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The Avengers

The Dark Knight

Spider-Man

The Dark Knight Rises

Avengers: Age of Ultron
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction ThrillerAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaWarner Bros.Sony / ColumbiaWarner Bros.Buena Vista
Release DateMay 4, 2012July 18, 2008May 3, 2002July 20, 2012May 1, 2015
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$459,005,868
Production Budget$220 million$185 million$139 million$250 million$250 million
Running Time2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 30 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 45 min.2 hrs. 21 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.intense sequences of violence and some menacestylized violence and actionintense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive moments.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Total Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$459,005,868
Opening Weekend*$207,438,708$158,411,483$114,844,116$160,887,295$191,271,109
Theaters4,3494,3663,6154,4044,276
Average$47,698$36,283$31,769$36,532$44,731
Opening % of Total33.3%29.7%28.4%35.9%41.7%
Second Weekend Drop-50.3%-52.5%-37.8%-61.4%-59.4%
Widest Release4,3494,3663,8764,4044,276
Close DateOctober 4, 2012March 5, 2009August 18, 2002December 13, 2012October 8, 2015
In Release154 days / 22 weeks231 days / 33 weeks108 days / 15 weeks147 days / 21 weeks161 days / 23 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Worldwide Gross$1,518,812,988$1,003,045,358$821,708,551$1,084,939,099$1,405,403,694
Foreign Gross$895,455,078$469,700,000$418,002,176$636,800,000$946,397,826
Foreign % of Worldwide59.0%46.8%50.9%58.7%67.3%
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099$459,005,868
Domestic % of Worldwide41.0%53.2%49.1%41.3%32.7%
 
People SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Actor: Chris Evans#3---#4
Actor: Chris Hemsworth#3---#4
Actor: Christian Bale-#1-#2-
Actor: Cillian Murphy-n/a-n/a-
Actor: Gary Oldman-#1-#2-
Actor: Jeremy Renner#2---#3
Actor: Mark Ruffalo#3---#4
Actor: Michael Caine-#1-#2-
Actor: Morgan Freeman-#1-#2-
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/a---#2
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#3---#4
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#1---#3
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#3---#4
Actor: Stellan Skarsgard#1---#2
Cinematographer: Wally Pfister-#1-#2-
Composer: Danny Elfman--#2-#1
Composer: Hans Zimmer-#1-#3-
Director: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2-
Director: Joss Whedon#1---#2
Producer: Alan Fine#1---#2
Producer: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2-
Producer: Emma Thomas-#1-#2-
Producer: Jon Favreau#1---#3
Producer: Kevin Feige#4---#5
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#1---#2
Producer: Stan Lee#1-#4-#2
Producer: Thomas Tull-#2-#3-
Producer: Victoria Alonso#1---#2
Writer: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2-
Writer: David S. Goyer-#1-#2-
Writer: Joss Whedon#1---#2
 
Genres & FranchisesThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Brand: DC Comics-#1-#2-
Brand: Legendary Pictures-#2-#3-
Brand: Marvel Comics#4-#9-#5
Franchise: Avengers#3---#4
Franchise: Batman-#1-#2-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#4---#5
Franchise: The Dark Knight Trilogy-#1-#2-
Genre: 3D#7---#14
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#4#5#12#7#6
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#7#10-#16#15
Genre: Superhero#4#6#13#8#7
Showdown: 'Avengers' Vs. 'Iron Man 3'#1---#2
Showdown: All Time Grossers#4#6---
Showdown: All Time Openers-#3-#4-
Showdown: Avengers Showdown#3---#4
Showdown: Batman Battle-#1-#2-
Showdown: Biggest 2D-Only Openers-#1-#2-
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#1#2#5#4#3
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#1-#2--
Showdown: MCU Top Openers#4---#5
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#1-#4-#2
Showdown: Superhero Smackdown---#2#1
 
