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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$714,264,267$708,982,323$529,076,069$1,104,054,072$773,328,629$755,356,711
Foreign Gross$454,497,695$506,128,390$328,400,000$858,614,996$440,152,029$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: Elizabeth Olsenn/a-#3---
Actor: Stanley Tucci---#6-#4
Producer: Alan Fine#6---#4-
Producer: Kevin Feige#12---#8-
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#15#23--#10-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#10---#6-
Genre: 3D#36#59#62#42#24-
Genre: CGI Star--#15#9#7-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#21#33--#13-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#48#74#77#54#28-
Genre: Superhero#22#33--#13-
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#99#177#183#115#49#45
All Time Adjusted----#168#171
All Time Worldwide#91#96#164#18#76#81
Worldwide Openings#75#93#57#21#80#25
Foreign Opening Weekends#79#126#51#14#90#29
Opening Weeks#67#79#68#48#51#26
Opening Day Gross#57#61#50#41#53#27
Single Day Gross#121#135#103#81#110#38
Non-Opening Thursday Gross---#70-#52
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#60#42#38
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#66#15
Single Day Friday Gross#50#55#45#37#48#24
Single Day Monday Gross---#98#74#131
Single Day Saturday Gross#51#62#66#65#81#31
Single Day Sunday Gross#75#79#84#57#59#55
Single Day Thursday Gross---#88-#68
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#66#47#43
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#113#39
Non-Holiday Monday Gross---#51#35#75
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#60#93#69#68#72#34
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#58#87#66#65#69#33
Friday Share of Opening Weekends---#178-#75
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#198#119#173#91
Opening Weekends#52#57#55#47#53#28
Opening Weekends - May-#19#17---
Opening Weekends - Summer-#37#35#29#33-
Top 10-Day Grosses#72#85#83#61#60#26
Top 3-Day Grosses#53#59#56#48#54#30
Top 4-Day Grosses#63#72#65#55#60#34
Top 6-Day Grosses#74#80#75#59#61#33
Top 7-Day Grosses#76#84#77#58#62#32
Top 8-Day Grosses#75#84#79#61#64#29
Top 9-Day Grosses#74#84#81#61#62#25
Top 5-Day Grosses#70#78#71#57#63#39
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#118--#234#46#98
Consecutive Weekends At #1#103--#229#85#86
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#118#38---
Second Weekends#78#104#161#93#74#28
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#441#183#332--
Third Weekends#56#189--#58#86
Fourth Weekends#61---#49#128
Fifth Weekends#183---#11#175
Sixth Weekends#178---#31#35
Seventh Weekends----#26#32
Eighth Weekends----#49#124
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#694#823#901#864#656#610
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1313#1507#1629#1564#1256#1175
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1833#2095#2264#2172#1754#1640
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3676#4049#4313#4161#3556#3377
Rated PG-13#58#99#103#66#29#27
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#41#44#43#36#42#24
Widest Releases#127#16#122#33#71#49
Widest Opening Releases#119#14#113#33#65#45
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#67#10#66#24#44#33
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#71#12#70#24#48#35
Fastest to $100 million#64#78#66#49#61#33
Fastest to $150 million#72#97#82#62#63#35
Fastest to $200 million#74--#68#62#27
Fastest to $250 million#87---#59#35
Fastest to $300 million----#48#43
Slowest to $100 million#587#573#585#602#590#618
Slowest to $200 million#106#24#15#112#118#153
Opening Weeks Adjusted#104#124#106#64#70#38
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted---#109-#83
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#96#58#60
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#105#28
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#65#74#58#49#54#25
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#151#115#204
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#82#92#105#102#107#48
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#118#121#130#99#89#96
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted---#128-#100
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#105#66#68
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#162#65
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#155-#172#170#165#78
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#132-#145#143#139#69
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#30#27---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#70#86#79#61#66#39
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#58#53#41#44-
Second Weekends Adjusted#131--#162#106#49
Third Weekends Adjusted#145---#135-
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#181---#133-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted----#109#127
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#103#128
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#105#162#167#111#52#55
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#51#64#58#44#48#30
 
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