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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#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#19#15#9
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#8--#5
Genre: 3D#26#46#37#18
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#17#27#21#11
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#41#63-#23
Genre: Superhero#18#27#21#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#88#161#118#43
All Time Worldwide#78#83#71#63
Worldwide Openings#61#76#25#66
Foreign Opening Weekends#63#102#19#74
Opening Weeks#57#66#47#42
Opening Day Gross#47#51#49#43
Single Day Gross#99#112#109#91
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#86#30
Single Day Friday Gross#40#45#43#38
Single Day Monday Gross--#11#61
Single Day Saturday Gross#41#52#77#68
Single Day Sunday Gross#63#67#43#48
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#94#35
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#52#80#68#63
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#50#75#65#60
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#160#151
Opening Weekends#42#47#48#43
Opening Weekends - May-#18#19-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#31#32#27
Top 10-Day Grosses#62#71#61#51
Top 3-Day Grosses#43#49#51#44
Top 4-Day Grosses#53#62#45#50
Top 6-Day Grosses#64#69#56#52
Top 7-Day Grosses#66#71#58#53
Top 8-Day Grosses#65#70#59#55
Top 9-Day Grosses#64#70#60#53
Top 5-Day Grosses#60#67#52#54
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#115--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#100--#82
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#109#5-
Second Weekends#66#90#123#62
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#405#252-
Third Weekends#49#169-#51
Fourth Weekends#55--#43
Fifth Weekends#170--#11
Sixth Weekends#167--#30
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#626#736#787#594
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1225#1397#1473#1175
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1727#1965#2066#1657
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3533#3877#4033#3423
Rated PG-13#53#91#68#26
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#35#38#39#36
Widest Releases#95#11#72#54
Widest Opening Releases#89#10#69#49
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#52#8#45#35
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#54#9#47#37
Fastest to $100 million#54#67#48#51
Fastest to $150 million#62#82#59#54
Fastest to $200 million#65-#82#53
Fastest to $250 million#77--#50
Slowest to $100 million#551#538#557#554
Slowest to $200 million#99#24#82#111
Opening Weeks Adjusted#95#114#77#62
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#56#64#62#46
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#24#104
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#74#83#135#97
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#107#110#84#80
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#148-#183#158
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#125-#151#132
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#29#30-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#61#76#80#58
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#52#54#39
Second Weekends Adjusted#122#190-#99
Third Weekends Adjusted#138--#128
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#175--#127
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#100#154#125#49
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#46#58#60#44
 
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