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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$714,264,267$708,982,323$747,862,775$773,328,629
Foreign Gross$454,497,695$506,128,390$513,941,241$440,152,029
Foreign % of Worldwide63.6%71.4%68.7%56.9%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$233,921,534$333,176,600
Domestic % of Worldwide36.4%28.6%31.3%43.1%
 
People SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Producer: Alan Fine#6--#4
Producer: Kevin Feige#15--#11
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#7--#4
Producer: Stan Lee#11-#13#7
Producer: Victoria Alonso#5--#4
 
Genres & FranchisesCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#19#27#21#13
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#13--#9
Genre: 3D#42#68#55#30
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#25#38#29#16
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#55#83-#34
Genre: Superhero#27#39#30#17
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#107#188#139#56
All Time Adjusted#295--#173
All Time Worldwide#100#105#91#84
Worldwide Openings#85#107#36#91
Foreign Opening Weekends#91#144#26#102
Opening Weeks#76#88#64#58
Opening Day Gross#65#70#67#61
Single Day Gross#144#161#155#133
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#123#51
Single Day Friday Gross#58#64#61#56
Single Day Monday Gross--#17#85
Single Day Saturday Gross#60#71#102#92
Single Day Sunday Gross#86#90#62#68
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#131#56
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#69#103#88#82
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#65#95#83#77
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#196#186
Opening Weekends#59#65#66#60
Opening Weekends - May-#20#21-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#40#41#36
Top 10-Day Grosses#80#94#79#67
Top 3-Day Grosses#60#67#69#61
Top 4-Day Grosses#72#81#61#67
Top 6-Day Grosses#83#89#72#68
Top 7-Day Grosses#85#93#75#69
Top 8-Day Grosses#83#93#76#72
Top 9-Day Grosses#82#93#78#69
Top 5-Day Grosses#79#87#68#70
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#122--#48
Consecutive Weekends At #1#107--#89
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#122#5-
Second Weekends#86#113#150#82
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#459#291-
Third Weekends#62#199-#64
Fourth Weekends#68--#54
Fifth Weekends#192--#14
Sixth Weekends#188--#34
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#731#869#928#690
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1363#1568#1654#1302
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1895#2170#2283#1812
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3771#4161#4332#3644
Rated PG-13#64#107#80#35
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#46#50#51#47
Widest Releases#144#21#116#82
Widest Opening Releases#136#19#112#76
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#78#13#70#52
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#82#15#73#56
Fastest to $100 million#73#87#64#68
Fastest to $150 million#80#107#77#70
Fastest to $200 million#82-#104#69
Fastest to $250 million#95--#67
Slowest to $100 million#602#588#611#607
Slowest to $200 million#109#25#87#122
Opening Weeks Adjusted#112#132#93#77
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#72#81#79#61
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#29#125
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#91#101#158#116
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#127#130#103#98
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#163--#173
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#139-#167#146
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#31#32-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#77#93#97#73
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#61#63#47
Second Weekends Adjusted#138--#113
Third Weekends Adjusted#150--#140
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#186--#138
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#111#169#136#56
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#56#69#71#53
 
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