Los Angeles, – “Avengers: Endgame” occupied for the third consecutive week the number one position in the box office in the country after narrowly overcoming “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu”, which with a very good release was close to removing the crown to the Marvel Studios movie.
The specialized portal Box Office Mojo detailed today that “Avengers: Endgame” added 63 million dollars this weekend.
To date, this film has accumulated 2.489 million dollars worldwide, making it the second highest grossing in history and already within walking distance of “Avatar” (2009), which still holds the absolute record with 2,788 million.
In this film under the direction of the Russo brothers, the superheroes who remain alive after “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018) try to defeat the evil and, apparently invincible, Thanos (Josh Brolin).
Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Brie Larson, Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldaña are some of the Hollywood stars that appear in his cast.
“Pokemon: Detective Pikachu” premiered in theaters this weekend with a creditable second place and $ 58 million in revenue.
With Ryan Reynolds lending his voice to the well-known yellow and electric mouse, “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” focuses on Ryme City, an amazing city where humans and Pokémon coexist in harmony and where a Pikachu who works as a detective and a young man crosses his path. (Justive Smith) trying to find his father.
The third place went to the comedy “The Hustle”, which in its disembarkation in the cinemas was scored 13.5 million dollars.
With Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson embodying two scammers, “The Hustle” is a remake of the comedy “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” (1988), starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine and which, in turn, was a “remake” of “Bedtime Story” (1964), a film led by Marlon Brando and David Niven.
The thriller “The Intruder”, with Dennis Quaid at the head of its cast, took fourth place with 6.6 million dollars.
Two young lovers buy a house in the country, but their mysterious and obscure owner returns again and again as if the property still belonged to him.
Finally, the comedy “Long Shot”, with Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen as protagonists, added 6.1 million.
Theron plays Charlotte Field, one of the most influential women in the world, who weighs the possibility of quitting her job as secretary of state to present herself as a candidate for the Presidency. At that time he meets with a journalist (Rogen) nothing conformist who cared when he was a child (EFEUSA).