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IMDbPro and Box Office Mojo Reveal the Top-Grossing Films in April 2019 and the Most Anticipated Films Opening in May

Avengers: Endgame Earns Over $427 Million in Just Five
Days, Leading a Record-Breaking April at the Domestic Box Office,
Totaling Over $1.03 Billion; Year-to-Date Box Office Tops $3.4 Billion

IMDbPro Data Shows Audiences are Most Excited for Aladdin, John
Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
and Rocketman in May

Extensive Domestic and Worldwide Box Office Data Powered by Box
Office Mojo is Featured on the IMDbPro Site and App for Members

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IMDbPro (www.imdbpro.com),
the essential resource for entertainment industry professionals, today
revealed the movies that topped the U.S. box office in April 2019 and
the upcoming May releases that audiences are most anticipating. This
definitive data is derived from Box Office Mojo, a service of IMDbPro
and the leading online source of box-office data, and the IMDbPro
MOVIEmeter rankings, which are based on the actual page views of the
more than 250 million monthly unique visitors to IMDb.

“A record-breaking April 2019 saw the domestic box office top $1 billion
for just the second time ever and was led by the latest installment in
the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Endgame, which broke
records in virtually every market it opened in, and in just five days of
release accounted for over 41% of the overall April box office,” said
Brad Brevet, editor of the IMDbPro box office reporting service, Box
Office Mojo. “Looking ahead, the summer 2019 box office has plenty to
look forward to beginning with several titles in the month of May.
Highly anticipated releases such as Aladdin, Pokémon Detective
Pikachu
, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Rocketman and Godzilla:
King of Monsters
all look to power what should be a strong month at
the box office.”

IMDbPro and Box Office Mojo Highest Domestic-Grossing Films in April
2019*

1. Avengers:
Endgame
(Disney) — $427.1 million

2. Shazam!
(Warner Bros.) — $132.1 million

3. Dumbo
(Disney) — $61.8 million

4. Captain
Marvel
(Disney) — $61.4 million

5. Pet
Sematary
(Paramount) — $53 million

6. Us
(Universal) — $45.3 million

7. The
Curse of La Llorona
(Warner Bros.) — $43.5 million

8. Little
(Universal) — $36.6 million

9. Breakthrough
(Fox) — $28.2 million

10. Hellboy
(Lionsgate) — $21.6 million

*Among the films with public theatrical screenings in April 2019,
these 10 generated the highest domestic grosses, according to IMDbPro
and Box Office Mojo data as of April 30. Extensive box office data for
these and other films is available to IMDbPro members on its
site
and
iPhone
and Android apps
.

IMDbPro Most-Anticipated Movies Releasing in May 2019*

1. Aladdin
(Disney) — May 24

2. John
Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
(Lionsgate) — May 17

3. Rocketman
(Paramount) — May 31

4. Extremely
Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile
(Netflix) — May 3

5. Godzilla:
King of the Monsters
(Warner Bros.) — May 31

6. Pokémon
Detective Pikachu
(Warner Bros.) — May 10

7. Brightburn
(Sony) — May 24

8. Tolkien
(Fox Searchlight) — May 10

9. Long
Shot
(Summit) — May 3

10. The
Hustle
(MGM) — May 10

*Among the movies with planned releases in May, these 10 were
consistently most popular with IMDb users in the lead up to each film’s
release, as determined by the actual page views of the more than 250
million monthly unique visitors to IMDb worldwide. This exclusive data
is derived from the IMDbPro MOVIEmeter rankings, which are updated
weekly throughout the year. Extensive MOVIEmeter data for these and
other films is available to IMDbPro members on its
site
and
iPhone
and Android apps
.

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