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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$331,042,000
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$331,042,000
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%28.5%
Second Weekend Drop-56.6%-61.2%-64.2%-55.3%
Widest Release3,9384,3244,0014,088
Close DateAugust 21, 2014August 17, 2014October 9, 2014n/a
In Release140 days / 20 weeks108 days / 15 weeks140 days / 20 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 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Worldwide Gross$714,083,572$708,982,323$746,045,700$770,642,000
Foreign Gross$454,317,000$506,128,390$512,124,166$439,600,000
Foreign % of Worldwide63.6%71.4%68.6%57.0%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$233,921,534$331,042,000
Domestic % of Worldwide36.4%28.6%31.4%43.0%
 
People SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians 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 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#10#15#12#6
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#6--#3
Genre: 3D#17#34#27#10
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#13#22#17#8
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#30#49-#14
Genre: Superhero#14#22#17#8
Showdown: 2014 Superhero Showdown#2#4#3#1
Showdown: Biggest 2014 Openers#2#5#4#1
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#74#144#103#31
All Time Worldwide#64#68#58#51
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days#2#9#7#1
Worldwide Openings#52#66#18#56
Foreign Opening Weekends#52#90#13#63
Opening Weeks#44#53#34#32
Opening Day Gross#38#42#40#34
Single Day Gross#68#80#77#61
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#69#19
Single Day Friday Gross#30#35#33#28
Single Day Monday Gross--#7#51
Single Day Saturday Gross#29#36#58#50
Single Day Sunday Gross#49#53#33#37
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#77#24
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#39#63#53#49
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#39#61#52#48
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#137#129
Opening Weekends#32#37#38#33
Opening Weekends - May-#16#17-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#27#28#23
Top 10-Day Grosses#49#58#48#38
Top 3-Day Grosses#33#39#41#34
Top 4-Day Grosses#41#49#35#38
Top 6-Day Grosses#51#56#44#42
Top 7-Day Grosses#53#58#45#43
Top 8-Day Grosses#52#57#46#42
Top 9-Day Grosses#51#57#47#40
Top 5-Day Grosses#47#54#41#43
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive)#105--#45
Consecutive Weekends At #1#91--#76
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#104#5-
Second Weekends#52#74#104#48
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#366#224-
Third Weekends#39#148#190#41
Fourth Weekends#45--#34
Fifth Weekends#154--#7
Sixth Weekends#153--#26
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#561#654#700#532
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1129#1277#1348#1084
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1613#1824#1917#1550
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3377#3689#3833#3275
Rated PG-13#45#81#59#20
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#28#31#32#29
Widest Releases#79#11#60#44
Widest Opening Releases#74#10#59#41
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#42#8#37#28
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#44#9#38#30
Fastest to $100 million#44#56#38#41
Fastest to $150 million#50#68#47#42
Fastest to $200 million#51-#68#41
Fastest to $250 million#62--#39
Slowest to $100 million#520#508#526#523
Slowest to $200 million#94#22#77#104
Opening Weeks Adjusted#82#101#65#52
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#46#54#52#36
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#21#94
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#61#69#115#81
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#94#97#74#70
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#136-#168#145
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#115#187#138#121
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#27#28-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#51#66#68#48
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#48#49#35
Second Weekends Adjusted#108#175-#85
Third Weekends Adjusted#128--#118
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#165--#119
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#92#145#116#45
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#39#51#53#37
 
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