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Captain America 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Godzilla

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Transformers 4

Guardians of the Galaxy
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureSci-Fi ActionAction / AdventureSci-Fi ActionAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaSony / ColumbiaWarner Bros.FoxParamountBuena Vista
Release DateApril 4, 2014May 2, 2014May 16, 2014May 23, 2014June 27, 2014August 1, 2014
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$233,797,694$245,112,671$307,344,958
Production Budget$170 millionn/a$160 million$200 million$210 million$170 million
Running Time2 hrs. 16 min.2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 3 min.2 hrs. 11 min.2 hrs. 45 min.2 hrs. 1 min.
MPAA RatingPG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13PG-13
MPAA Reasonintense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout.sequences of sci-fi action/violence.intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence.sequences of intense sci-fi violence and action, some suggestive material, nudity and language.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language and brief innuendo.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.
 

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Domestic SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaX-Men: Days of Future PastTransformers 4Guardians of the Galaxy
Total Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$233,797,694$245,112,671$307,344,958
Opening Weekend*$95,023,721$91,608,337$93,188,384$90,823,660$100,038,390$94,320,883
Theaters3,9384,3243,9523,9964,2334,080
Average$24,130$21,186$23,580$22,729$23,633$23,118
Opening % of Total36.6%45.2%46.4%38.8%40.8%30.7%
Second Weekend Drop-56.6%-61.2%-66.8%-64.2%-63.0%-55.3%
Widest Release3,9384,3243,9524,0014,2334,088
Close DateAugust 21, 2014August 17, 2014August 28, 2014n/an/an/a
In Release140 days / 20 weeks108 days / 15 weeks105 days / 15 weeks117 days / 17 weeks82 days / 12 weeks47 days / 7 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 2GodzillaX-Men: Days of Future PastTransformers 4Guardians of the Galaxy
Worldwide Gross$714,083,572$708,294,944$524,976,069$745,921,860$1,080,612,671$617,882,958
Foreign Gross$454,317,000$505,441,011$324,300,000$512,124,166$835,500,000$310,538,000
Foreign % of Worldwide63.6%71.4%61.8%68.7%77.3%50.3%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$233,797,694$245,112,671$307,344,958
Domestic % of Worldwide36.4%28.6%38.2%31.3%22.7%49.7%
 
People SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaX-Men: Days of Future PastTransformers 4Guardians of the Galaxy
Producer: Alan Fine#5----#4
Producer: Kevin Feige#8----#7
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#6----#5
Producer: Stan Lee#10--#12-#8
Producer: Victoria Alonso#4----#3
 
Genres & FranchisesCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaX-Men: Days of Future PastTransformers 4Guardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#10#15-#12-#8
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#6----#5
Genre: 3D#17#34#37#27#21#10
Genre: CGI Star--#12-#6#5
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#13#22-#17-#10
Genre: Cyborg / Android / Robot---#5#4-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#30#49#51-#35#17
Genre: Superhero#14#22-#17-#10
Showdown: 2014 Superhero Showdown#2#4-#3-#1
Showdown: Biggest 2014 Openers#2#5#6#4#3#1
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2#3----#2
 
Chart RankingsCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaX-Men: Days of Future PastTransformers 4Guardians of the Galaxy
All Time Domestic#74#144#149#103#88#42
All Time Worldwide#63#67#120#57#11#88
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days#5#13#14#10#8#3
Worldwide Openings#51#65#37#17#13#55
Foreign Opening Weekends#50#88#28#13#8#61
Opening Weeks#44#53#45#34#29#32
Opening Day Gross#37#41#31#39#23#33
Single Day Gross#66#78#56#75#42#59
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#68#32#19
Single Day Friday Gross#29#34#25#32#18#27
Single Day Monday Gross---#7#73#51
Single Day Saturday Gross#28#35#39#57#38#49
Single Day Sunday Gross#48#52#55#32#34#36
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#76#38#24
Non-Holiday Monday Gross----#33#19
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#38#62#46#52#45#48
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#38#60#45#51#44#47
Friday Share of Opening Weekends--#171-#137-
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#149#135#90#127
Opening Weekends#31#36#34#37#27#32
Opening Weekends - May-#16#14#17--
Opening Weekends - Summer-#27#25#28#19#23
Top 10-Day Grosses#49#58#56#48#39#38
Top 3-Day Grosses#32#38#35#40#28#33
Top 4-Day Grosses#41#49#42#35#36#38
Top 6-Day Grosses#51#56#52#44#40#42
Top 7-Day Grosses#53#58#54#45#39#43
Top 8-Day Grosses#52#57#54#46#41#42
Top 9-Day Grosses#51#57#54#47#39#40
Top 5-Day Grosses#47#54#48#41#38#43
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#105---#211#46
Consecutive Weekends At #1#91---#207#82
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#104#34#5--
Second Weekends#52#74#122#103#64#48
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#363#145#222#270-
Third Weekends#39#146-#188#159#41
Fourth Weekends#45----#34
Fifth Weekends#153----#7
Sixth Weekends#152----#26
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#550#642#700#687#674#521
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1113#1259#1356#1329#1307#1068
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1596#1804#1939#1896#1868#1533
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3356#3664#3886#3807#3759#3254
Rated PG-13#45#81#85#59#52#27
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#27#30#29#31#23#28
Widest Releases#78#11#73#59#20#43
Widest Opening Releases#73#10#68#58#20#40
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#41#8#40#36#16#27
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#43#9#42#37#16#29
Fastest to $100 million#43#55#44#37#29#40
Fastest to $150 million#50#68#56#47#41#42
Fastest to $200 million#51--#68#47#41
Fastest to $250 million#62----#39
Slowest to $100 million#516#504#515#522#530#519
Slowest to $200 million#94#22#13#77#98#104
Opening Weeks Adjusted#82#101#84#65#51#58
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted----#76#45
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#45#53#38#51#30#42
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#21#125#97
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#60#68#78#114#76#92
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#93#96#103#72#76#78
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted----#85#53
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#135-#150#167#148#155
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#114#186#125#137#123#130
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#27#24#28--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#49#65#59#67#44#54
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#48#43#49#32#40
Second Weekends Adjusted#108#174--#150#99
Third Weekends Adjusted#127----#133
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#165----#134
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#92#145#149#116#103#60
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#37#50#45#52#33#41
 
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