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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#13---#9-
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#16#24--#11-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#11---#7-
Genre: 3D#38#62#66#44#26-
Genre: CGI Star--#15#9#7-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#22#35--#14-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#51#78#81#57#30-
Genre: Superhero#23#35--#14-
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#102#181#188#118#51#46
All Time Adjusted#290---#169#172
All Time Worldwide#94#99#170#19#78#84
Worldwide Openings#79#97#60#22#84#27
Foreign Opening Weekends#82#133#54#15#93#31
Opening Weeks#70#82#71#50#53#27
Opening Day Gross#60#64#53#43#56#28
Single Day Gross#127#141#109#86#116#40
Non-Opening Thursday Gross---#73-#55
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#65#45#41
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#70#18
Single Day Friday Gross#53#58#48#39#51#25
Single Day Monday Gross---#103#79#136
Single Day Saturday Gross#53#64#69#68#84#33
Single Day Sunday Gross#77#81#87#59#61#57
Single Day Thursday Gross---#91-#71
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#71#50#46
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#118#42
Non-Holiday Monday Gross---#52#36#76
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#62#96#71#70#75#36
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#60#90#68#67#72#35
Friday Share of Opening Weekends---#185-#79
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends---#124#179#94
Opening Weekends#54#60#58#49#55#30
Opening Weekends - May-#19#17---
Opening Weekends - Summer-#37#35#29#33-
Top 10-Day Grosses#75#88#86#63#62#27
Top 3-Day Grosses#55#62#59#50#56#32
Top 4-Day Grosses#66#75#68#57#62#36
Top 6-Day Grosses#77#83#78#61#63#34
Top 7-Day Grosses#79#87#80#60#64#33
Top 8-Day Grosses#78#87#82#63#67#30
Top 9-Day Grosses#77#87#84#63#64#26
Top 5-Day Grosses#73#81#74#59#65#40
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#120--#239#46#99
Consecutive Weekends At #1#105--#234#86#87
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#118#38---
Second Weekends#81#108#165#97#77#30
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#448#186#339--
Third Weekends#58#193--#60#88
Fourth Weekends#65---#51#132
Fifth Weekends#188---#12#180
Sixth Weekends#182---#31#35
Seventh Weekends----#26#32
Eighth Weekends----#49#124
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#710#842#921#883#671#624
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1338#1536#1660#1593#1279#1196
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1861#2128#2300#2205#1780#1664
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3720#4099#4367#4211#3595#3414
Rated PG-13#61#103#107#69#31#28
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#43#47#46#38#44#26
Widest Releases#132#16#127#33#72#50
Widest Opening Releases#124#14#118#33#66#46
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#70#10#69#24#45#34
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#74#12#73#24#49#36
Fastest to $100 million#67#81#69#51#63#35
Fastest to $150 million#75#101#86#64#65#36
Fastest to $200 million#77--#71#64#28
Fastest to $250 million#90---#62#36
Fastest to $300 million----#52#46
Slowest to $100 million#595#581#593#611#599#627
Slowest to $200 million#108#25#15#114#121#157
Opening Weeks Adjusted#107#127#109#65#72#39
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted---#112-#86
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#99#61#63
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#109#30
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#67#76#60#51#56#26
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#156#120#209
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#84#94#107#104#109#49
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#120#123#132#101#91#98
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted---#131-#103
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#108#69#71
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#167#67
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#157-#174#172#167#79
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#134-#147#145#141#70
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#30#27---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#72#88#81#63#68#40
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#58#53#41#44-
Second Weekends Adjusted#134--#165#109#50
Third Weekends Adjusted#147---#137-
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#183---#135-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted----#109#127
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#103#128
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#108#166#171#114#53#56
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#53#66#60#46#50#31
 
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