LOS ANGELES: “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” earned $57 million from 3,850 screens and knocked ‘Avengers: Endgame’ off the top of the box office.
The third addition to the action blockbuster franchise has unseated the Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ – which enjoyed three weekends at number one – with a debut weekend of $57 million, and around $92 million brought in worldwide.As for “Avengers: Endgame,” falling to No. 2 on the box office charts this weekend didn’t bring an end to its record-smashing ways. In its fourth weekend, the film earned $29 million domestically to pass “Avatar” for the No. 2 spot on the all-time domestic box office charts.
Warner Bros./Legendary’s “Detective Pikachu” had a decent hold in its second weekend, earning $24 million for a 56% drop from its $54 million opening. It now has a 10-day total of $93 million.
In fourth is Universal/Amblin’s “A Dog’s Journey,” which is falling below expectations with an $8 million opening from 3,267 screens.
Completing the top five is MGM’s “The Hustle,” which fell 53% from its $13 million opening to earn $6 million in its second weekend and a 10-day total of $23.1 million.