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2014 Superhero Showdown

Superhero movies released in 2014.


Movie Summary
Captain America 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Guardians of the Galaxy
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaSony / ColumbiaFoxBuena Vista
Release DateApril 4, 2014May 2, 2014May 23, 2014August 1, 2014
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$233,921,534$333,176,600
Production Budget$170 millionn/a$200 million$170 million
Running Time2 hrs. 16 min.2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 11 min.2 hrs. 1 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout.sequences of sci-fi action/violence.sequences of intense sci-fi violence and action, some suggestive material, nudity and language.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.
 

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Domestic SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Total Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$233,921,534$333,176,600
Opening Weekend*$95,023,721$91,608,337$90,823,660$94,320,883
Theaters3,9384,3243,9964,080
Average$24,130$21,186$22,729$23,118
Opening % of Total36.6%45.2%38.8%28.3%
Second Weekend Drop-56.6%-61.2%-64.2%-55.3%
Widest Release3,9384,3244,0014,088
Close DateAugust 21, 2014August 17, 2014October 9, 2014January 22, 2015
In Release140 days / 20 weeks108 days / 15 weeks140 days / 20 weeks175 days / 25 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 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Worldwide Gross$714,766,572$708,982,323$748,121,534$774,176,600
Foreign Gross$455,000,000$506,128,390$514,200,000$441,000,000
Foreign % of Worldwide63.7%71.4%68.7%57.0%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$233,921,534$333,176,600
Domestic % of Worldwide36.3%28.6%31.3%43.0%
 
People SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Producer: Alan Fine#5--#3
Producer: Kevin Feige#8--#5
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#6--#3
Producer: Stan Lee#10-#12#6
Producer: Victoria Alonso#4--#3
 
Genres & FranchisesCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#10#16#12#6
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#6--#3
Genre: 3D#17#36#28#10
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#13#23#17#8
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#31#51-#15
Genre: Superhero#14#23#17#8
Showdown: 2014 Superhero Showdown#2#4#3#1
Showdown: Biggest 2014 Openers#3#5-#2
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2#3--#2
 
Chart RankingsCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
All Time Domestic#76#148#106#33
All Time Worldwide#66#70#59#52
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days#4#11#8#3
Worldwide Openings#52#66#18#56
Foreign Opening Weekends#52#90#13#63
Opening Weeks#46#55#36#33
Opening Day Gross#38#42#40#34
Single Day Gross#68#81#78#61
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#72#20
Single Day Friday Gross#30#35#33#28
Single Day Monday Gross--#7#52
Single Day Saturday Gross#30#38#60#52
Single Day Sunday Gross#50#54#32#37
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#80#25
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#40#65#55#51
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#40#63#54#50
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#140#130
Opening Weekends#32#37#38#33
Opening Weekends - May-#16#17-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#27#28#23
Top 10-Day Grosses#51#60#50#40
Top 3-Day Grosses#33#39#41#34
Top 4-Day Grosses#43#51#36#40
Top 6-Day Grosses#53#58#46#43
Top 7-Day Grosses#55#60#47#44
Top 8-Day Grosses#54#59#48#44
Top 9-Day Grosses#53#59#49#42
Top 5-Day Grosses#49#56#42#44
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#107--#45
Consecutive Weekends At #1#93--#77
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#104#5-
Second Weekends#54#77#108#50
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#370#228-
Third Weekends#40#151#195#42
Fourth Weekends#47--#36
Fifth Weekends#158--#7
Sixth Weekends#156--#26
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#577#673#719#548
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1151#1305#1376#1106
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1638#1855#1948#1575
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3413#3732#3876#3311
Rated PG-13#46#83#61#21
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#28#31#32#29
Widest Releases#79#11#60#44
Widest Opening Releases#74#10#59#41
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#42#8#37#28
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#44#9#38#30
Fastest to $100 million#44#56#38#41
Fastest to $150 million#51#70#48#43
Fastest to $200 million#53-#70#42
Fastest to $250 million#65--#40
Slowest to $100 million#530#518#536#533
Slowest to $200 million#96#22#79#107
Opening Weeks Adjusted#84#103#67#53
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#46#54#52#36
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#21#95
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#63#71#117#83
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#95#98#73#69
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#137-#170#146
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#116#189#140#122
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#27#28-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#51#66#68#48
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#48#49#35
Second Weekends Adjusted#110#177-#87
Third Weekends Adjusted#129--#119
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#167--#121
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#93#147#118#45
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#39#51#53#37
 
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