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2014 has been a terrible summer for Hollywood

It’s been a terrible summer for Hollywood, with the overall domestic box-office down 25 percent from last year’s record total revenue. But what a difference the foreign markets make:

Transformers: Age of Extinction: Estimated production cost: $210 million. Domestic box office: $244 million. Worldwide box office: $1.065 billion.

Maleficent: Estimated production cost: $180 million. Domestic: $237 million. Worldwide: $748 million.

X-Men: Days of Future Past: Estimated production cost: $200 million. Domestic: $232 million. Worldwide: $745 million.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Estimated production cost: NA. Domestic: $203 million. Worldwide: $708 million.

How to Train Your Dragon 2: Estimated production cost: $145 million. Domestic: $172 million. Worldwide: $573 million.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Estimated production cost: $170 million. Domestic; $204 million. Worldwide: $555 million.

Godzilla: Estimated production cost: $160 million. Domestic: $201 million. Worldwide: $508 million.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Estimated production cost: $170 million. Domestic: $255 million and counting. Worldwide: Nearly $500 million.

Edge of Tomorrow: Estimated production cost: $178 million. Domestic: $100 million. Worldwide: $364 million.

22 Jump Street: Estimated production cost: $50 million. Domestic: $190 million. Worldwide: $308 million.

The Fault in Our Stars: Estimated production cost: $12 million. Domestic: $124 million. Worldwide: $280 million.

Neighbors: Estimated production cost: $18 million. Domestic: $150 million. Worldwide: $267 million.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Estimated production cost: $125 million. Domestic: $146 million. Worldwide: $239 million.

Lucy: Estimated production cost: $40 million. Domestic: $114 million. Worldwide: $217 million.

Tammy: Estimated production cost: $20 million. Domestic: $83 million. Worldwide: $96 million.

Figures courtesy of boxofficemojo.com.

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