US Box Office Analysis 17 - 19 May 2019: John Wick 3 knocks the mighty Avengers from the top of the US box office
Robert Hyde |
21st May 2019 |
Avengers: Endgame gets knocked of the top of the US box office after 3 weeks by new entry John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum while A Dogs Journey makes an impressive start at number 4.
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
The third in the John Wick series starring Keanu Reeves and directed by Chad Stahelski hits the top of the US box office on its debut weekend of release.
The film series which over time has gaines a large following beats John Wick: Chapter 2 and out grosses the first in just one weekend.
The film debut weekend gross is $57.03 million.
The Marvel film falls down to number 3 on its 4th weekend of release with a weekend gross of $29.4 million.
With a total gross of $770.8 million it has now taken Avatar as the second highest grossing US film with just Star Wars: The Force Awakes above it, but it is still in need of nearly $200 million which it most likely wont achieve.
Pokémon: Detective Pikachu
The Pokémon movie falls to number 3 on its second week of release with a weekend gross of $24.8 million, this boosts its total US gross to $94 million with the next milestone in sight.
A Dogs Journey
This sequel movie doesn't do as well as its predecessor A Dogs Purpose but it still manages a top 4 entry with a debut of $8 million.
Falling to number 5 is the con artist movie starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson which takes $6 million on its second weekend of release.
The film now has a total US gross of $23 million.
The longest chart run on the US box office this week has been around now for 11 weekends and has taken $425.1 million.