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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$232,603,581$234,253,857
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$232,603,581$234,253,857
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%39.0%40.3%
Second Weekend Drop-56.6%-61.2%-64.2%-55.3%
Widest Release3,9384,3244,0014,088
In Release140 days / 20 weeks108 days / 15 weeks91 days / 13 weeks21 days / 3 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$708,294,944$744,553,563$430,653,857
Foreign Gross$454,317,000$505,441,011$511,949,982$196,400,000
Foreign % of Worldwide63.6%71.4%68.8%45.6%
Domestic Gross$259,766,572$202,853,933$232,603,581$234,253,857
Domestic % of Worldwide36.4%28.6%31.2%54.4%
 
People SummaryCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Producer: Alan Fine#4--#5
Producer: Kevin Feige#7--#9
Producer: Louis D'Esposito#5--#6
Producer: Stan Lee#9-#12#11
Producer: Victoria Alonso#3--#4
 
Genres & FranchisesCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
Brand: Marvel Comics#9#15#12#11
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe#5--#6
Genre: 3D#16#34#27#26
Genre: Comic Book Adaptation#12#22#17#16
Genre: IMAX (Feature-length)#29#49-#38
Genre: Superhero#13#22#17#16
Showdown: 2014 Superhero Showdown#1#4#3#2
Showdown: Biggest 2014 Openers#1#5#4#3
Showdown: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2#2--#3
 
Chart RankingsCaptain America 2The Amazing Spider-Man 2X-Men: Days of Future PastGuardians of the Galaxy
All Time Domestic#73#144#105#102
All Time Worldwide#63#67#58#171
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days#4#13#10#9
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#126
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
Memorial Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends-#104#5-
Second Weekends#52#74#103#48
Biggest 2nd Weekend Drops-#360#219-
Third Weekends#39#146#187#41
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)#548#639#684#519
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)#1107#1252#1322#1063
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)#1590#1797#1889#1528
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#3347#3654#3797#3246
Rated PG-13#44#81#60#58
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
Slowest to $100 million#515#503#521#518
Slowest to $200 million#94#22#77#104
Opening Weeks Adjusted#82#101#65#58
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted#45#53#51#42
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted--#21#97
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted#60#68#114#92
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted#93#96#72#78
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted#135-#167#155
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted#114#186#137#130
Opening Weekends Adjusted - May-#27#28-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#49#65#67#54
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer-#48#49#40
Second Weekends Adjusted#108#174-#99
Third Weekends Adjusted#127--#133
Rated PG-13 Adjusted#91#145#117#115
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted#37#50#52#41
 
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