3 June 2014 2:12 PM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

Thanks to two major comic book sequels and a highly-anticipated monster movie, May box office wound up over $1 billion for the fourth year in a row. Without any of those movies truly breaking out, though, overall business was at its lowest level since 2010.Those three movies*The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Godzilla and X-Men: Days of Future Past*all opened over $90 million. That's only the second time that's ever happened: the first was in May 2007, when three titles debuted north of $110 million.Unfortunately, all three of the May 2014 blockbusters dropped off at least 60 percent in their second weekends: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Godzilla are going to struggle to reach $200 million, while X-Men: Days of Future Past will fall short of its franchise record.With over four weeks of theatrical engagements, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 led the box office in May with $191.6 million. The movie opened to $91.6 million on the first weekend of the month, »


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