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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#11--#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#14#22#16#10
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#9--#6
Genre: 3D#34#57#47#23
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#20#32#24#12
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#46#72-#27
Genre: Superhero#21#32#24#12
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#96#174#128#48
All Time Worldwide#86#91#78#71
Worldwide Openings#74#92#30#79
Foreign Opening Weekends#78#124#22#89
Opening Weeks#65#76#54#49
Opening Day Gross#55#59#57#51
Single Day Gross#117#131#127#107
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#102#40
Single Day Friday Gross#48#53#51#46
Single Day Monday Gross--#12#72
Single Day Saturday Gross#49#60#88#79
Single Day Sunday Gross#73#77#51#57
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#110#45
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#58#91#76#70
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#56#85#73#67
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#178#168
Opening Weekends#50#55#56#51
Opening Weekends - May-#19#20-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#36#37#32
Top 10-Day Grosses#70#82#69#58
Top 3-Day Grosses#51#57#59#52
Top 4-Day Grosses#61#70#52#58
Top 6-Day Grosses#72#78#63#59
Top 7-Day Grosses#74#81#65#60
Top 8-Day Grosses#73#81#66#62
Top 9-Day Grosses#72#81#68#60
Top 5-Day Grosses#68#76#59#61
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#118--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#103--#85
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#118#5-
Second Weekends#76#102#137#72
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#435#277-
Third Weekends#55#185-#57
Fourth Weekends#61--#49
Fifth Weekends#181--#11
Sixth Weekends#176--#31
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#683#809#862#647
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1298#1489#1567#1243
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1815#2074#2178#1739
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3651#4021#4182#3534
Rated PG-13#57#98#73#28
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#40#43#44#41
Widest Releases#118#14#92#66
Widest Opening Releases#111#12#89#62
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#65#9#57#43
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#68#11#59#45
Fastest to $100 million#62#76#55#59
Fastest to $150 million#70#94#67#61
Fastest to $200 million#72-#92#60
Fastest to $250 million#85--#57
Slowest to $100 million#580#566#587#583
Slowest to $200 million#105#24#85#117
Opening Weeks Adjusted#103#122#84#69
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#63#72#70#52
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#25#114
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#81#91#146#105
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#116#119#92#88
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#153-#190#163
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#130-#158#137
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#30#31-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#68#84#88#65
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#57#59#44
Second Weekends Adjusted#130--#105
Third Weekends Adjusted#144--#134
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#181--#133
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#104#161#129#51
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#50#63#65#48
 
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