BOX-OFFICE REPORT

Written by on May 13, 2019

The Top 5 movies this weekend:

1. Avengers: Endgame – $63.1 million
2. Pokemon: Detective Pikachu – $58 million
3. The Hustle – $13.5 million
4. The Intruder (2019) – $6.6 million
5. Long Shot – $6.1 million

Avengers: Endgame managed to hold off Pokemon: Detective Pikachu, despite its record opening, to remain the number-one movie in North America for a third straight weekend.

Endgame earned $63.1 million, pushing its domestic total to $723.5 million and third on the all-time list. Globally, the movie has banked $2.5 billion, which is only $300 million behind top-dog Avatar.

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu landed in second with $58 million, a record opening for a video-game adaptation.

The Hustle, the critically panned remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson, opened in third with $13.5 million.

The Dennis Quaid thriller The Intruder dropped from second to fourth with $6.6 million and the Seth Rogen romanticcomedy Long Shot also fell two slots to round out the Top 5 with $6.1 million.

The weekend’s two other big releases fell outside the Top 5. The senior cheerleader comedy Poms debuted in sixth with $5.1 million. The JRR Tolkien bio-pic Tolkien came in ninth with $2.2 million.


THE HUSTLE: Penny (Rebel Wilson) tries to team up with Josephine (Anne Hathaway)

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