Detective Pikachu should go down as a box office success.
1 / 8
Avengers: Endgame won its third straight weekend, beating out Pikachu for the top spot.
2 / 8
Detective Pikachu came in well below expectations with $54 million.
3 / 8
Initial estimates had it pegged for anywhere between $75-90 million domestically.
4 / 8
Despite this, the film still posted respectable totals and had one of the highest openings of the year.
5 / 8
It's also on its way to passing its break even point and will turn a profit soon.
6 / 8
Still, it's a modest success - a factor that should be taken into consideration when planning sequels.
7 / 8