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Release Summary

Genre Superhero Comic Book Adaptation Origin Story Adventure Adventure IMAX Comic Book Adaptation Superhero 3D Comic Book Adaptation IMAX Alien Invasion Adventure Superhero IMAX Superhero 3D Robot Comic Book Adaptation Adventure Comic Book Adaptation IMAX Thriller Superhero
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Warner Bros. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Warner Bros.
Release DateMay 3, 2002Jul 18, 2008May 4, 2012May 1, 2015Jul 20, 2012
Gross To Date $403,706,375$533,345,358$623,357,910$459,005,868$448,139,099
Production Budget$139,000,000$185,000,000$220,000,000$250,000,000$250,000,000
Running Time2 hr 1 min2 hr 32 min2 hr 23 min2 hr 21 min2 hr 44 min
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $403,706,375$533,345,358$623,357,910$459,005,868$448,139,099
Opening Weekend $114,844,116$158,411,483$207,438,708$191,271,109$160,887,295
Opening % of Total28.4%29.7%33.3%41.7%35.9%
Widest Release3,8764,3664,3494,2764,404
Close DateAug 18, 2002Mar 5, 2009Oct 4, 2012Oct 8, 2015Dec 13, 2012
In Release243 days / 34 weeks532 days / 76 weeks242 days / 34 weeks245 days / 35 weeks168 days / 24 weeks
Weekends at #124323
Weekends in Top 10810998

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$821,708,551$1,003,045,358$1,518,812,988$1,402,805,868$1,081,041,287
Foreign Gross$418,002,176$469,700,000$895,455,078$943,800,000$632,902,188
Foreign % of Worldwide50.9%46.8%59%67.3%58.5%
Domestic Gross$403,706,375$533,345,358$623,357,910$459,005,868$448,139,099
Domestic % of Worldwide49.1%53.2%41%32.7%41.5%