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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$233,921,534$245,439,076$331,062,444
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$233,921,534$245,439,076$331,062,444
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%28.5%
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, 2014October 9, 2014October 9, 2014n/a
In Release140 days / 20 weeks108 days / 15 weeks105 days / 15 weeks140 days / 20 weeks105 days / 15 weeks115 days / 16 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$708,982,323$524,976,069$746,045,700$1,087,404,499$770,662,444
Foreign Gross$454,317,000$506,128,390$324,300,000$512,124,166$841,965,423$439,600,000
Foreign % of Worldwide63.6%71.4%61.8%68.6%77.4%57.0%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$200,676,069$233,921,534$245,439,076$331,062,444
Domestic % of Worldwide36.4%28.6%38.2%31.4%22.6%43.0%
 
People SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2GodzillaX-Men: Days of Future PastTransformers 4Guardians of the Galaxy
Producer: Alan Fine#5----#3
Producer: Kevin Feige#8----#5
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#6----#3
Producer: Stan Lee#10--#12-#6
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-#6
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#6----#3
Genre: 3D#17#34#37#27#21#10
Genre: CGI Star--#12-#6#4
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#13#22-#17-#8
Genre: Cyborg / Android / Robot---#5#4-
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#30#49#51-#35#14
Genre: Superhero#14#22-#17-#8
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#31
All Time Worldwide#64#68#120#58#10#51
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days#2#9#10#7#5#1
Worldwide Openings#52#66#38#18#13#56
Foreign Opening Weekends#52#90#29#13#8#63
Opening Weeks#44#53#45#34#29#32
Opening Day Gross#38#42#32#40#24#34
Single Day Gross#68#80#58#77#43#61
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross---#69#33#19
Single Day Friday Gross#30#35#26#33#19#28
Single Day Monday Gross---#7#73#51
Single Day Saturday Gross#29#36#40#58#39#50
Single Day Sunday Gross#49#53#56#32#35#37
Single Day Tuesday Gross---#77#39#24
Non-Holiday Monday Gross----#33#19
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#39#63#47#53#46#49
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#39#61#46#52#45#48
Friday Share of Opening Weekends--#176-#139-
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#151#137#92#129
Opening Weekends#32#37#35#38#28#33
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#33#39#36#41#29#34
Top 4-Day Grosses#42#50#43#36#37#39
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---#208#45
Consecutive Weekends At #1#91---#204#76
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#104#34#5--
Second Weekends#52#74#123#104#64#48
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#365#147#224#272-
Third Weekends#39#148-#191#161#41
Fourth Weekends#45----#34
Fifth Weekends#154----#7
Sixth Weekends#153----#26
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#561#655#713#700#687#532
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1129#1278#1375#1348#1326#1084
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1613#1825#1960#1917#1889#1550
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3377#3690#3913#3833#3785#3275
Rated PG-13#45#81#85#59#52#20
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#28#31#30#32#24#29
Widest Releases#79#11#74#60#20#44
Widest Opening Releases#74#10#69#59#20#41
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#42#8#41#37#16#28
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#44#9#43#38#16#30
Fastest to $100 million#44#56#45#38#30#41
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#520#508#519#526#534#523
Slowest to $200 million#94#22#13#77#98#104
Opening Weeks Adjusted#82#101#84#65#47#52
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted----#72#39
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#46#54#40#52#31#36
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted---#21#125#94
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#61#69#79#115#77#81
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#94#97#104#74#78#70
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted----#81#47
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#136-#152#168#150#145
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#115#187#127#138#125#121
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#27#24#28--
Opening Weekends Adjusted#51#66#60#68#45#48
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#48#43#49#32#35
Second Weekends Adjusted#108#175--#135#85
Third Weekends Adjusted#128----#118
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#165----#119
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#92#145#149#116#97#45
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#39#51#46#53#34#37
 
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