Godzilla: King of the Monsters Drops to #7, Detective Pikachu to #13 in U.S.
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Legendary Pictures' Godzilla sequel film Godzilla: King of the Monsters earned an estimated US$8,105,000 to rank at #7 in the in the United States box office in its third weekend, a 48% drop from its second weekend. The film has earned an estimated total of US$245,800,000 in the foreign market, for an estimated total worldwide gross of US$339,488,172.
Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights, Super 8, Bloodline), Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air, The Conjuring, Bates Motel), and Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) star in the film as a father, mother, and daughter. Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Letters from Iwo Jima, Inception) and Sally Hawkins (Paddington, Blue Jasmine) return from the 2014 film.
Rob Letterman's live-action Pokemón: Detective Pikachu film earned an estimated US$1,280,000 to rank at #13 in its fifth weekend in the United States. The film has earned an estimated cumulative total of US$140,788,081 in the United States, and an estimated US$279,500,000 internationally, for an estimated cumulative total of US$420,288,081 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.