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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$714,766,572$708,982,323$528,676,069$1,104,039,076$774,176,600$752,100,229
Foreign Gross$455,000,000$506,128,390$328,000,000$858,600,000$441,000,000$414,964,344
Foreign % of Worldwide63.7%71.4%62.0%77.8%57.0%55.2%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$245,439,076$333,176,600$337,135,885
Domestic % of Worldwide36.3%28.6%38.0%22.2%43.0%44.8%
 
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#11#17--#7-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#7---#4-
Genre: 3D#18#37#40#23#11-
Genre: CGI Star--#12#6#4-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#14#24--#9-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#33#53#55#39#17-
Genre: Superhero#15#24--#9-
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#78#150#155#93#35#32
All Time Adjusted----#156#158
All Time Worldwide#68#72#127#12#54#60
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days---#7#5#4
Worldwide Openings#54#68#40#15#58#18
Foreign Opening Weekends#54#92#31#9#65#20
Opening Weeks#48#57#49#32#35#16
Opening Day Gross#40#44#34#26#36#19
Single Day Gross#73#86#63#48#66#23
Non-Opening Thursday Gross---#59-#45
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#36#22#19
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#47#8
Single Day Friday Gross#32#37#28#21#30#16
Single Day Monday Gross---#76#54#104
Single Day Saturday Gross#32#41#45#44#55#20
Single Day Sunday Gross#52#56#60#37#39#35
Single Day Thursday Gross---#77-#61
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#42#27#24
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#88#30
Non-Holiday Monday Gross---#35#21#56
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#42#67#50#49#53#22
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#42#65#49#48#52#22
Friday Share of Opening Weekends--#186#146-#61
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#156#97#134#69
Opening Weekends#34#39#37#30#35#17
Opening Weekends - May-#17#15---
Opening Weekends - Summer-#28#26#20#24-
Top 10-Day Grosses#53#62#60#43#42#17
Top 3-Day Grosses#35#41#38#31#36#19
Top 4-Day Grosses#45#53#46#39#42#23
Top 6-Day Grosses#55#60#56#43#45#23
Top 7-Day Grosses#57#62#58#42#46#22
Top 8-Day Grosses#56#61#58#45#46#20
Top 9-Day Grosses#55#61#58#43#44#16
Top 5-Day Grosses#51#58#52#41#46#26
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#108--#213#46#90
Consecutive Weekends At #1#94--#209#78#79
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#104#34---
Second Weekends#56#79#130#69#52#18
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#372#150#277--
Third Weekends#42#155-#169#44#69
Fourth Weekends#49---#38#104
Fifth Weekends#159---#7#152
Sixth Weekends#156---#26#30
Seventh Weekends----#24#30
Eighth Weekends----#46#112
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#582#682#743#716#552#517
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1157#1317#1418#1367#1111#1043
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1645#1868#2007#1934#1581#1482
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3426#3752#3979#3849#3323#3163
Rated PG-13#48#85#89#56#23#21
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#30#33#32#26#31#17
Widest Releases#82#11#77#21#45#30
Widest Opening Releases#77#10#72#21#42#28
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#44#8#43#17#29#22
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#46#9#45#17#31#23
Fastest to $100 million#46#58#47#32#43#22
Fastest to $150 million#53#72#60#44#45#25
Fastest to $200 million#55--#50#44#18
Fastest to $250 million#67---#42#22
Fastest to $300 million----#31#27
Slowest to $100 million#534#522#533#548#537#558
Slowest to $200 million#96#22#13#101#107#133
Opening Weeks Adjusted#86#105#88#50#55#28
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted---#100-#76
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#74#41#43
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#89#22
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#48#56#42#33#38#18
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#128#97#177
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#66#74#84#82#86#37
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#97#100#108#80#71#77
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted---#119-#93
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#83#49#51
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#141#58
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#139-#156#154#149#67
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#118#191#131#129#125#59
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#28#25---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#53#68#62#47#50#29
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#49#44#33#36-
Second Weekends Adjusted#112#180-#140#89#41
Third Weekends Adjusted#131---#121#188
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#169---#123-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted----#106#122
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#102#126
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#95#149#153#101#47#49
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#41#53#48#36#39#23
 
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