‘Detective Pikachu’ Delivers Record Opening for a Video Game Adaptation as ‘Endgame’ Tops $700M

Disney’s Endgame-2019-movie-posters/”>Avengers: Endgame dipped a little more than expected for the three-day, but it was still able to capture the weekend’s top spot, holding off a record start for a video game adaptation from WB’s Pokemon: Detective Pikachu.

Meanwhile, UA Releasing’s The Hustle lived up to expectations, but Stx and eOne’s Poms and Disney’s release of the Fox Searchlight drama Tolkien both struggled in their debuts over this Mother’s Day weekend.

With an estimated $63 million, Avengers: Endgame topped the weekend box office for the third straight weekend in a row for a domestic cume that now stands at $723.5 million.

Endgame is only the third film ever to top $700 million domestically as it topped Black Panther to become the third highest grossing domestic release of all-time.

Internationally, Endgame added another $102.3 million for an international cume that now stands at $1.76 billion and a global tally reaching $2.485 billion.

The film remains

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