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Biggest 2014 Openers


Movie Summary
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#10---#7-
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#13#21--#9-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#8---#5-
Genre: 3D#32#55#58#38#22-
Genre: CGI Star--#13#7#5-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#18#30--#11-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#45#70#73#51#26-
Genre: Superhero#19#30--#11-
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#94#171#177#110#47#43
All Time Adjusted----#166#169
All Time Worldwide#85#90#157#16#69#75
Worldwide Openings#70#88#53#21#75#25
Foreign Opening Weekends#74#120#46#13#85#28
Opening Weeks#63#74#64#44#47#25
Opening Day Gross#53#57#47#38#49#26
Single Day Gross#113#126#97#76#103#37
Non-Opening Thursday Gross---#70-#52
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#55#38#35
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#64#15
Single Day Friday Gross#46#51#42#34#44#23
Single Day Monday Gross---#94#70#126
Single Day Saturday Gross#47#58#62#61#77#29
Single Day Sunday Gross#71#75#80#53#55#51
Single Day Thursday Gross---#88-#68
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#61#43#40
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#110#38
Non-Holiday Monday Gross---#49#33#72
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#56#89#65#64#68#32
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#54#83#62#61#65#31
Friday Share of Opening Weekends---#171-#74
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#191#116#166#88
Opening Weekends#48#53#51#43#49#26
Opening Weekends - May-#18#16---
Opening Weekends - Summer-#34#32#26#30-
Top 10-Day Grosses#67#79#77#57#56#25
Top 3-Day Grosses#49#55#52#44#50#28
Top 4-Day Grosses#59#68#61#51#56#32
Top 6-Day Grosses#70#76#71#55#57#32
Top 7-Day Grosses#72#79#73#54#58#31
Top 8-Day Grosses#71#79#74#57#60#28
Top 9-Day Grosses#69#78#75#57#58#24
Top 5-Day Grosses#66#74#67#53#59#36
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#118--#230#46#98
Consecutive Weekends At #1#103--#225#85#86
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#114#37---
Second Weekends#74#99#155#88#70#25
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#430#178#325--
Third Weekends#53#182-#196#55#82
Fourth Weekends#59---#47#123
Fifth Weekends#179---#11#171
Sixth Weekends#173---#31#35
Seventh Weekends----#26#32
Eighth Weekends----#49#122
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#673#797#870#834#639#597
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1287#1475#1592#1528#1234#1157
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1802#2058#2221#2131#1728#1619
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3634#3999#4257#4107#3519#3345
Rated PG-13#55#95#99#63#27#25
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#38#41#40#33#39#23
Widest Releases#112#13#107#28#62#43
Widest Opening Releases#105#11#99#28#58#39
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#60#8#59#21#40#29
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#63#10#62#21#42#31
Fastest to $100 million#60#74#62#45#57#31
Fastest to $150 million#67#91#77#58#59#34
Fastest to $200 million#70--#64#58#26
Fastest to $250 million#83---#55#32
Fastest to $300 million----#45#40
Slowest to $100 million#578#564#576#593#581#607
Slowest to $200 million#104#24#15#110#116#148
Opening Weeks Adjusted#101#120#103#61#67#37
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted---#109-#83
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#92#56#58
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#104#28
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#62#70#55#46#51#25
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#147#113#199
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#80#89#101#98#103#46
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#114#117#126#95#86#92
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted---#128-#100
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#101#64#66
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#160#65
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#152-#169#167#162#77
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#129-#142#140#136#68
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#29#26---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#66#82#75#58#63#38
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#55#50#39#42-
Second Weekends Adjusted#128#199-#158#103#48
Third Weekends Adjusted#142---#132-
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#179---#131-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted----#109#127
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#103#128
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#102#158#163#108#50#53
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#48#61#55#42#46#29
 
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