Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Film Ranks #4 in the U.S. in 3rd Weekend
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Rob Letterman's live-action Pokemon: Detective Pikachu film earned an estimated US$13.3 million to rank #4 in its third weekend in the United States box office. The film has earned an estimated cumulative total of US$116,122,622 in the United States. The film earned an estimated US$24.3 million internationally over the same weekend. The film has now earned an estimated US$236.8 million internationally, and has earned an estimated cumulative total of US$352.9 million worldwide.
The film had the highest U.S. opening weekend box office for any film adaptation of a video game (unadjusted for inflation), with its US$54 million opening weekend earnings topping Lara Croft Tomb Raider's US$47.7 million in 2001.
The film stars Justice Smith as main character Tim Goodman and Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu. Letterman directed the film, with a script by Nicole Perlman and Letterman. A sequel has reportedly already been greenlit.