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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$714,264,267$708,982,323$747,862,775$773,328,629
Foreign Gross$454,497,695$506,128,390$513,941,241$440,152,029
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#20#15#9
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#8--#5
Genre: 3D#32#55#45#21
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#18#29#22#11
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#45#69-#25
Genre: Superhero#19#29#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#94#170#126#46
All Time Worldwide#83#88#75#68
Worldwide Openings#69#87#28#74
Foreign Opening Weekends#73#119#20#84
Opening Weeks#62#73#52#47
Opening Day Gross#52#56#54#48
Single Day Gross#112#125#122#102
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#98#38
Single Day Friday Gross#45#50#48#43
Single Day Monday Gross--#12#70
Single Day Saturday Gross#47#58#85#76
Single Day Sunday Gross#71#75#49#55
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#106#43
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#56#88#73#68
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#54#82#70#65
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#175#166
Opening Weekends#47#52#53#48
Opening Weekends - May-#18#19-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#34#35#30
Top 10-Day Grosses#67#79#66#56
Top 3-Day Grosses#48#54#56#49
Top 4-Day Grosses#58#67#50#55
Top 6-Day Grosses#69#75#61#57
Top 7-Day Grosses#71#78#63#58
Top 8-Day Grosses#70#78#64#60
Top 9-Day Grosses#69#78#65#58
Top 5-Day Grosses#65#73#57#59
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#118--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#103--#85
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#114#5-
Second Weekends#74#99#134#70
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#429#271-
Third Weekends#52#181-#54
Fourth Weekends#58--#46
Fifth Weekends#178--#11
Sixth Weekends#173--#31
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#669#792#845#636
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1283#1470#1548#1231
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1797#2052#2156#1724
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3627#3991#4152#3513
Rated PG-13#55#95#71#27
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#37#40#41#38
Widest Releases#111#12#85#61
Widest Opening Releases#104#11#82#57
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#59#8#51#39
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#62#9#53#41
Fastest to $100 million#59#73#53#56
Fastest to $150 million#67#91#64#59
Fastest to $200 million#70-#89#58
Fastest to $250 million#83--#55
Slowest to $100 million#576#562#582#579
Slowest to $200 million#104#24#85#116
Opening Weeks Adjusted#100#119#82#67
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#61#69#67#50
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#25#113
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#80#89#143#103
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#114#117#90#86
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#152-#188#162
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#129-#156#136
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#29#30-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#66#81#85#63
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#55#57#42
Second Weekends Adjusted#129#199-#103
Third Weekends Adjusted#141--#131
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#178--#130
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#102#158#127#50
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#48#60#62#46
 
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