The Avengers’ “Avengers: Endgame” superhero, the latest in the Marvel family in theaters, has retained the top spot in the North American box office and has moved closer to the world record “Avatar”.
According to preliminary figures from the specialized company Exhibitor Relations published Sunday, the feature film grossed $ 63.1 million in Canada and the United States between Friday and Sunday, bringing its total revenues in this region to 723.5 millions of dollars in three weeks.
And, according to Comscore expert Paul Dergarabedian, ticket sales generated $ 2.48 billion across the globe. This 22nd part of the Marvel films still keeps in its aim “Avatar” and its record of 2.79 billion, having exceeded “Star Wars – The awakening of the Force” (2.07 billion) and “Titanic” (2.18 billion).
The second and third places in the North American box office are occupied by newcomers. The animated film “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” reached 58 million dollars in three days. The famous yellow character investigates the disappearance of his former partner, private detective Harry Goodman, and meets with his adventures other Pokémon creatures.
Far behind is the movie “The Hustle” with $ 13.5 million in theaters. This comedy brings together actresses Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson, for a duo of women specializing in scams. It’s a remake of “The most crook of the two” (1988) with Steve Martin and Michael Caine.
The psychological thriller “The Intruder” drops from the podium, arriving fourth, with revenues of $ 6.6 million between Friday and Sunday, and 21 million in two weeks. Michael Ealy and Meagan Good embody a young couple who move into their dream home in Napa Valley, California. But the former owner (Dennis Quaid) is determined to recover his old home.
Fifth is “Seduce Me If You Can,” a romantic comedy starring Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron, who earned $ 6.1 million over the weekend and $ 19.7 million in two weeks. He is an unemployed journalist writing the speeches of the character played by Charlize Theron, a presidential candidate who also happens to be his former babysitter.