‘Pokemon Detective Pikachu’ beats ‘Avengers: Endgame’ by a whisker at international box office

’Capernaum’ crosses $50m at intenational box officePokémon Detective Pikachu became the new international box office champion at the weekend as Sunday estimates showed it earned $103m compared to a $102.3m haul by Avengers: Endgame.The films swapped places in the global box office rankings and were still very close.

Endgame brought in a further $165.4m for $2.486bn, compared to Detective Pikachu’s $161m opening salvo.Meanwhile, Nadine Labaki’s Lebanese drama and Cannes 2018 Grand Jury Prize winner Capernaum crossed $50m through Wild Bunch licensees.Warner Bros Pictures InternationalDetective Pikachu opened day-and-date with North America in 62 markets, and combined

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