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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$714,421,503$708,982,323$529,076,069$1,104,054,072$773,312,399$755,356,711
Foreign Gross$454,654,931$506,128,390$328,400,000$858,614,996$440,135,799$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 Olsen#2-#3---
Actor: Stanley Tucci---#5-#3
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#19--#9-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#8---#5-
Genre: 3D#29#49#52#34#20-
Genre: CGI Star--#13#7#5-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#18#28--#11-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#43#65#68#49#24-
Genre: Superhero#19#28--#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#91#164#170#106#45#41
All Time Adjusted----#163#166
All Time Worldwide#80#85#148#16#65#70
Worldwide Openings#63#79#48#19#68#22
Foreign Opening Weekends#65#108#40#12#76#25
Opening Weeks#60#69#61#42#45#23
Opening Day Gross#50#54#44#35#46#24
Single Day Gross#105#118#91#70#96#34
Non-Opening Thursday Gross---#65-#49
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#50#34#31
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#59#12
Single Day Friday Gross#43#48#39#31#41#21
Single Day Monday Gross---#88#64#119
Single Day Saturday Gross#44#55#59#58#71#27
Single Day Sunday Gross#66#70#75#49#51#47
Single Day Thursday Gross---#83-#65
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#56#39#36
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#103#34
Non-Holiday Monday Gross---#45#29#68
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#54#83#63#62#66#30
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#52#78#60#59#63#29
Friday Share of Opening Weekends---#165-#70
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#183#110#158#79
Opening Weekends#45#50#48#41#46#24
Opening Weekends - May-#18#16---
Opening Weekends - Summer-#34#32#26#30-
Top 10-Day Grosses#65#74#72#55#54#23
Top 3-Day Grosses#46#52#49#42#47#26
Top 4-Day Grosses#56#65#58#49#53#30
Top 6-Day Grosses#67#72#68#53#55#30
Top 7-Day Grosses#69#74#70#52#56#29
Top 8-Day Grosses#68#73#70#55#58#26
Top 9-Day Grosses#67#73#70#55#56#22
Top 5-Day Grosses#63#70#64#51#57#34
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#117--#226#46#97
Consecutive Weekends At #1#102--#221#84#85
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#114#37---
Second Weekends#69#93#147#82#65#23
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#411#167#309--
Third Weekends#51#172-#186#53#80
Fourth Weekends#57---#45#116
Fifth Weekends#173---#11#165
Sixth Weekends#169---#30#34
Seventh Weekends----#26#32
Eighth Weekends----#48#118
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#637#754#825#791#605#566
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1242#1422#1535#1475#1192#1118
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1745#1991#2148#2063#1675#1569
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3559#3911#4161#4016#3449#3280
Rated PG-13#54#92#96#62#26#24
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#36#39#38#32#37#22
Widest Releases#103#12#98#27#58#40
Widest Opening Releases#97#11#91#27#53#36
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#57#8#56#20#37#27
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#59#9#58#20#39#29
Fastest to $100 million#57#70#59#43#54#29
Fastest to $150 million#65#85#72#56#57#32
Fastest to $200 million#68--#62#56#24
Fastest to $250 million#80---#53#30
Fastest to $300 million----#42#37
Slowest to $100 million#560#547#558#574#563#588
Slowest to $200 million#99#24#15#105#111#143
Opening Weeks Adjusted#98#117#100#59#65#35
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted---#104-#80
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#88#52#54
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#99#26
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#58#67#52#43#48#23
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#141#107#192
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#77#86#98#95#100#44
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#110#113#121#92#83#89
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted---#123-#97
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#97#60#62
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#153#62
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#150-#167#165#160#75
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#127-#140#138#134#66
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#29#26---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#64#79#73#55#61#36
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#55#50#38#42-
Second Weekends Adjusted#125#193-#153#101#46
Third Weekends Adjusted#140---#130#199
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#177---#129-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted----#109#126
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#103#128
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#101#155#160#107#49#52
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#47#59#54#41#45#28
 
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