Superhero Origin Showdown


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Release Summary

Genre Comic Book Adaptation Adventure Origin Story Superhero Origin Story Adventure Comic Book Adaptation Superhero The Middle East Comic Book Adaptation IMAX Origin Story Alien Invasion Adventure 3D Superhero Origin Story Science Fiction Comic Book Adaptation IMAX 3D Superhero Adventure
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Paramount Pictures Warner Bros. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release DateMay 3, 2002May 2, 2008Jun 14, 2013Aug 1, 2014
Gross To Date $403,706,375$318,604,126$291,045,518$333,176,600
Production Budget$139,000,000$140,000,000$225,000,000$170,000,000
Running Time2 hr 1 min2 hr 6 min2 hr 23 min2 hr 1 min
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $403,706,375$318,604,126$291,045,518$333,176,600
Opening Weekend $114,844,116$98,618,668$116,619,362$94,320,883
Opening % of Total28.4%31%40.1%28.3%
Widest Release3,8764,1544,2074,088
Close DateAug 18, 2002Oct 2, 2008Sep 19, 2013Jan 22, 2015
In Release243 days / 34 weeks974 days / 139 weeks201 days / 28 weeks518 days / 74 weeks
Weekends at #12214
Weekends in Top 1088510

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$821,708,551$585,366,247$670,145,518$772,776,600
Foreign Gross$418,002,176$266,762,121$379,100,000$439,600,000
Foreign % of Worldwide50.9%45.6%56.6%56.9%
Domestic Gross$403,706,375$318,604,126$291,045,518$333,176,600
Domestic % of Worldwide49.1%54.4%43.4%43.1%