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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#9--#6
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#11#17#13#7
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#7--#4
Genre: 3D#22#42#33#15
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#14#24#18#9
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#36#58-#19
Genre: Superhero#15#24#18#9
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#83#156#113#39
All Time Worldwide#73#78#66#59
Worldwide Openings#58#72#22#62
Foreign Opening Weekends#59#98#17#70
Opening Weeks#53#62#43#39
Opening Day Gross#44#48#46#40
Single Day Gross#90#103#100#82
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#82#28
Single Day Friday Gross#37#42#40#35
Single Day Monday Gross--#10#58
Single Day Saturday Gross#37#48#71#62
Single Day Sunday Gross#58#62#39#44
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#90#33
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#48#76#64#59
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#46#71#61#56
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#155#147
Opening Weekends#38#43#44#39
Opening Weekends - May-#17#18-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#30#31#26
Top 10-Day Grosses#58#67#57#47
Top 3-Day Grosses#39#45#47#40
Top 4-Day Grosses#49#58#42#46
Top 6-Day Grosses#60#65#52#49
Top 7-Day Grosses#62#67#54#50
Top 8-Day Grosses#61#66#55#51
Top 9-Day Grosses#60#66#56#49
Top 5-Day Grosses#56#63#48#50
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#112--#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#97--#81
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#109#5-
Second Weekends#61#85#118#57
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#396#245-
Third Weekends#45#163-#47
Fourth Weekends#52--#41
Fifth Weekends#166--#9
Sixth Weekends#163--#28
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#615#720#770#583
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1208#1375#1450#1158
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1703#1936#2035#1634
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3504#3842#3996#3395
Rated PG-13#51#89#66#25
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#33#36#37#34
Widest Releases#90#11#68#50
Widest Opening Releases#85#10#65#46
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#49#8#42#32
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#51#9#44#34
Fastest to $100 million#50#63#44#47
Fastest to $150 million#58#77#55#50
Fastest to $200 million#60-#77#49
Fastest to $250 million#72--#46
Slowest to $100 million#549#536#555#552
Slowest to $200 million#98#23#81#109
Opening Weeks Adjusted#91#110#74#59
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#53#61#59#43
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#24#101
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#70#78#129#93
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#103#106#80#76
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#144-#179#154
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#121#197#147#128
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#28#29-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#57#72#76#54
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#51#53#38
Second Weekends Adjusted#117#185-#94
Third Weekends Adjusted#134--#124
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#172--#125
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#98#152#123#48
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#44#56#58#42
 
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