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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#12--#8
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#15#23#17#10
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#10--#6
Genre: 3D#36#59#49#24
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#21#33#25#13
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#48#74-#28
Genre: Superhero#22#33#25#13
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#99#177#131#49
All Time Worldwide#91#96#83#76
Worldwide Openings#75#93#30#80
Foreign Opening Weekends#79#126#22#90
Opening Weeks#67#79#56#51
Opening Day Gross#57#61#59#53
Single Day Gross#121#135#131#110
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#105#42
Single Day Friday Gross#50#55#53#48
Single Day Monday Gross--#12#74
Single Day Saturday Gross#51#62#90#81
Single Day Sunday Gross#75#79#53#59
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#113#47
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#60#93#78#72
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#58#87#75#69
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#182#173
Opening Weekends#52#57#58#53
Opening Weekends - May-#19#20-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#37#38#33
Top 10-Day Grosses#72#85#71#60
Top 3-Day Grosses#53#59#61#54
Top 4-Day Grosses#63#72#54#60
Top 6-Day Grosses#74#80#65#61
Top 7-Day Grosses#76#84#67#62
Top 8-Day Grosses#75#84#68#64
Top 9-Day Grosses#74#84#70#62
Top 5-Day Grosses#70#78#61#63
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#118--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#103--#85
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#118#5-
Second Weekends#78#104#140#74
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#441#279-
Third Weekends#56#189-#58
Fourth Weekends#61--#49
Fifth Weekends#183--#11
Sixth Weekends#178--#31
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#694#823#880#656
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1313#1507#1589#1256
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1832#2095#2203#1754
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3675#4049#4214#3556
Rated PG-13#58#99#74#29
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#41#44#45#42
Widest Releases#127#16#101#71
Widest Opening Releases#119#14#97#65
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#67#10#59#44
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#71#12#62#48
Fastest to $100 million#64#78#57#61
Fastest to $150 million#72#97#69#63
Fastest to $200 million#74-#95#62
Fastest to $250 million#87--#59
Slowest to $100 million#587#573#594#590
Slowest to $200 million#106#24#85#118
Opening Weeks Adjusted#104#124#86#70
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#65#74#72#54
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#25#115
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#82#92#148#107
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#118#121#94#89
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#155-#192#165
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#132-#160#139
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#30#31-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#70#86#90#66
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#58#60#44
Second Weekends Adjusted#131--#106
Third Weekends Adjusted#145--#135
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#181--#133
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#105#162#130#52
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#51#64#66#48
 
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