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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#3----#1
Producer: Avi Arad-#4#3#7#1-
Producer: David Maisel#2#1----
Producer: Jon Favreau#4#3---#1
Producer: Kevin Feige#6#5#4#9-#1
Producer: Laura Ziskin--#3-#1-
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#4#3---#1
Producer: Stan Lee#7#6#5#12#3#1
Writer: Zak Penn---n/a-#1
 
Genres & FranchisesIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
Brand: Marvel Comics#7#6#5#12#3#1
Franchise: Iron Man#3#2----
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#4#3---#1
Franchise: Spider-Man--#3-#1-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#9#8#7#17#5#1
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#15-#12--#2
Genre: Superhero#9#8#7#18#5#1
Genre: Superhero - Origin-#2--#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-#2--#1-
Showdown: Tony Stark Vs. Steve Rogers#3#2----
 
Chart RankingsIron Man 2Iron ManSpider-Man 3X2: X-Men UnitedSpider-ManThe Avengers
All Time Domestic#38#34#29#127#16#3
All Time Adjusted#169#128#102-#36#27
All Time Worldwide#84#99#32#186#42#3
Worldwide Openings#25#35#5#56#74#3
Foreign Opening Weekends#34#31#4#58-#12
Opening Weeks#17#36#11#54#19#1
Opening Day Gross#17#39#14#50#28#2
Single Day Gross#22#62#16#110#35#2
Non-Opening Friday Gross--#50-#31#10
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross#63-#70-#36#4
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#54#13
Single Day Friday Gross#14#32#12#44#22#2
Single Day Monday Gross#91-#75-#60#11
Single Day Saturday Gross#8#23#4#42#13#1
Single Day Sunday Gross#19#31#5#56#18#1
Single Day Tuesday Gross#71-#78-#43#7
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#98#36
Non-Holiday Monday Gross#48-#35-#23#4
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#20#39#9#49#14#1
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#20#39#9#48#14#1
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#164--#169
Summer Starts#4#6#3#8#5#1
Opening Weekends#13#28#8#45#18#1
Opening Weekends - May#4#12#3#20#6#1
Opening Weekends - Summer#8#20#6#31#11#1
Ninth Weekends-#158--#87#44
Tenth Weekends-#189--#111#116
Top 10-Day Grosses#22#40#10#56#17#1
Top 3-Day Grosses#13#29#8#49#21#1
Top 4-Day Grosses#17#38#9#57#26#1
Top 6-Day Grosses#24#44#14#60#29#1
Top 7-Day Grosses#25#48#16#59#29#1
Top 8-Day Grosses#22#46#14#57#24#1
Top 9-Day Grosses#21#42#10#55#20#1
Top 5-Day Grosses#21#43#11#60#29#1
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#183#175#168#192#155#73
Consecutive Weekends At #1#174#165#157#185#142#58
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends#60#51#69#87#40#29
Second Weekends#20#22#13#55#7#1
Third Weekends#37#17#25#137#3#2
Fourth Weekends#42#18#69#170#4#2
Fifth Weekends#145#18#163-#12#5
Sixth Weekends-#76--#27#15
Seventh Weekends-#80--#29#14
Eighth Weekends-#92--#71#21
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#599#353#639#481#175#405
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1194#761#1256#990#374#851
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1719#1114#1799#1421#569#1235
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3539#2548#3657#3075#1591#2772
Rated PG-13#25#22#19#71#10#3
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#13#24#8#36#16#1
Widest Releases#4#28#10#130#93#9
Widest Opening Releases#3#34#17#123#174#8
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#3#24#13#67#92#7
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#3#21#8#72#50#7
Fastest to $100 million#14#28#11#62#22#1
Fastest to $150 million#26#42#8#60#29#1
Fastest to $200 million#23#45#15#91#21#1
Fastest to $250 million#26#38#16-#17#1
Fastest to $300 million#27#31#17-#16#1
Fastest to $350 million----#13#1
Fastest to $400 million----#11#1
Slowest to $100 million#541#527#544#493#533#554
Slowest to $200 million#119#97#127#51#121#141
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#109-#86#126#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#141-#87#168#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#118-#95#136#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#151#2#4
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#127#41#129-#4#6
Fifth Weekends Adjusted-#70--#30#26
Sixth Weekends Adjusted-#167--#42#86
Seventh Weekends Adjusted-#190--#60#85
Eighth Weekends Adjusted-#198--#106#84
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#52#36#28#68#7#5
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#16#26#3#23#8#1
 
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