Pokémon Detective Pikachu Worldwide Box Office Collection; Crosses $160 Million In First Weekend

Pokémon Detective Pikachu Worldwide Box Office Collection; Crosses $160 Million In First Weekend

                  Pokémon Detective Pikachu Worldwide Box Office Collection: The first-ever live-action Pokemon movie has already made its spot in the list of top-10 highest-grossing video game adaptations of all time. Pokémon Detective Pikachu was released at the box office on 10th May 2019, Friday while in Japan it was already released on May 3.

The audience is liking the movie very much as well as it is getting good reviews from the movie critics. The movie is also earning great in the box office and has dominated the worldwide box office this previous weekend by earning over $160 million.

About Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Pokémon Detective Pikachu is a 2019 urban fantasy mystery film which is directed by Rob Letterman. The movie is collectively produced by Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Hidenaga Katakami and Don McGowan.

This amazing story is written by Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit, and Nicole Perlman. The movie is based on the Pokémon franchise which is created by Satoshi Tajiri and the 2016 year video game Detective Pikachu.

Ace detective Harry Goodman suddenly goes missing mysteriously, stimulating his 21-year-old son, Tim, to discover out what happened. Assisting in the investigation is Harry’s previous Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, cute super investigator Detective Pikachu. Finding that they are exclusively well-appointed to work together, as Tim is the only person who can talk with Pikachu, they then join forces to undo the twisted mystery.

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu Worldwide Box Office Collection

The Worldwide Box Office of Pokémon Detective Pikachu has picked up $161 million (around Rs. 1,132 crores) on its first appearance in the worldwide theatre.

Talking of the Pokémon Detective Pikachu weekend total, an estimated $58 million (about Rs. 408 crores) came in from the home market of the US, while on the other hand, the rest $103 million (about Rs. 724.55 crores) was earned up from of all other international markets.

Detective Pikachu earned $58 million openings in the US which in other term means that the movie has held the leading opening weekend for a video game adaptation in the US. Before that, the record was held by Angelina Jolie-starrer Lara Croft: Tomb Raider of the year 2001 which earned $47.7 million in its opening weekend.

On international level, China is considered to be the major earner for the Pokemon movie with approximately $41 million (around Rs. 288 crores), after which it was followed by the UK with $6.6 million, Germany with $5 million, Mexico ($4.97 million), France ($4.8 million), Australia ($3.5 million), South Korea ($3.2 million), Italy ($2.8 million), Spain ($2.2 million), Indonesia ($2.14 million), and last but not the least Taiwan ($2.06 million).

Talking about the box office collection of Detective Pikachu in Japan, the movie has earned $13 million (about Rs. 91.42 crores) in Japan. Also, the movie was released a week earlier on May 3 and Detective Pikachu by now is up to $170 million (about Rs. 1,195 crores) worldwide.

Pokémon Detective Pikachu is doing a very great job in the box office till now. By seeing the current status of the movie, we think that the movie is doing pretty well in the box office and it is going to bring a great number of audiences towards it. We surely think that the movie will definitely earn enough bucks for the makers.

The movie has great chances to turn out to be the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time in worldwide. In the meantime, the worldwide title is held by 2016 disaster that was Warcraft ($433 million) which has also earned much of its box office collection from China. The movie is going to have a good collection in the box office as well as it will certainly make new good records in its overall box office collection. The movie is still yet to open in Russia, where it is going to be releasing 16 May 2019.

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