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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#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#12#18#14#8
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#7--#4
Genre: 3D#24#45#35#15
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#16#26#20#10
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#39#62-#20
Genre: Superhero#17#26#20#10
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#86#160#116#40
All Time Worldwide#76#81#69#61
Worldwide Openings#60#74#24#64
Foreign Opening Weekends#61#100#18#72
Opening Weeks#56#65#46#41
Opening Day Gross#46#50#48#42
Single Day Gross#96#109#106#88
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#85#29
Single Day Friday Gross#39#44#42#37
Single Day Monday Gross--#11#60
Single Day Saturday Gross#40#51#75#66
Single Day Sunday Gross#62#66#42#47
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#93#34
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#51#79#67#62
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#49#74#64#59
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#157#149
Opening Weekends#41#46#47#42
Opening Weekends - May-#17#18-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#30#31#26
Top 10-Day Grosses#61#70#60#50
Top 3-Day Grosses#42#48#50#43
Top 4-Day Grosses#52#61#44#49
Top 6-Day Grosses#63#68#55#51
Top 7-Day Grosses#65#70#57#52
Top 8-Day Grosses#64#69#58#54
Top 9-Day Grosses#63#69#59#52
Top 5-Day Grosses#59#66#51#53
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#114--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#99--#82
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#109#5-
Second Weekends#65#89#122#61
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#403#250-
Third Weekends#47#167-#49
Fourth Weekends#54--#42
Fifth Weekends#169--#10
Sixth Weekends#166--#29
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#622#730#781#590
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1220#1390#1466#1170
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1722#1958#2059#1652
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3527#3869#4025#3417
Rated PG-13#52#90#67#25
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#34#37#38#35
Widest Releases#93#11#70#51
Widest Opening Releases#87#10#67#47
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#50#8#43#33
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#52#9#45#35
Fastest to $100 million#53#66#47#50
Fastest to $150 million#61#81#58#53
Fastest to $200 million#64-#81#52
Fastest to $250 million#75--#48
Slowest to $100 million#551#538#557#554
Slowest to $200 million#99#24#82#111
Opening Weeks Adjusted#94#113#76#61
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#55#63#61#45
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#24#103
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#73#82#133#96
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#106#109#83#79
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#147-#182#157
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#124#200#150#131
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#28#29-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#60#75#79#57
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#51#53#38
Second Weekends Adjusted#121#189-#98
Third Weekends Adjusted#136--#126
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#174--#126
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#99#153#124#48
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#45#57#59#43
 
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