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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#11---#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#14#22--#10-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#9---#6-
Genre: 3D#34#57#60#40#23-
Genre: CGI Star--#13#7#5-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#20#32--#12-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#46#72#75#52#27-
Genre: Superhero#21#32--#12-
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#96#174#180#112#48#44
All Time Adjusted----#167#170
All Time Worldwide#86#91#160#18#71#76
Worldwide Openings#74#92#56#21#79#25
Foreign Opening Weekends#78#124#50#14#89#29
Opening Weeks#65#76#66#46#49#26
Opening Day Gross#55#59#48#39#51#27
Single Day Gross#117#131#100#78#107#38
Non-Opening Thursday Gross---#70-#52
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#57#40#36
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#65#15
Single Day Friday Gross#48#53#43#35#46#24
Single Day Monday Gross---#96#72#129
Single Day Saturday Gross#49#60#64#63#79#30
Single Day Sunday Gross#73#77#82#55#57#53
Single Day Thursday Gross---#88-#68
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#63#45#41
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#112#39
Non-Holiday Monday Gross---#50#34#74
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#58#91#67#66#70#33
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#56#85#64#63#67#32
Friday Share of Opening Weekends---#174-#75
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#193#118#168#89
Opening Weekends#50#55#53#45#51#27
Opening Weekends - May-#19#17---
Opening Weekends - Summer-#36#34#28#32-
Top 10-Day Grosses#70#82#80#59#58#26
Top 3-Day Grosses#51#57#54#46#52#29
Top 4-Day Grosses#61#70#63#53#58#33
Top 6-Day Grosses#72#78#73#57#59#33
Top 7-Day Grosses#74#81#75#56#60#32
Top 8-Day Grosses#73#81#76#59#62#29
Top 9-Day Grosses#72#81#78#59#60#25
Top 5-Day Grosses#68#76#69#55#61#37
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#118--#233#46#98
Consecutive Weekends At #1#103--#228#85#86
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#118#38---
Second Weekends#76#102#158#91#72#27
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#435#181#330--
Third Weekends#55#185-#199#57#84
Fourth Weekends#61---#49#126
Fifth Weekends#181---#11#173
Sixth Weekends#176---#31#35
Seventh Weekends----#26#32
Eighth Weekends----#49#123
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#683#809#883#846#647#603
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1298#1489#1607#1542#1243#1164
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1815#2074#2239#2147#1739#1628
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3651#4021#4281#4129#3534#3358
Rated PG-13#57#98#102#65#28#26
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#40#43#42#35#41#24
Widest Releases#118#14#113#31#66#47
Widest Opening Releases#111#12#105#31#62#43
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#65#9#64#23#43#32
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#68#11#67#23#45#34
Fastest to $100 million#62#76#64#47#59#32
Fastest to $150 million#70#94#80#60#61#35
Fastest to $200 million#72--#66#60#27
Fastest to $250 million#85---#57#34
Fastest to $300 million----#47#42
Slowest to $100 million#579#565#577#594#582#609
Slowest to $200 million#105#24#15#111#117#150
Opening Weeks Adjusted#103#122#105#62#69#38
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted---#109-#83
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#94#57#59
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#104#28
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#63#72#56#47#52#25
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#149#114#202
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#81#91#103#100#105#47
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#116#119#128#97#88#94
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted---#128-#100
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#103#65#67
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#161#66
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#153-#170#168#163#78
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#130-#143#141#137#69
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#30#27---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#68#84#77#59#65#39
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#57#52#40#44-
Second Weekends Adjusted#130--#160#105#49
Third Weekends Adjusted#144---#134-
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#181---#133-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted----#109#127
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#103#128
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#104#161#166#110#51#54
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#50#63#57#43#48#30
 
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