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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#29#49#40#20
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#18#28#22#11
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#43#65-#24
Genre: Superhero#19#28#22#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#91#164#121#45
All Time Worldwide#80#85#72#65
Worldwide Openings#63#79#26#68
Foreign Opening Weekends#65#108#19#76
Opening Weeks#60#69#50#45
Opening Day Gross#50#54#52#46
Single Day Gross#105#118#115#96
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#91#34
Single Day Friday Gross#43#48#46#41
Single Day Monday Gross--#11#64
Single Day Saturday Gross#44#55#80#71
Single Day Sunday Gross#66#70#46#51
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#99#39
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#54#83#71#66
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#52#78#68#63
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#169#158
Opening Weekends#45#50#51#46
Opening Weekends - May-#18#19-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#34#35#30
Top 10-Day Grosses#65#74#64#54
Top 3-Day Grosses#46#52#54#47
Top 4-Day Grosses#56#65#48#53
Top 6-Day Grosses#67#72#59#55
Top 7-Day Grosses#69#74#61#56
Top 8-Day Grosses#68#73#62#58
Top 9-Day Grosses#67#73#63#56
Top 5-Day Grosses#63#70#55#57
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#117--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#102--#84
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#114#5-
Second Weekends#69#93#126#65
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#411#256-
Third Weekends#51#172-#53
Fourth Weekends#57--#45
Fifth Weekends#173--#11
Sixth Weekends#169--#30
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#637#754#807#605
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1242#1422#1500#1192
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1745#1991#2094#1675
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3559#3911#4069#3449
Rated PG-13#54#92#69#26
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#36#39#40#37
Widest Releases#103#12#78#58
Widest Opening Releases#97#11#75#53
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#57#8#49#37
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#59#9#51#39
Fastest to $100 million#57#70#51#54
Fastest to $150 million#65#85#62#57
Fastest to $200 million#68-#85#56
Fastest to $250 million#80--#53
Slowest to $100 million#560#547#566#563
Slowest to $200 million#99#24#82#111
Opening Weeks Adjusted#98#117#80#65
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#58#67#65#48
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#24#107
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#77#86#138#100
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#110#113#87#83
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#150-#186#160
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#127-#154#134
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#29#30-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#64#79#83#61
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#55#57#42
Second Weekends Adjusted#125#193-#101
Third Weekends Adjusted#140--#130
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#177--#129
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#101#155#126#49
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#47#59#61#45
 
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