Chart RankingsThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight RisesAvengers: Age of Ultron
Worldwide Yearly 2012#1--#3-
Yearly (Wide) 2012#1--#2-
Yearly 2012#1--#2-
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2012#1--#2-
Yearly Opening Weekends 2012#1--#2-
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2012#1--#2-
All Time Domestic#8#11#34#19#18
All Time Adjusted#29#33#41#73#100
All Time Worldwide#8#43#80#29#10
Worldwide Openings#12#72#139#44#13
Foreign Opening Weekends#25#177-#89#19
Opening Weeks#8#10#47#14#11
Opening Day Gross#9#24#57#12#6
Single Day Gross#12#31#100#15#8
Non-Opening Friday Gross#16#30#50#74#46
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#46#23-#40#121
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#20#12#94#19#46
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#32#12#100#30#72
Single Day Friday Gross#9#23#53#12#6
Single Day Monday Gross#27#13#101#25#68
Single Day Saturday Gross#4#23#37#32#15
Single Day Sunday Gross#6#13#45#18#10
Single Day Thursday Gross#58#29-#52#142
Single Day Tuesday Gross#24#15#102#23#51
Single Day Wednesday Gross#59#29#155#57#115
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#15#7#50#14#32
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#7#23#33#22#9
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends#151---#177
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#7#23#32#22#9
Friday Share of Opening Weekends-#165-#48#104
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends-#89-#25#58
Summer Starts#1-#9-#2
Opening Weekends#6#17#45#16#9
Opening Weekends - July-#4-#3-
Opening Weekends - May#1-#10-#2
Opening Weekends - Summer#2#10#24#9#4
Eleventh Weekends#156#121---
Ninth Weekends#51#65#107#194-
Tenth Weekends#135#71#130--
Top 10-Day Grosses#6#11#39#15#12
Top 3-Day Grosses#6#17#48#16#9
Top 4-Day Grosses#7#15#53#17#10
Top 6-Day Grosses#8#11#57#16#10
Top 7-Day Grosses#8#10#58#15#11
Top 8-Day Grosses#7#10#52#16#11
Top 9-Day Grosses#7#12#44#15#10
Top 5-Day Grosses#7#13#57#16#10
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#81#35#185#88#194
Consecutive Weekends At #1#63#27#171#71#180
Labor Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#50-#118-
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#34-#47-#58
Second Weekends#6#12#19#26#9
Third Weekends#6#14#12#23#17
Fourth Weekends#4#12#9#46#26
Fifth Weekends#7#17#26#72#60
Sixth Weekends#22#32#39#113#166
Seventh Weekends#18#20#38#90-
Eighth Weekends#24#50#85#182-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#573#649#226#946#892
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1095#1230#455#1678#1595
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1519#1694#668#2295#2186
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3183#3457#1777#4325#4173
Rated PG-13#8#10#23#13#12
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#6#14#34#13#8
Widest Releases#23#21#198#14#41
Widest Opening Releases#22#19#340#13#35
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#13#11#175#6#21
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#13#11#107#6#26
Fastest to $100 million#6#21#49#17#8
Fastest to $150 million#6#17#58#16#9
Fastest to $200 million#6#13#45#16#10
Fastest to $250 million#8#10#38#15#11
Fastest to $300 million#7#11#36#16#12
Fastest to $350 million#7#11#31#15#13
Fastest to $400 million#7#11#27#16#15
Fastest to $450 million#7#11--#15
Fastest to $500 million#7#12---
Slowest to $100 million#709#694#666#698#707
Slowest to $200 million#199#192#160#189#195
BOM Users' Grades-#1#120--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#5#6#17#11#14
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#26#38#29--
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#75#25#99#59#178
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#19#6#45#16#65
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#42#7#58#34#119
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#6#12#31#8#7
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#35#11#67#26#114
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#3#18#6#30#19
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#3#7#15#20#9
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#88#30#119#71#201
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#24#9#53#20#73
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#83#27#105#71#179
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#6#15#10#23#13
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#6#14#10#22#12
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July-#1-#5-
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#1-#6-#2
Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#8#18#15#7
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#1#4#12#10#3
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#129#125#139--
Tenth Weekends Adjusted-#138#152--
Second Weekends Adjusted#3#9#5#34#17
Third Weekends Adjusted#7#14#3#35#37
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#7#19#5#94#81
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#28#40#32#177-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#91#77#43--
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#88#72#61--
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#87#117#110--
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#7#10#12#22#28
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#8#16#14#7
 
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