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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$1,091,405,097$774,176,600$752,100,229
Foreign Gross$455,000,000$506,128,390$328,000,000$845,966,021$441,000,000$414,964,344
Foreign % of Worldwide63.7%71.4%62.0%77.5%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%22.5%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#5---#3-
Producer: Kevin Feige#8---#5-
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#6---#3-
Producer: Stan Lee#10---#6-
Producer: Victoria Alonso#4---#3-
 
Genres & FranchisesCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
Brand: Marvel Comics#10#16--#6-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#6---#3-
Genre: 3D#17#36#39#22#10-
Genre: CGI Star--#12#6#4-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#13#23--#8-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#32#52#54#38#15-
Genre: Superhero#14#23--#8-
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#77#149#154#92#33#30
All Time Adjusted----#154#156
All Time Worldwide#67#71#126#11#53#59
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days-#11#12#6#3#2
Worldwide Openings#53#67#39#14#57#17
Foreign Opening Weekends#53#91#30#9#64#19
Opening Weeks#47#56#48#31#34#15
Opening Day Gross#39#43#33#25#35#18
Single Day Gross#70#83#60#45#63#21
Non-Opening Thursday Gross---#59-#45
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#35#21#18
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#46#8
Single Day Friday Gross#31#36#27#20#29#15
Single Day Monday Gross---#75#53#102
Single Day Saturday Gross#31#39#43#42#53#19
Single Day Sunday Gross#51#55#58#36#38#34
Single Day Thursday Gross---#77-#61
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#41#26#23
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#87#30
Non-Holiday Monday Gross---#34#20#55
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#41#66#49#48#52#21
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#41#64#48#47#51#21
Friday Share of Opening Weekends--#182#145-#61
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#154#94#132#68
Opening Weekends#33#38#36#29#34#16
Opening Weekends - May-#16#14---
Opening Weekends - Summer-#27#25#19#23-
Top 10-Day Grosses#52#61#59#42#41#16
Top 3-Day Grosses#34#40#37#30#35#18
Top 4-Day Grosses#44#52#45#38#41#22
Top 6-Day Grosses#54#59#55#42#44#22
Top 7-Day Grosses#56#61#57#41#45#21
Top 8-Day Grosses#55#60#57#44#45#19
Top 9-Day Grosses#54#60#57#42#43#15
Top 5-Day Grosses#50#57#51#40#45#25
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#108--#212#45#90
Consecutive Weekends At #1#94--#208#78#79
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#104#34---
Second Weekends#55#78#129#68#51#17
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#371#149#276--
Third Weekends#41#154-#168#43#68
Fourth Weekends#48---#37#103
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)#580#678#739#712#551#516
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1154#1312#1413#1362#1109#1041
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1642#1863#2002#1929#1579#1480
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3423#3746#3973#3843#3321#3161
Rated PG-13#47#84#88#55#21#19
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#29#32#31#25#30#16
Widest Releases#80#11#75#20#44#29
Widest Opening Releases#75#10#70#20#41#27
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#43#8#42#16#28#21
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#45#9#44#16#30#22
Fastest to $100 million#45#57#46#31#42#21
Fastest to $150 million#52#71#59#43#44#24
Fastest to $200 million#54--#49#43#17
Fastest to $250 million#66---#41#21
Fastest to $300 million----#30#26
Slowest to $100 million#532#520#531#546#535#556
Slowest to $200 million#96#22#13#101#107#133
Opening Weeks Adjusted#85#104#87#49#54#27
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted---#100-#76
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#73#40#42
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#88#22
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#47#55#41#32#37#17
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#127#96#175
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#64#72#82#80#84#36
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#96#99#106#79#70#76
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted---#119-#93
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#82#48#50
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#140#58
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#138-#154#152#147#66
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#117#190#129#127#123#58
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#27#24---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#52#67#61#46#49#28
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#48#43#32#35-
Second Weekends Adjusted#111#178-#139#88#40
Third Weekends Adjusted#130---#120#186
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#168---#122-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted----#106#121
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#102#137
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#94#148#152#100#45#47
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#40#52#47#35#38#22
 
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