#BOXOFFICE: “AVENGERS” HOLDS OFF CHALLENGE FROM “PIKACHU”
For a third straight week, AVENGERS: ENDGAME takes the top spot at the Box Office. This weekend’s take is $70 million from 4,662 theatres, making for $730 million over three weeks for Marvel/Disney.
In second spot is Warner Bros.’ POKÉMON: DETECTIVE PIKACHU, will a strong $53 million opening from 4,202 theatres. It gets a passing 64% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
THE HUSTLE debuts in third with $13.5 million for Universal Pictures, playing at 3,007 theatres. It gets 18% on the Tomatometer and a B- CinemaScore.
Landing in fourth is LONG SHOT with $8 million for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films, a total $21.6 million in its second week.
POMS opens in sixth with $6.3 million from 2,750 theatres for STX Entertainment/eOne Films. It gets 30% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
TOLKIEN debuts with $3.7 million from 1,465 theatres for Fox Searchlight. It gets 48% on the Tomatometer.