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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#5--#3
Producer: Kevin Feige#8--#5
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#6--#3
Producer: Stan Lee#10-#12#6
Producer: Victoria Alonso#4--#3
 
Genres & FranchisesCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#10#16#12#6
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#6--#3
Genre: 3D#17#36#28#10
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#13#23#17#8
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#32#52-#15
Genre: Superhero#14#23#17#8
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#77#149#107#33
All Time Worldwide#67#71#60#53
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days--#8#3
Worldwide Openings#54#68#20#58
Foreign Opening Weekends#54#92#15#65
Opening Weeks#47#56#37#34
Opening Day Gross#40#44#42#36
Single Day Gross#73#86#83#66
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#73#21
Single Day Friday Gross#32#37#35#30
Single Day Monday Gross--#7#53
Single Day Saturday Gross#32#40#62#54
Single Day Sunday Gross#52#56#34#39
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#81#26
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#42#67#57#53
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#42#65#56#52
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#141#133
Opening Weekends#34#39#40#35
Opening Weekends - May-#17#18-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#28#29#24
Top 10-Day Grosses#52#61#51#41
Top 3-Day Grosses#35#41#43#36
Top 4-Day Grosses#44#52#37#41
Top 6-Day Grosses#54#59#47#44
Top 7-Day Grosses#56#61#48#45
Top 8-Day Grosses#55#60#49#45
Top 9-Day Grosses#54#60#50#43
Top 5-Day Grosses#50#57#43#45
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#108--#45
Consecutive Weekends At #1#94--#78
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#104#5-
Second Weekends#55#78#109#51
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#372#229-
Third Weekends#41#154#198#43
Fourth Weekends#48--#37
Fifth Weekends#159--#7
Sixth Weekends#156--#26
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#580#678#725#551
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1155#1313#1385#1110
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1643#1864#1958#1580
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3424#3748#3893#3322
Rated PG-13#47#84#62#21
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#30#33#34#31
Widest Releases#81#11#62#45
Widest Opening Releases#76#10#61#42
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#44#8#39#29
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#46#9#40#31
Fastest to $100 million#46#58#40#43
Fastest to $150 million#53#72#50#45
Fastest to $200 million#54-#71#43
Fastest to $250 million#66--#41
Slowest to $100 million#532#520#538#535
Slowest to $200 million#96#22#79#107
Opening Weeks Adjusted#85#104#68#54
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#48#56#54#38
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#21#96
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#65#73#120#85
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#97#100#75#71
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#139-#172#149
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#118#191#142#125
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#28#29-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#53#68#71#50
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#49#50#36
Second Weekends Adjusted#111#179-#88
Third Weekends Adjusted#130--#120
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#168--#122
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#94#148#119#45
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#41#53#55#39
 
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