Finally, 'Avengers: Endgame' dethroned. Box office has a new king

Brenda Watkins
May 21, 2019

Check out the current list of highest-grossing movies, per Box Office Mojo. Endgame was No. 1 with $29.4 million, while Detective Pikachu was No. 3 with $24.8 million. "Endgame" has passed "Avatar" to become the second highest grossing movie of all time at the domestic box office.

The Keanu Reeves three-quel takes the top spot at the box office with an estimated $57 million in ticket sales across 3,850 theaters.

Internationally "John Wick 3" earned $35.2 million from 66 territories.

Worldwide, Endgame is now at $2.615 billion, around $170 million away from Avatar's all-time record.

There's all this talk about the Game of Thrones finale, but also John Wick 3 topping Avengers: Endgame in its opening weekend, with Endgame topping Avatar at the domestic box office.

Do you think, Avengers: Endgame will surpass the worldwide lifetime business of Avatar too?

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The box office has a new king and his name is John Wick. That was enough to nab the box office crown from "Avengers: Endgame", Marvel's latest juggernaut that collected $29.4 million during its fourth weekend of release. When it comes to John Wick films, audiences don't ask for much: Keanu Reeves shooting people in the face.

The young adult adaptation The Sun Is Also a Star fizzled in its debut, grossing only $2.6 million and landing in eighth place.

In a distant fourth place, forecasters look for Universal's A Dog's Journey to bring in about $11.2 million for its opening weekend. It earned a "B-" CinemaScore, and a 51% on Rotten Tomatoes. Starring Grown-ish actress Yara Shahidi and Riverdale heartthrob Charles Melton, the teen romance follows two high-school students who fall in love in the course of a single day in New York City.

In regards to the debut of "Aladdin", Disney will be ending the review embargo this Wednesday, which is only two days before the official release date, and that is not necessarily a good sign that the studio has confidence in the movie's performance. But then again, Godzilla is coming the following weekend.

Last week's con-artist comedy The Hustle rounds out the top five with an estimated $6.1 million in ticket sales across 3,077 theaters.

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