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Captain America 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Godzilla

Transformers 4

Guardians of the Galaxy

Mockingjay Part 1
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi ActionAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaSony / ColumbiaWarner Bros.ParamountBuena VistaLionsgate
Release DateApril 4, 2014May 2, 2014May 16, 2014June 27, 2014August 1, 2014November 21, 2014
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$245,439,076$333,176,600$337,135,885
Production Budget$170 millionn/a$160 million$210 million$170 million$125 million
Running Time2 hrs. 16 min.2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 3 min.2 hrs. 45 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 3 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout.sequences of sci-fi action/violence.intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language and brief innuendo.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material.
 

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Domestic SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
Total Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$245,439,076$333,176,600$337,135,885
Opening Weekend*$95,023,721$91,608,337$93,188,384$100,038,390$94,320,883$121,897,634
Theaters3,9384,3243,9524,2334,0804,151
Average$24,130$21,186$23,580$23,633$23,118$29,366
Opening % of Total36.6%45.2%46.4%40.8%28.3%36.2%
Second Weekend Drop-56.6%-61.2%-66.8%-63.0%-55.3%-53.3%
Widest Release3,9384,3243,9524,2334,0884,151
Close DateAugust 21, 2014August 17, 2014August 28, 2014October 9, 2014January 22, 2015March 19, 2015
In Release140 days / 20 weeks108 days / 15 weeks105 days / 15 weeks105 days / 15 weeks175 days / 25 weeks119 days / 17 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
Worldwide Gross$714,421,503$708,982,323$529,076,069$1,104,054,072$773,312,399$755,356,711
Foreign Gross$454,654,931$506,128,390$328,400,000$858,614,996$440,135,799$418,220,826
Foreign % of Worldwide63.6%71.4%62.1%77.8%56.9%55.4%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$245,439,076$333,176,600$337,135,885
Domestic % of Worldwide36.4%28.6%37.9%22.2%43.1%44.6%
 
People SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
Actor: Stanley Tucci---#4-#3
Producer: Alan Fine#6---#4-
Producer: Kevin Feige#9---#6-
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#7---#4-
Producer: Stan Lee#11---#7-
Producer: Victoria Alonso#5---#4-
 
Genres & FranchisesCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
Brand: Marvel Comics#12#18--#8-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#7---#4-
Genre: 3D#25#45#48#30#15-
Genre: CGI Star--#13#7#4-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#16#26--#10-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#40#62#65#46#20-
Genre: Superhero#17#26--#10-
Showdown: 2014 Superhero Showdown#2#4--#1-
Showdown: Biggest 2014 Openers#3#5#6#4#2#1
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2#3---#2-
 
Chart RankingsCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
All Time Domestic#87#160#166#102#40#36
All Time Adjusted----#160#163
All Time Worldwide#77#82#141#15#61#67
Worldwide Openings#61#75#47#18#65#21
Foreign Opening Weekends#62#101#39#12#73#25
Opening Weeks#56#65#57#38#41#20
Opening Day Gross#46#50#40#32#42#22
Single Day Gross#96#109#83#64#88#31
Non-Opening Thursday Gross---#63-#48
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#45#29#26
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#54#11
Single Day Friday Gross#39#44#35#28#37#19
Single Day Monday Gross---#83#60#112
Single Day Saturday Gross#40#51#55#54#66#25
Single Day Sunday Gross#62#66#71#45#47#43
Single Day Thursday Gross---#81-#64
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#51#34#31
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#98#33
Non-Holiday Monday Gross---#41#26#63
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#51#79#59#58#62#27
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#49#74#56#55#59#26
Friday Share of Opening Weekends--#196#159-#68
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#172#105#149#77
Opening Weekends#41#46#44#37#42#21
Opening Weekends - May-#17#15---
Opening Weekends - Summer-#30#28#22#26-
Top 10-Day Grosses#61#70#68#51#50#21
Top 3-Day Grosses#42#48#45#38#43#23
Top 4-Day Grosses#52#61#54#45#49#27
Top 6-Day Grosses#63#68#64#49#51#27
Top 7-Day Grosses#65#70#66#48#52#26
Top 8-Day Grosses#64#69#66#51#54#24
Top 9-Day Grosses#63#69#66#51#52#20
Top 5-Day Grosses#59#66#60#47#53#31
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#114--#222#46#95
Consecutive Weekends At #1#99--#217#82#83
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#109#36---
Second Weekends#65#89#143#78#61#21
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#403#164#302--
Third Weekends#48#168-#182#50#77
Fourth Weekends#54---#42#112
Fifth Weekends#169---#10#162
Sixth Weekends#166---#29#33
Seventh Weekends----#26#32
Eighth Weekends----#48#117
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#623#731#799#767#591#554
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1221#1391#1500#1443#1171#1100
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1723#1959#2111#2030#1653#1550
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3528#3870#4115#3974#3418#3253
Rated PG-13#52#90#94#60#25#23
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#34#37#36#30#35#20
Widest Releases#94#11#89#24#53#36
Widest Opening Releases#88#10#82#24#48#33
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#51#8#50#19#34#26
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#53#9#52#19#36#27
Fastest to $100 million#53#66#55#39#50#26
Fastest to $150 million#61#81#68#52#53#29
Fastest to $200 million#64--#58#52#22
Fastest to $250 million#76---#49#27
Fastest to $300 million----#38#33
Slowest to $100 million#551#538#549#565#554#578
Slowest to $200 million#99#24#15#105#111#141
Opening Weeks Adjusted#94#113#96#55#61#32
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted---#103-#79
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#83#47#49
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#95#25
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#55#63#49#40#45#21
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#136#103#185
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#73#82#94#91#96#42
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#106#109#117#88#79#85
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted---#122-#96
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#92#55#57
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#149#61
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#147-#164#162#157#72
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#124#200#137#135#131#63
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#28#25---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#60#75#69#53#57#33
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#51#46#35#38-
Second Weekends Adjusted#121#189-#149#98#44
Third Weekends Adjusted#137---#127#196
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#174---#126-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted----#109#125
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#103#128
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#99#153#158#105#48#51
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#45#57#52#39#43#26
 
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