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  • 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

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  • Still, it's a modest success - a factor that should be taken into consideration when planning sequels. 7 / 8

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