Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is ruling the theatres in every nook and corner of the world since the day of its release. Adults found it more exciting than the kids. Rob Letterman’s movie is a hit in the United States box office and gets the #3rd rank on earning US$24.8 million on its 2nd weekend.
The film makes US$53.8 internationally on the second weekend itself and the global rank is #1. The film earns a total of US$193.4 internationally and US$287.4 million worldwide.
Earnings of the movie in Japan
In the history of the US, no film adaptation from a video game has earned the highest opening for weekends in the box office. It surpassed the film Tomb Raider, 2001 which opened for US$47.7 million.
Detective Pikachu was screened in Japan on May 3 after Avengers: End Game. The film earned US$13 million (1,465,395,700 yen) in Japan.
Two hundred nine thousand tickets were sold in the second weekend of the release. The film earned US$2.85 million (312,119,700 yen). The film has sold 1.03 million tickets in total in Japan, making US$13 million (1,465,395,700). The opening weekend in Japan sold 676,000 tickets earning US$8.60 million (948 million yen).
Detective Pikachu: About the film
The star cast of this movie are Justice Smith as Tim Goodman, and Ryan Reynolds gave the voice for Detective Pikachu. Letterman and Nicole Perlman wrote the script for the film and Letterman directed it. From the rumors, the information came that the sequel has already been planned for the movie.
The shooting of Detective Pikachu had been a fun time for the creators. The shooting started from January to May 2018. The cast and crew traveled to England, Scotland, and Colorado to finish the shoots.
Detective Pikachu is the 1st Pokémon movie that made to the big screen in the US by Warner Bros. The live-action film got the best reviews.
Everyone loved he film and fans are waiting for the sequel of this film. For the fans who have not watched the movie, the film is in theatres.
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