Between both the domestic and foreign box offices, Detective Pikachu has earned a combined total of US$170.4 million. Some outlets (like Variety) place this weekend's domestic figure higher at $65 million. Budget numbers are not available, but I suspect it cost in the $30 to $40 million range, so a $13.5 million opening over Mother's Day weekend is decent, or at least enough so that United Artist can escape the "box-office bomb" label. The blockbuster is the highest-grossing film in a number of markets, including Brazil, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand. It's still the second-biggest film ever globally with $2.48 billion, pacing behind just Avatar with $2.78 billion. Even James Cameron took a moment out of his busy schedule to congratulate the movie on such a feat.
Avengers: Endgame officially passed Avengers: Infinity War ($679 million) and Black Panther ($700 million) to become the third-highest grossing movie of all time at the domestic box office with $724 million in ticket sales. In any case, its global tally now stands at $2.48 billion.
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Detective Pikachu opened with a big $58 million this past weekend, just a few million shy of Avengers: Endgame's $63 million in its third weekend. Detective Pikachu would be the top film at the worldwide weekend box office, if the actual totals reported on Monday match these estimates. Top territories include Russian Federation with $2.4 million, Germany with $1.8 million, and Australia with $1.8 million.