‘Avengers: Endgame’ remains victorious during its third weekend in theaters

14 Mai, 2019, 05:58 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • ‘Avengers: Endgame’ remains victorious during its third weekend in theaters

"Pokémon Detective Pikachu" opened in second place with a promising $58 million. Securing that number in just 17 days, the film is now the third-highest grossing feature in terms of North American records, beating out the likes of Black Panther ($700 million) and Infinity War ($679 million).

"Avengers: Endgame" continues to dominate at the box office as it came in #1 at the box office for a third weekend in a row, beating newcomers "Detective Pikachu" and "The Hustle".

It opened at #2, behind the absolute juggernaut that is Avengers: Endgame, which pulled in $63 million in its third weekend. Its 57% drop in the third weekend is bigger than Captain America: Civil War (54%) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (50%), according to Forbes, and Avengers: Infinity War (45%).

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"Endgame" is still going after the box office king, "Avatar", which has the highest grossing box office total of all time with $2.788 billion.

Overseas, Pikachu bested gym leaders from 62 foreign territories for $103 million; China nabbed the biggest foreign opening with $40 million with England coming in second with $6.6 million. (2016's Warcraft is still the highest grossing video game film worldwide with US$433 million.) Detective Pikachu had a reported production budget of US$150 million. The film is succeeding based on the popularity of the brand, a great marketing campaign with Ryan Reynolds playing pitchman, and decent enough reviews (64 percent). Letterman directed the film, with a script by Nicole Perlman and Letterman.

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios' grand conclusion to twenty-two films, "Avengers: Endgame". But it's now within touching distance of usurping James Cameron's Avatar's crown as the highest grossing film of all time.

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