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Movie Summary
Iron Man 3

Thor: The Dark World

Captain America 2

Guardians of the Galaxy
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena VistaBuena Vista
Release DateMay 3, 2013November 8, 2013April 4, 2014August 1, 2014
Domestic Gross$409,013,994$206,362,140$259,766,572$331,062,444
Production Budget$200 million$170 million$170 million$170 million
Running Time2 hrs. 9 min.2 hrs.2 hrs. 16 min.2 hrs. 1 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonsequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content.intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.
 

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Domestic SummaryIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the Galaxy
Total Gross$409,013,994$206,362,140$259,766,572$331,062,444
Opening Weekend*$174,144,585$85,737,841$95,023,721$94,320,883
Theaters4,2533,8413,9384,080
Average$40,946$22,322$24,130$23,118
Opening % of Total42.6%41.5%36.6%28.5%
Second Weekend Drop-58.4%-57.3%-56.6%-55.3%
Widest Release4,2533,8413,9384,088
Close DateSeptember 12, 2013April 17, 2014August 21, 2014n/a
In Release133 days / 19 weeks161 days / 23 weeks140 days / 20 weeks115 days / 16 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 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the Galaxy
Worldwide Gross$1,215,439,994$644,783,140$714,083,572$770,662,444
Foreign Gross$806,426,000$438,421,000$454,317,000$439,600,000
Foreign % of Worldwide66.3%68.0%63.6%57.0%
Domestic Gross$409,013,994$206,362,140$259,766,572$331,062,444
Domestic % of Worldwide33.7%32.0%36.4%43.0%
 
People SummaryIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the Galaxy
Composer: Brian Tyler#1#3--
Producer: Alan Fine#2#6#5#3
Producer: Kevin Feige#2#11#8#5
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#2#7#6#3
Producer: Stan Lee#2#14#10#6
Producer: Victoria Alonso#2-#4#3
Writer: Christopher Markus-#3#2-
Writer: Stephen McFeely-#3#2-
 
Genres & FranchisesIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#2#14#10#6
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#2#7#6#3
Genre: 3D#4#33#17#10
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#4#21#13#8
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#7#48#30#14
Genre: Superhero#4#21#14#8
Showdown: 2014 Superhero Showdown--#2#1
Showdown: Biggest 2014 Openers--#2#1
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2#1#4#3#2
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers#1-#4-
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldCaptain America 2Guardians of the Galaxy
All Time Domestic#14#141#74#31
All Time Adjusted#103--#153
All Time Worldwide#6#80#64#51
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days--#2#1
Worldwide Openings#6-#52#56
Foreign Opening Weekends#10-#52#63
Opening Weeks#6#55#45#33
Opening Day Gross#8#50#38#34
Single Day Gross#9#109#68#61
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#28--#20
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross#58--#45
Single Day Friday Gross#8#43#30#28
Single Day Monday Gross#59#74-#51
Single Day Saturday Gross#2#41#29#50
Single Day Sunday Gross#3#66#49#37
Single Day Tuesday Gross#33--#25
Single Day Wednesday Gross#103--#85
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#22#34-#19
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#3#54#39#49
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#3#53#39#48
Opening Weekends#2#46#32#33
Opening Weekends - Summer#2--#23
Top 10-Day Grosses#5#59#49#38
Top 3-Day Grosses#2#50#33#34
Top 4-Day Grosses#3#51#42#39
Top 6-Day Grosses#7#60#52#43
Top 7-Day Grosses#7#60#54#44
Top 8-Day Grosses#7#60#52#42
Top 9-Day Grosses#5#59#51#40
Top 5-Day Grosses#6#57#48#44
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#170#230#105#45
Consecutive Weekends At #1#159#229#91#76
Second Weekends#5#71#52#48
Third Weekends#6-#39#41
Fourth Weekends#24#149#45#34
Fifth Weekends#118-#154#7
Sixth Weekends#151-#153#26
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#595#575#561#532
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1191#1156#1129#1084
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1706#1650#1613#1550
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3514#3428#3377#3275
Rated PG-13#8#79#45#20
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#2#37#28#29
Widest Releases#18#105#79#44
Widest Opening Releases#15#99#74#41
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#12#55#42#28
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#14#57#44#30
Fastest to $100 million#3#58#44#41
Fastest to $150 million#2#73#51#43
Fastest to $200 million#7#117#51#41
Fastest to $250 million#5-#62#39
Fastest to $300 million#6--#28
Slowest to $100 million#561#506#520#523
Slowest to $200 million#138#28#94#104
Opening Weeks Adjusted#9#108#83#53
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted#60--#40
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#12#67#46#36
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted#108#133-#94
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#4#80#61#81
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#11#121#94#70
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted#69--#48
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#10#183#136#145
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#9#151#115#121
Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#84#51#48
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer#5--#35
Second Weekends Adjusted#12#160#108#85
Third Weekends Adjusted#31-#128#118
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#97-#165#119
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#29#138#92#45
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#5#64#39#37
 
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