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Iron Man 2

Iron Man

Spider-Man 3

X2: X-Men United

Spider-Man

The Avengers
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioParamountParamountSony / ColumbiaFoxSony / ColumbiaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 7, 2010May 2, 2008May 4, 2007May 2, 2003May 3, 2002May 4, 2012
Domestic Gross$312,433,331$318,412,101$336,530,303$214,949,694$403,706,375$623,357,910
Production Budget$200 million$140 million$258 million$110 million$139 million$220 million
Running Time2 hrs. 5 min.2 hrs. 6 min.2 hrs. 20 min.2 hrs. 14 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 22 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language. some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive contentsequences of intense action violencesci-fi action/violence, some sexuality and brief languagestylized violence and actionintense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.
 

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Domestic SummaryIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Total Gross$312,433,331$318,412,101$336,530,303$214,949,694$403,706,375$623,357,910
Opening Weekend*$128,122,480$98,618,668$151,116,516$85,558,731$114,844,116$207,438,708
Theaters4,3804,1054,2523,7413,6154,349
Average$29,252$24,024$35,540$22,870$31,768$47,698
Opening % of Total41.0%31.0%44.9%39.8%28.4%33.3%
Second Weekend Drop-59.4%-48.1%-61.5%-53.2%-37.8%-50.3%
Widest Release4,3904,1544,3243,7493,8764,349
Close DateAugust 19, 2010October 2, 2008August 19, 2007September 25, 2003August 18, 2002October 4, 2012
In Releasen/an/a112 days / 16 weeks147 days / 21 weeks108 days / 15 weeks154 days / 22 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Worldwide Gross$623,933,331$585,174,222$890,871,626$407,711,549$821,708,551$1,518,594,910
Foreign Gross$311,500,000$266,762,121$554,341,323$192,761,855$418,002,176$895,237,000
Foreign % of Worldwide49.9%45.6%62.2%47.3%50.9%59.0%
Domestic Gross$312,433,331$318,412,101$336,530,303$214,949,694$403,706,375$623,357,910
Domestic % of Worldwide50.1%54.4%37.8%52.7%49.1%41.0%
 
People SummaryIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Actor: Clark Gregg#3#2---#1
Actor: Elizabeth Banks--n/a-n/a-
Actor: Gwyneth Paltrow#3#2---n/a
Actor: James Franco--#3-#1-
Actor: Jon Favreaun/an/a----
Actor: Kirsten Dunst--#3-#1-
Actor: Paul Bettanyn/an/a---n/a
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.#4#3---#1
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson#3n/a---#1
Actor: Scarlett Johansson#2----#1
Actor: Tobey Maguire--#3-#1-
Actor: Willem Dafoe--n/a-#1-
Director: Jon Favreau#2#1----
Director: Sam Raimi--#3-#1-
Producer: Alan Fine#4----#1
Producer: Avi Arad-#4#3#7#1-
Producer: David Maisel#2#1----
Producer: Jon Favreau#4#3---#1
Producer: Kevin Feige#7#6#4#10-#1
Producer: Laura Ziskin--#3-#1-
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#5#4---#1
Producer: Stan Lee#8#7#5#13#3#1
Writer: Zak Penn---n/a-#1
 
