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Spider-Man

Iron Man

Man of Steel

Guardians of the Galaxy
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioSony / ColumbiaParamountWarner Bros.Buena Vista
Release DateMay 3, 2002May 2, 2008June 14, 2013August 1, 2014
Domestic Gross$403,706,375$318,412,101$291,045,518$328,826,537
Production Budget$139 million$140 million$225 million$170 million
Running Time2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 6 min.2 hrs. 23 min.2 hrs. 1 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonstylized violence and actionsome intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive contentintense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.
 

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Domestic SummarySpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Total Gross$403,706,375$318,412,101$291,045,518$328,826,537
Opening Weekend*$114,844,116$98,618,668$116,619,362$94,320,883
Theaters3,6154,1054,2074,080
Average$31,768$24,024$27,720$23,118
Opening % of Total28.4%31.0%40.1%28.7%
Second Weekend Drop-37.8%-48.1%-64.6%-55.3%
Widest Release3,8764,1544,2074,088
Close DateAugust 18, 2002October 2, 2008September 19, 2013n/a
In Release108 days / 15 weeksn/a98 days / 14 weeks91 days / 13 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummarySpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Worldwide Gross$821,708,551$585,174,222$668,045,518$752,826,537
Foreign Gross$418,002,176$266,762,121$377,000,000$424,000,000
Foreign % of Worldwide50.9%45.6%56.4%56.3%
Domestic Gross$403,706,375$318,412,101$291,045,518$328,826,537
Domestic % of Worldwide49.1%54.4%43.6%43.7%
 
People SummarySpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Producer: Avi Arad#1#4--
Producer: Kevin Feige-#6-#5
Producer: Louis D'Esposito-#4-#3
Producer: Stan Lee#3#7-#6
 
Genres & FranchisesSpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#3#7-#6
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe-#4-#3
Genre: 3D--#13#10
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#5#9#11#8
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)--#25#14
Genre: Superhero#5#9#11#8
Genre: Superhero - Origin#1#3#4#2
Showdown: Marvel Comics Showdown#2#4--
Showdown: Summer Starter Skirmish#3#5--
Showdown: Superhero Origin Showdown#1#3#4#2
 
Chart RankingsSpider-ManIron ManMan of SteelGuardians of the Galaxy
All Time Domestic#16#35#57#32
All Time Adjusted#36#128-#154
All Time Worldwide#42#102#75#55
Worldwide Openings#75#35#33#55
Foreign Opening Weekends-#31#51#61
Opening Weeks#19#37#18#32
Opening Day Gross#28#40#21#33
Single Day Gross#35#63#34#59
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#37-#25#19
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#55-#41#44
Single Day Friday Gross#22#33#16#27
Single Day Monday Gross#61-#42#51
Single Day Saturday Gross#13#23#27#49
Single Day Sunday Gross#18#31#6#36
Single Day Tuesday Gross#44-#30#24
Single Day Wednesday Gross#99-#81#84
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#24-#14#19
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#14#39#22#48
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#14#39#22#47
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#136#127
Summer Starts#5#6--
Opening Weekends#18#28#16#32
Opening Weekends - May#6#12--
Opening Weekends - Summer#11#20#10#23
Ninth Weekends#88#159-#64
Tenth Weekends#112#190-#59
Top 10-Day Grosses#17#41#29#38
Top 3-Day Grosses#21#29#19#33
Top 4-Day Grosses#26#39#23#38
Top 6-Day Grosses#29#45#26#42
Top 7-Day Grosses#29#49#26#43
Top 8-Day Grosses#24#47#26#42
Top 9-Day Grosses#20#43#27#40
Top 5-Day Grosses#29#44#25#43
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#156#176-#45
Consecutive Weekends At #1#143#166-#76
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#40#51--
Second Weekends#7#22#51#48
Third Weekends#3#17#78#41
Fourth Weekends#4#18#137#34
Fifth Weekends#13#19-#7
Sixth Weekends#28#77-#26
Seventh Weekends#30#81-#24
Eighth Weekends#72#93-#46
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#178#365#698#530
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#378#777#1344#1079
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#574#1131#1915#1544
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#1601#2571#3835#3268
Rated PG-13#10#23#39#21
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#16#24#15#28
Widest Releases#95#28#22#43
Widest Opening Releases#177#34#21#40
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#94#24#17#27
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#52#21#17#29
Fastest to $100 million#22#28#13#40
Fastest to $150 million#29#43#19#42
Fastest to $200 million#21#46#24#41
Fastest to $250 million#17#38#30#39
Fastest to $300 million#16#32-#28
Slowest to $100 million#538#532#547#520
Slowest to $200 million#124#99#121#104
BOM Users' Grades#120#10--
Opening Weeks Adjusted#8#46#37#52
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#23-#53#39
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted#39-#89#86
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#15#33#22#35
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#48-#85#94
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#2#30#48#80
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#6#40#17#69
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted#97-#77-
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#30-#62#47
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted#81-#140#137
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#4#82#88#144
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#4#70#76#120
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May#4#16--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#35#33#47
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#8#25#23#35
Ninth Weekends Adjusted#133--#167
Tenth Weekends Adjusted#147--#155
Second Weekends Adjusted#2#36#112#85
Third Weekends Adjusted#2#26-#118
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#4#41-#119
Fifth Weekends Adjusted#30#71-#54
Sixth Weekends Adjusted#42#168-#106
Seventh Weekends Adjusted#60#191-#102
Eighth Weekends Adjusted#106#199-#155
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#7#36#72#46
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#8#26#25#36
 
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