Detective Pikachu Becomes Highest Grossing Video Game Movie Ever

Two months ago, the family-friendly adventure Detective Pikachu hit theaters, and the movie received a respectable amount of praise for a video game adaptation, with our own review calling it “incredibly delightful.”

Now, the film based on the ever-popular Nintendo property can add another notch to its belt, as it has become the highest-grossing movie based on a video game of all time, reaching a current grand total of $436 million internationally. This amount was high enough to surpass 2016’s Warcraft, which finished its run at $433 million thanks primarily to a non-American audience, which represented almost 90% of its total revenue.

Detective Pikachu will be available to view digitally on July 23 and on Blu-Ray on August 6.