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The Avengers

The Dark Knight

Spider-Man

The Dark Knight Rises
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction Thriller
StudioBuena VistaWarner Bros.Sony / ColumbiaWarner Bros.
Release DateMay 4, 2012July 18, 2008May 3, 2002July 20, 2012
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099
Production Budget$220 million$185 million$139 million$250 million
Running Time2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 30 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 45 min.
MPAA RatingPG-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.
 

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Domestic SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight Rises
Total Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099
Opening Weekend*$207,438,708$158,411,483$114,844,116$160,887,295
Theaters4,3494,3663,6154,404
Average$47,698$36,283$31,768$36,532
Opening % of Total33.3%29.7%28.4%35.9%
Second Weekend Drop-50.3%-52.5%-37.8%-61.4%
Widest Release4,3494,3663,8764,404
Close DateOctober 4, 2012March 5, 2009August 18, 2002December 13, 2012
In Release154 days / 22 weeks231 days / 33 weeks108 days / 15 weeks147 days / 21 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 Rises
Worldwide Gross$1,518,594,910$1,003,045,358$821,708,551$1,084,439,099
Foreign Gross$895,237,000$469,700,000$418,002,176$636,300,000
Foreign % of Worldwide59.0%46.8%50.9%58.7%
Domestic Gross$623,357,910$533,345,358$403,706,375$448,139,099
Domestic % of Worldwide41.0%53.2%49.1%41.3%
 
People SummaryThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight Rises
Actor: Christian Bale-#1-#2
Actor: Cillian Murphy-n/a-n/a
Actor: Gary Oldman-#1-#2
Actor: Michael Caine-#1-#2
Actor: Morgan Freeman-#1-#2
Cinematographer: Wally Pfister-#1-#2
Composer: Hans Zimmer-#1-#2
Director: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2
Producer: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2
Producer: Emma Thomas-#1-#2
Producer: Stan Lee#1-#3-
Producer: Thomas Tull-#1-#2
Writer: Christopher Nolan-#1-#2
Writer: David S. Goyer-#1-#2
 
Genres & FranchisesThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight Rises
Brand: DC Comics-#1-#2
Brand: Legendary Pictures-#1-#2
Brand: Marvel Comics#1-#3-
Franchise: Batman-#1-#2
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#1#2#5#3
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#2#3-#4
Genre: Superhero#1#2#5#3
Showdown: All Time Grossers#2#4--
Showdown: All Time Openers-#1-#2
Showdown: Batman Battle-#1-#2
Showdown: Biggest 2D-Only Openers-#1-#2
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown#1#2#4#3
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#1-#2-
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#1-#3-
 
Chart RankingsThe AvengersThe Dark KnightSpider-ManThe Dark Knight Rises
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#3#4#16#7
All Time Adjusted#27#29#36#63
All Time Worldwide#3#19#42#10
Worldwide Openings#3#36#75#19
Foreign Opening Weekends#12#95-#37
Opening Weeks#1#2#19#4
Opening Day Gross#2#11#28#3
Single Day Gross#2#12#35#3
Non-Opening Friday Gross#10#18#31#45
Non-Opening Thursday Gross#28#13-#23
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#4#1#37#3
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#13#5#55#12
Single Day Friday Gross#2#10#22#3
Single Day Monday Gross#11#4#61#10
Single Day Saturday Gross#1#6#13#9
Single Day Sunday Gross#1#2#18#4
Single Day Thursday Gross#38#19-#33
Single Day Tuesday Gross#7#3#44#6
Single Day Wednesday Gross#36#21#99#35
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#4#1#24#3
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#1#8#14#7
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends#102#192-#187
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#1#8#14#7
Friday Share of Opening Weekends-#114-#31
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends#173#53-#17
Summer Starts#1-#5-
Opening Weekends#1#5#18#4
Opening Weekends - July-#3-#2
Opening Weekends - May#1-#6-
Opening Weekends - Summer#1#5#11#4
Eleventh Weekends#133#106--
Ninth Weekends#44#56#87#163
Tenth Weekends#116#61#111-
Top 10-Day Grosses#1#2#17#4
Top 3-Day Grosses#1#5#21#4
Top 4-Day Grosses#1#4#26#5
Top 6-Day Grosses#1#2#29#5
Top 7-Day Grosses#1#2#29#5
Top 8-Day Grosses#1#2#24#4
Top 9-Day Grosses#1#2#20#4
Top 5-Day Grosses#1#2#29#5
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#73#33#155#76
Consecutive Weekends At #1#58#25#142#62
Labor Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#39-#93
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#29-#40-
Second Weekends#1#3#7#10
Third Weekends#2#4#3#7
Fourth Weekends#2#5#4#26
Fifth Weekends#5#7#12#46
Sixth Weekends#15#23#27#81
Seventh Weekends#14#16#29#68
Eighth Weekends#21#42#71#151
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#408#462#175#646
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#854#959#374#1263
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1239#1377#570#1808
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#2782#3009#1597#3671
Rated PG-13#3#4#10#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#1#5#16#4
Widest Releases#9#7#95#3
Widest Opening Releases#8#5#176#2
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#7#5#94#2
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#7#5#52#2
Fastest to $100 million#1#8#22#5
Fastest to $150 million#1#5#29#4
Fastest to $200 million#1#2#21#5
Fastest to $250 million#1#2#17#4
Fastest to $300 million#1#2#16#3
Fastest to $350 million#1#2#13#3
Fastest to $400 million#1#2#11#4
Fastest to $450 million#1#2--
Fastest to $500 million#1#3--
Slowest to $100 million#557#550#536#553
Slowest to $200 million#144#143#124#140
BOM Users' Grades-#1#120-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1#2#8#4
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted#21#31#24-
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted#57#21#80#47
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#5#1#23#4
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#26#3#39#21
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#2#5#15#3
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#23#6#48#16
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#1#8#2#15
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#1#2#6#10
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#68#26#97#57
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#9#3#30#7
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#63#22#81#56
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#3#8#4#15
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#3#7#4#14
Opening Weekends Adjusted - July-#1-#4
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#1-#4-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#2#8#7
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#1#2#8#7
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#124#120#133-
Tenth Weekends Adjusted-#133#147-
Second Weekends Adjusted#1#4#2#23
Third Weekends Adjusted#4#9#2#23
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#6#17#4#78
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#26#38#30#160
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#86#73#42-
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#85#70#60#189
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#84#113#106-
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#5#6#7#15
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#1#2#8#7
 
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