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Captain America 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Godzilla

Transformers 4

Guardians of the Galaxy

Mockingjay Part 1
GenreAction / AdventureAction / AdventureSci-Fi ActionSci-Fi ActionAction / AdventureAction / Adventure
StudioBuena VistaSony / ColumbiaWarner Bros.ParamountBuena VistaLionsgate
Release DateApril 4, 2014May 2, 2014May 16, 2014June 27, 2014August 1, 2014November 21, 2014
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$245,439,076$333,176,600$334,522,187
Production Budget$170 millionn/a$160 million$210 million$170 million$125 million
Running Time2 hrs. 16 min.2 hrs. 22 min.2 hrs. 3 min.2 hrs. 45 min.2 hrs. 1 min.2 hrs. 3 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.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language and brief innuendo.intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language.intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material.
 

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Domestic SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
Total Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$245,439,076$333,176,600$334,522,187
Opening Weekend*$95,023,721$91,608,337$93,188,384$100,038,390$94,320,883$121,897,634
Theaters3,9384,3243,9524,2334,0804,151
Average$24,130$21,186$23,580$23,633$23,118$29,366
Opening % of Total36.6%45.2%46.4%40.8%28.3%36.4%
Second Weekend Drop-56.6%-61.2%-66.8%-63.0%-55.3%-53.3%
Widest Release3,9384,3243,9524,2334,0884,151
Close DateAugust 21, 2014August 17, 2014August 28, 2014October 9, 2014January 22, 2015n/a
In Release140 days / 20 weeks108 days / 15 weeks105 days / 15 weeks105 days / 15 weeks175 days / 25 weeks69 days / 10 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 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
Worldwide Gross$714,766,572$708,982,323$528,676,069$1,087,404,499$774,176,600$713,602,035
Foreign Gross$455,000,000$506,128,390$328,000,000$841,965,423$441,000,000$379,079,848
Foreign % of Worldwide63.7%71.4%62.0%77.4%57.0%53.1%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$245,439,076$333,176,600$334,522,187
Domestic % of Worldwide36.3%28.6%38.0%22.6%43.0%46.9%
 
People SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
Actor: Stanley Tucci---#4-#3
Producer: Alan Fine#5---#3-
Producer: Kevin Feige#8---#5-
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#6---#3-
Producer: Stan Lee#10---#6-
Producer: Victoria Alonso#4---#3-
 
Genres & FranchisesCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
Brand: Marvel Comics#10#16--#6-
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#6---#3-
Genre: 3D#17#36#39#22#10-
Genre: CGI Star--#12#6#4-
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#13#23--#8-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#30#51#53#36#14-
Genre: Superhero#14#23--#8-
Showdown: 2014 Superhero Showdown#2#4--#1-
Showdown: Biggest 2014 Openers#3#5#6#4#2#1
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2#3---#2-
 
Chart RankingsCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaTransformers 4Guardians of the GalaxyMockingjay Part 1
All Time Domestic#75#148#153#90#32#30
All Time Adjusted----#153#159
All Time Worldwide#65#70#122#10#52#66
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days#3#12#13#6#2#1
Worldwide Openings#52#66#38#13#56#16
Foreign Opening Weekends#52#90#29#8#63#18
Opening Weeks#46#55#47#30#33#14
Opening Day Gross#38#42#32#24#34#17
Single Day Gross#68#80#58#43#61#20
Non-Opening Thursday Gross---#59-#45
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#34#20#17
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross----#45#8
Single Day Friday Gross#30#35#26#19#28#14
Single Day Monday Gross---#74#52#101
Single Day Saturday Gross#29#37#41#40#51#18
Single Day Sunday Gross#50#54#57#35#37#33
Single Day Thursday Gross---#77-#61
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#40#25#22
Single Day Wednesday Gross----#86#30
Non-Holiday Monday Gross---#33#19#54
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#40#64#48#47#50#20
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#40#62#47#46#49#20
Friday Share of Opening Weekends--#178#140-#59
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#152#92#130#66
Opening Weekends#32#37#35#28#33#15
Opening Weekends - May-#16#14---
Opening Weekends - Summer-#27#25#19#23-
Top 10-Day Grosses#51#60#58#41#40#15
Top 3-Day Grosses#33#39#36#29#34#17
Top 4-Day Grosses#43#51#44#37#40#21
Top 6-Day Grosses#53#58#54#41#43#21
Top 7-Day Grosses#55#60#56#40#44#20
Top 8-Day Grosses#54#59#56#43#44#18
Top 9-Day Grosses#53#59#56#41#42#14
Top 5-Day Grosses#49#56#50#39#44#24
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#106--#210#45#88
Consecutive Weekends At #1#92--#206#76#77
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#104#34---
Second Weekends#54#77#126#67#50#16
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#368#148#274--
Third Weekends#39#150-#163#41#66
Fourth Weekends#46---#35#101
Fifth Weekends#157---#7#150
Sixth Weekends#155---#26#30
Seventh Weekends----#24#30
Eighth Weekends----#46#111
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#570#665#725#698#541#507
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1138#1289#1388#1338#1093#1026
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1625#1839#1976#1904#1562#1464
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3395#3711#3936#3807#3293#3134
Rated PG-13#46#83#87#54#21#20
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#28#31#30#24#29#15
Widest Releases#79#11#74#20#44#29
Widest Opening Releases#74#10#69#20#41#27
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#42#8#41#16#28#21
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#44#9#43#16#30#22
Fastest to $100 million#44#56#45#30#41#20
Fastest to $150 million#51#70#58#42#43#23
Fastest to $200 million#53--#48#42#16
Fastest to $250 million#64---#40#20
Fastest to $300 million----#29#25
Slowest to $100 million#526#514#525#540#529#550
Slowest to $200 million#96#22#13#101#107#133
Opening Weeks Adjusted#84#103#86#48#53#26
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted---#100-#76
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#72#39#41
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#87#22
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#46#54#40#31#36#16
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#126#95#174
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#62#70#80#78#82#35
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#95#98#105#78#69#75
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted---#119-#93
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted---#81#47#49
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted----#139#58
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#137-#153#151#146#65
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#116#188#128#126#122#57
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#27#24---
Opening Weekends Adjusted#51#66#60#45#48#27
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#48#43#32#35-
Second Weekends Adjusted#110#177-#138#87#39
Third Weekends Adjusted#128---#118#184
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#166---#120-
Sixth Weekends Adjusted----#106#121
Seventh Weekends Adjusted----#102#137
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#93#147#151#98#45#48
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#39#51#46#34#37#21
 
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