#41#107#18#155
Single Day Tuesday Gross#42-#128-#53#88
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#29-#78#59#73-
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#8#69#41#89#27#149
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#8#65#40#84#26#137
Friday Share of Opening Weekends#101----#91
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#57----#77
Summer Starts#2-#7-#6-
Opening Weekends#7#59#30#77#22#96
Opening Weekends - May#2-#7-#6-
Opening Weekends - Summer#3-#16-#12#55
Top 10-Day Grosses#10#80#43#95#24#119
Top 3-Day Grosses#7#60#30#81#22#96
Top 4-Day Grosses#8#72#35#82#24#106
Top 6-Day Grosses#8#83#45#93#29#104
Top 7-Day Grosses#9#85#46#95#30#105
Top 8-Day Grosses#9#83#44#96#28#110
Top 9-Day Grosses#8#82#42#95#24#115
Top 5-Day Grosses#8#79#39#89#26#103
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#189#122#215#267#209-
Consecutive Weekends At #1#175#107#205#266#198-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#56-#74-#60-
Second Weekends#8#86#42#110#18#193
Third Weekends#16#62#60-#24-
Fourth Weekends#25#68#66#198#30-
Fifth Weekends#54#197#186-#102-
Sixth Weekends#157#193--#158-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#846#751#847#773#717#903
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1528#1388#1529#1427#1338#1612
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#2110#1922#2111#1971#1853#2222
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#4077#3809#4078#3872#3700#4237
Rated PG-13#11#64#44#108#24#97
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#7#46#26#56#20#67
Widest Releases#29#152#9#198#19#48
Widest Opening Releases#26#143#9#183#18#47
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#18#82#7#103#13#34
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#21#86#6#109#13#34
Fastest to $100 million#7#73#31#89#25#106
Fastest to $150 million#7#80#47#111#24#126
Fastest to $200 million#8#82#44#162#29#140
Fastest to $250 million#9#95#51-#24-
Fastest to $300 million#10-#55-#23-
Fastest to $350 million#11---#25-
Slowest to $100 million#679#613#655#597#661#580
Slowest to $200 million#186#112#150#32#165#54
Opening Weeks Adjusted#12#112#45#139#42#172
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#59-#160-#88#138
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#7#72#30#97#32#98
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#110-#180#170#209-
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#16#91#25#115#27#303
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#7#127#44#159#29-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#66-#169-#97#147
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#12#163#70-#67-
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#11#139#64#180#61-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#2-#12-#11-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#6#77#31#114#30#160
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#3-#18-#17#98
Second Weekends Adjusted#16#138#59#196#44-
Third Weekends Adjusted#36#151#108-#69-
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#80#186#147-#108-
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#27#111#65#164#52#167
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#6#56#27#82#26#108
 
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