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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$714,421,503$708,982,323$747,862,775$773,312,399
Foreign Gross$454,654,931$506,128,390$513,941,241$440,135,799
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#10--#7
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#13#19#15#9
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#8--#5
Genre: 3D#28#48#39#19
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#17#27#21#11
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#42#64-#24
Genre: Superhero#18#27#21#11
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#90#163#120#44
All Time Worldwide#79#84#72#65
Worldwide Openings#62#78#25#67
Foreign Opening Weekends#64#106#19#75
Opening Weeks#59#68#49#44
Opening Day Gross#49#53#51#45
Single Day Gross#103#116#113#94
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#90#33
Single Day Friday Gross#42#47#45#40
Single Day Monday Gross--#11#63
Single Day Saturday Gross#43#54#79#70
Single Day Sunday Gross#65#69#45#50
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#98#38
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#53#82#70#65
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#51#77#67#62
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#167#157
Opening Weekends#44#49#50#45
Opening Weekends - May-#18#19-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#33#34#29
Top 10-Day Grosses#64#73#63#53
Top 3-Day Grosses#45#51#53#46
Top 4-Day Grosses#55#64#47#52
Top 6-Day Grosses#66#71#58#54
Top 7-Day Grosses#68#73#60#55
Top 8-Day Grosses#67#72#61#57
Top 9-Day Grosses#66#72#62#55
Top 5-Day Grosses#62#69#54#56
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#116--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#101--#84
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#114#5-
Second Weekends#68#92#125#64
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#409#255-
Third Weekends#51#171-#53
Fourth Weekends#56--#44
Fifth Weekends#172--#11
Sixth Weekends#168--#30
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#631#746#798#599
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1234#1412#1489#1184
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1736#1980#2082#1666
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3547#3897#4054#3437
Rated PG-13#53#91#68#26
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#35#38#39#36
Widest Releases#101#12#76#57
Widest Opening Releases#95#11#73#52
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#55#8#47#36
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#57#9#49#38
Fastest to $100 million#57#70#51#54
Fastest to $150 million#65#85#62#57
Fastest to $200 million#67-#84#55
Fastest to $250 million#79--#52
Slowest to $100 million#556#543#562#559
Slowest to $200 million#99#24#82#111
Opening Weeks Adjusted#97#116#79#64
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#57#66#64#47
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#24#106
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#76#85#137#99
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#109#112#86#82
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#149-#185#159
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#126-#153#133
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#29#30-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#63#78#82#60
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#54#56#41
Second Weekends Adjusted#124#192-#101
Third Weekends Adjusted#140--#130
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#176--#128
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#100#154#125#49
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#46#58#60#44
 
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