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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$328,650,120
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$328,650,120
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%28.7%
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 weeks87 days / 12 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$752,650,120
Foreign Gross$454,317,000$506,128,390$512,124,166$424,000,000
Foreign % of Worldwide63.6%71.4%68.6%56.3%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$233,921,534$328,650,120
Domestic % of Worldwide36.4%28.6%31.4%43.7%
 
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#32
All Time Worldwide#64#68#58#55
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days#4#12#9#3
Worldwide Openings#51#65#17#55
Foreign Opening Weekends#50#88#13#61
Opening Weeks#44#53#34#32
Opening Day Gross#37#41#39#33
Single Day Gross#66#78#75#59
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross--#68#19
Single Day Friday Gross#29#34#32#27
Single Day Monday Gross--#7#51
Single Day Saturday Gross#28#35#57#49
Single Day Sunday Gross#48#52#32#36
Single Day Tuesday Gross--#76#24
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time#38#62#52#48
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends#38#60#51#47
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends--#135#127
Opening Weekends#31#36#37#32
Opening Weekends - May-#16#17-
Opening Weekends - Summer-#27#28#23
Top 10-Day Grosses#49#58#48#38
Top 3-Day Grosses#32#38#40#33
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#103#48
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#364#223-
Third Weekends#39#147#189#41
Fourth Weekends#45--#34
Fifth Weekends#153--#7
Sixth Weekends#152--#26
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#559#652#697#530
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1124#1272#1342#1079
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1607#1818#1910#1544
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3370#3681#3824#3268
Rated PG-13#45#81#59#21
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends#27#30#31#28
Widest Releases#78#11#59#43
Widest Opening Releases#73#10#58#40
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings#41#8#36#27
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases#43#9#37#29
Fastest to $100 million#43#55#37#40
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#517#505#523#520
Slowest to $200 million#94#22#77#104
Opening Weeks Adjusted#82#101#65#52
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#45#53#51#35
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#21#94
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#60#68#114#80
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#93#96#73#69
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#135-#167#144
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#114#186#137#120
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#27#28-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#50#65#67#47
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#48#49#35
Second Weekends Adjusted#108#174-#85
Third Weekends Adjusted#128--#118
Fourth Weekends Adjusted#165--#119
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#92#145#116#46
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#38#50#52#36
 
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