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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#6--#4
Producer: Kevin Feige#9--#6
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#11#17#13#7
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#7--#4
Genre: 3D#21#40#32#12
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#14#24#18#9
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#34#54-#18
Genre: Superhero#15#24#18#9
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#81#153#111#36
All Time Worldwide#70#74#63#55
Worldwide Openings#54#68#20#58
Foreign Opening Weekends#54#92#15#65
Opening Weeks#51#60#41#37
Opening Day Gross#42#46#44#38
Single Day Gross#80#93#90#73
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#79#26
Single Day Friday Gross#34#39#37#32
Single Day Monday Gross--#8#56
Single Day Saturday Gross#35#44#67#58
Single Day Sunday Gross#56#60#37#42
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#87#31
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#45#71#61#56
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#44#68#59#54
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#149#140
Opening Weekends#36#41#42#37
Opening Weekends - May-#17#18-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#30#31#26
Top 10-Day Grosses#56#65#55#45
Top 3-Day Grosses#37#43#45#38
Top 4-Day Grosses#47#56#40#44
Top 6-Day Grosses#58#63#50#47
Top 7-Day Grosses#60#65#52#48
Top 8-Day Grosses#59#64#53#49
Top 9-Day Grosses#58#64#54#47
Top 5-Day Grosses#54#61#46#48
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#109--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#95--#79
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#109#5-
Second Weekends#59#82#113#55
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#376#233-
Third Weekends#44#158-#46
Fourth Weekends#51--#40
Fifth Weekends#162--#8
Sixth Weekends#159--#27
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#590#693#740#559
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1166#1330#1402#1119
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1655#1883#1977#1590
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3439#3770#3915#3335
Rated PG-13#49#86#64#24
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#31#34#35#32
Widest Releases#85#11#65#48
Widest Opening Releases#80#10#63#44
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#45#8#40#30
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#47#9#41#32
Fastest to $100 million#48#61#42#45
Fastest to $150 million#56#75#53#48
Fastest to $200 million#58-#75#47
Fastest to $250 million#70--#45
Slowest to $100 million#538#525#544#541
Slowest to $200 million#97#23#80#108
Opening Weeks Adjusted#89#108#72#57
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#50#58#56#40
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#22#99
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#69#77#125#89
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#101#104#78#74
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#142-#176#152
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#120#194#145#127
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#28#29-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#55#71#74#52
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#52#53#38
Second Weekends Adjusted#115#183-#92
Third Weekends Adjusted#133--#123
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#171--#125
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#96#150#121#48
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#42#54#56#40
 
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