'Avatar: Way of Water' breaks 'Avengers' domestic box office record

The "Avatar" sequel currently ranks tenth in U.S. box office history.

Avatar: The Way of Water was indeed the first box-office hit of the pandemic era, and James Cameron's giant sci-fi sequel continues to make waves at the box office. The film, which opened in theaters on Dec. 16, has reached a new box office milestone. According to Variety, "Avatar: Way of Water" has surpassed Marvel Studios' "The Avengers" to rank tenth on the domestic box office chart in the United States, with a domestic total of approximately $623.5 million, surpassing $623.3 million. Dollar. The million figure claimed by Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

Avatar: Way of Water is next on the domestic box office chart by Universal Pictures' Jurassic World at No. 9 ($652.3 million), second only to Another Cameron-directed film, Titanic, is currently in theaters at No. 8 ($659.3 million), but its status may be at risk due to a Feb. 10 reopening to commemorate the film's 25th anniversary. will improve. Cameron is no stranger to these waters, as "Avatar: Way of Water," the predecessor to "Avatar," finished fourth on the list with $785.2 million domestically, ahead of another 2022 film, "Top Gun: Maverick, the latter's The total was $718.7 million. Although "Avatar: The Way of Water" performed well at the domestic box office, it is still a long way from being the first in domestic box office history. This title belongs to Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens. Tales from a galaxy far, far away grossed $936.6 million at the U.S. theaters in 2015.

Why Is 'Avatar: The Way of Water' So Successful and How Has it Performed Internationally?

"Avatar: Way of Water" has had many factors in its box office success, one of which is anticipation, and the follow-up to the world's highest-grossing film will always grab audiences' attention, especially considering that "Avatar" was released in 2009 year release. Another boost to the blockbuster sequel's box office revenue has been higher ticket prices for IMAX and 3D screenings, the latter format Cameron intends to watch the film in. Third, the film didn't fail, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture, and follows a returning Sam Worthington as Jack Sully on a mission to protect his young family from forces threatening humanity, a story that helped draw Reaching existing Avatar fans and a new generation of moviegoers. Internationally, the film is arguably more successful than it is domestic. As of now, "Avatar: The Way of Water" is the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time worldwide, returning an estimated $2.1 billion. Cameron's films dominate the list, with "Avatar" ($2.9 billion) at No. 1 and "Titanic" ($2.2 billion) at No. 3, the only outlier being No. 2 "Avengers: Endgame" ($2.8 billion).

"Avatar 3" will be released in December 2024, followed by two sequels. Avatar: The Way of Water is still available in theaters, check out the mega-blockbuster's trailer below.

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