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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#19#39#30#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#79#152#109#36
All Time Worldwide#69#73#62#55
Worldwide Openings#54#68#20#58
Foreign Opening Weekends#54#92#15#65
Opening Weeks#50#59#40#36
Opening Day Gross#41#45#43#37
Single Day Gross#78#91#88#71
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#78#25
Single Day Friday Gross#33#38#36#31
Single Day Monday Gross--#8#55
Single Day Saturday Gross#34#43#66#57
Single Day Sunday Gross#55#59#36#41
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#86#30
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#44#70#60#55
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#43#67#58#53
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#144#135
Opening Weekends#35#40#41#36
Opening Weekends - May-#17#18-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#29#30#25
Top 10-Day Grosses#55#64#54#44
Top 3-Day Grosses#36#42#44#37
Top 4-Day Grosses#46#55#39#43
Top 6-Day Grosses#57#62#49#46
Top 7-Day Grosses#59#64#51#47
Top 8-Day Grosses#58#63#52#48
Top 9-Day Grosses#57#63#53#46
Top 5-Day Grosses#53#60#45#47
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#109--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#95--#79
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#109#5-
Second Weekends#58#81#112#54
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#375#232-
Third Weekends#43#156#200#45
Fourth Weekends#49--#38
Fifth Weekends#160--#7
Sixth Weekends#157--#26
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#586#688#735#556
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1161#1323#1395#1115
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1650#1875#1969#1586
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3433#3761#3906#3330
Rated PG-13#49#86#64#24
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#31#34#35#32
Widest Releases#84#11#64#47
Widest Opening Releases#79#10#62#43
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#45#8#40#30
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#47#9#41#32
Fastest to $100 million#47#60#41#44
Fastest to $150 million#55#74#52#47
Fastest to $200 million#57-#74#46
Fastest to $250 million#68--#43
Slowest to $100 million#536#523#542#539
Slowest to $200 million#97#23#80#108
Opening Weeks Adjusted#88#107#71#56
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#49#57#55#39
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#22#98
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#68#76#124#88
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#100#103#77#73
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#141-#175#151
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#119#193#144#126
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#28#29-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#54#70#73#51
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#51#52#37
Second Weekends Adjusted#114#182-#91
Third Weekends Adjusted#132--#122
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#169--#123
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#96#150#121#48
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#42#54#56#40
 
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