Genres & FranchisesIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Brand: Marvel Comics#8#7#5#13#3#1
Franchise: Iron Man#3#2----
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#5#4---#1
Franchise: Spider-Man--#3-#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#10#9#7#18#5#1
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#16-#12--#2
Genre: Superhero#10#9#7#19#5#1
Genre: Superhero - Origin-#3--#1-
Showdown: 'Iron Man' Vs. 'Sherlock Holmes'#3#2----
Showdown: Avengers Assemble#3#2---#1
Showdown: Blockbuster Superhero Showdown----#4#1
Showdown: Clanging Metal#6#5----
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#5#4#3#6#2#1
Showdown: Spider-Man Versus Himself--#3-#1-
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish-#5#4#6#3#1
Showdown: Superhero Origin Showdown-#3--#1-
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers#3#2----
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
All Time Domestic#39#35#29#128#16#3
All Time Adjusted#170#128#102-#36#27
All Time Worldwide#86#102#32#191#42#3
Worldwide Openings#25#35#5#57#76#3
Foreign Opening Weekends#34#31#4#59-#12
Opening Weeks#17#37#11#55#19#1
Opening Day Gross#17#40#14#51#28#2
Single Day Gross#22#63#16#111#35#2
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#50-#31#10
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#65-#72-#38#4
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#55#13
Single Day Friday Gross#14#33#12#45#22#2
Single Day Monday Gross#92-#76-#61#11
Single Day Saturday Gross#8#23#4#42#13#1
Single Day Sunday Gross#19#31#5#57#18#1
Single Day Tuesday Gross#73-#80-#45#7
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#99#36
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#49-#36-#24#4
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#20#39#9#50#14#1
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#20#39#9#49#14#1
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#170--#177
Summer Starts#4#6#3#8#5#1
Opening Weekends#13#28#8#46#18#1
Opening Weekends - May#4#12#3#20#6#1
Opening Weekends - Summer#8#20#6#32#11#1
Ninth Weekends-#159--#88#44
Tenth Weekends-#190--#112#117
Top 10-Day Grosses#22#41#10#57#17#1
Top 3-Day Grosses#13#29#8#50#21#1
Top 4-Day Grosses#17#39#9#58#26#1
Top 6-Day Grosses#24#45#14#61#29#1
Top 7-Day Grosses#25#49#16#60#29#1
Top 8-Day Grosses#22#47#14#58#24#1
Top 9-Day Grosses#21#43#10#56#20#1
Top 5-Day Grosses#21#44#11#61#29#1
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#184#176#169#193#156#74
Consecutive Weekends At #1#175#166#158#186#143#58
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#60#51#69#87#40#29
Second Weekends#20#22#13#56#7#1
Third Weekends#37#17#25#139#3#2
Fourth Weekends#43#18#70#173#4#2
Fifth Weekends#147#19#165-#13#5
Sixth Weekends-#77--#28#15
Seventh Weekends-#81--#30#14
Eighth Weekends-#93--#72#21
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#620#367#660#495#178#419
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1225#781#1287#1011#378#872
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1753#1136#1834#1444#575#1258
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3582#2576#3701#3105#1602#2802
Rated PG-13#26#23#19#72#10#3
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#13#24#8#37#16#1
Widest Releases#4#28#10#134#96#9
Widest Opening Releases#3#35#17#127#179#8
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#3#25#13#70#95#7
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#3#21#8#75#53#7
Fastest to $100 million#14#28#11#63#22#1
Fastest to $150 million#26#43#8#61#29#1
Fastest to $200 million#23#46#15#92#21#1
Fastest to $250 million#26#38#16-#17#1
Fastest to $300 million#27#32#17-#16#1
Fastest to $350 million----#13#1
Fastest to $400 million----#11#1
Slowest to $100 million#549#535#552#500#541#562
Slowest to $200 million#122#99#130#53#124#144
BOM Users' Grades#217#10#471#105#120-
Opening Weeks Adjusted#27#46#7#43#8#1
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted----#24#21
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted----#80#57
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#111-#89#128#23#5
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#39#26
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#16#33#8#27#15#2
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#142-#87#169#48#23
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#14#30#3#27#2#1
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#28#40#3#36#6#1
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted----#97#68
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#120-#98#138#30#9
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#81#63
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#55#82#7#51#4#3
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#50#70#6#46#4#3
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#9#16#2#13#4#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted#18#35#3#30#8#1
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#13#25#3#20#8#1
Ninth Weekends Adjusted----#133#124
Second Weekends Adjusted#41#36#16#40#2#1
Third Weekends Adjusted#87#26#33#152#2#4
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#128#41#130-#4#6
Fifth Weekends Adjusted-#71--#30#26
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#168--#42#86
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#191--#60#85
Eighth Weekends Adjusted-#199--#106#84
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#53#36#28#69#7#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#16#26#3#23#8#1
 
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