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Avengers: Endgame Finally Dethroned, As John Wick 3 Takes No. 1 At US Box Office

After three straight weeks at No. 1, Avengers: Endgame has finally been dethroned at the box office.

The latest weekend numbers are in, and John Wick: Parabellum made $57 million in the US/Canada this weekend to sit in the No. 1 position, according to Entertainment Weekly. Endgame was No. 1 with $29.4 million, while Detective Pikachu was No. 3 with $24.8 million.

Parabellum’s $57 million opening is the best-ever for the franchise, exceeding the first movie’s opening-weekend haul of $14.4 million and the $30.4 million that John Wick 2 took in back in 2017. Parabellum made $92.2 million from overseas markets, which brings its total opening-weekend box office performance to performance to more than $150 million for a very strong start.

As for Endgame, the movie has now made $2.62 billion worldwide, which remains behind the biggest movie of all-time: Avatar ($2.78 billion).

Domestically, Endgame becomes the second-biggest film ever with $771 million in box office receipts; it surpassed Avatar ($761 million) but remains behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($937 million).

Below you can see the Top 10 movies at the US/Canada box office for the past weekend.

May 17-19 US/Canada Box Office:

Via EW

  1. John Wick: Chapter Three — Parabellum — $57 million
  2. Avengers: Endgame — $29.4 million
  3. Pokemon Detective Pikachu — $24.8 million
  4. A Dog’s Journey — $8 million
  5. The Hustle — $6.1 million
  6. The Intruder — $4 million
  7. Long Shot — $3.4 million
  8. The Sun Is Also a Star — $2.6 million
  9. Poms — $2.1 million
  10. Uglydolls — $1.6 million

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Author: GameSpot

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