Avengers: Endgame loses top spot in weekend box office

John Wick: Chapter 3 has knocked Avengers: Endgame off the top spot in last weekend’s box office figures.

The third instalment of the John Wick series pulled in $4.148m from 259 screens over its first weekend. The film stars Keanu Reeves as the titular character, who is on the run from a legion of assassins after he killed a leader of their group.

Detective Pikachu also managed to overtake Avengers: Endgame over the weekend. In its second weekend, the film starring the iconic Pokémon character drew in $3.314m over 295 screens, bringing its overall earnings to $9.4m.

In its fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame drew in just over $3m, continuing its overall Australian box office climb to $78.66m. The Marvel blockbuster continued to dominate screens in Australia, showing across 522.

Coming in fourth was the Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson led comedy The Hustle. In its second weekend at the box office the film showed across 262 screens, earning $1.4m.

Rounding out the top five was Australian film Top End Wedding in its third weekend. The film received $518,700, bringing its overall earnings to $3.83m

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
John Wick: Chapter Three (Studiocanal) $4,148,333 259 $4,342,624
Pokemon Detective Pikachu (Wb) $3,314,229 295 $9,414,745
Avengers: Endgame (Disney) $3,081,145 522 $78,661,922
The Hustle (Universal) $1,394,847 262 $4,594,354
Top End Wedding (Universal) $518,700 298 $3,830,885
Poms (Roadshow) $405,139 283 $1,547,430
Long Shot (Studiocanal) $214,117 210 $1,872,022
The Least Of These: The Graham Staines Story (Heritage) $92,931 53 $97,714
Peppa Pig: Festival Of Fun (Universal) $86,644 154 $846,870
Wonder Park (Paramount) $77,000 124 $6,441,354
All Is True (Sony) $75,324 32 $250,740
Code Geass: Lelouch Of The Re;surrection (Madman) $56,216 26 $56,216
Gloria Bell (Roadshow) $56,146 70 $603,606
Dumbo (live Action) (Disney) $55,994 86 $12,067,807
The Chaperone (Studiocanal) $53,477 94 $1,290,543
Warren Miller's Face Of Winter (Ice Edge) $44,051 2 $51,591
The Aftermath (Fox) $39,127 72 $2,056,498
The Curse Of The Weeping Woman (Wb) $33,700 36 $2,218,720
Student Of The Year 2 (Mindblowing Films) $29,781 18 $201,135
Captain Marvel (Disney) $28,319 39 $41,599,877

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