Avatar: The Way of Water Swiss crosses the $2 billion mark at the global box office
Avatar: The Way of Water shows no sign of giving up its box-office dominance, grossing an estimated $19.7 million (about Rs 160 crore) in its sixth weekend in North America, industry observer Exhibitor Relations said on Sunday. As a result, James Cameron’s sci-fi epic has crossed the $2 billion mark (approximately Rs 16,230) globally, the best achievement in a pandemic era, with cumulative ticket sales of 598 million dollars (approximately Rs 4,852 and $1.42 billion (approximately Rs 11,522 crore)) elsewhere in the world.
That makes the Disney/20th Century Studios film the sixth ever to cross the $2 billion mark (unadjusted for inflation), though it’s still far short of the all-time lead, the original film. . Avatar, equal to $1.5 billion (approximately Rs 12,171 crore). The original 2009 film topped as the highest-grossing film of all time, grossing $2.9 billion (about Rs 23,530 crore).
Shows significant vitality after five weeks out, Universal image’ friendly family The Cat Goes Out: The Last Wish rose one place from last weekend to second place, at $11.5 million (about Rs. 93 crore) for the Friday-Sunday period.
Down one place is scary doll thriller M3GAN from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions, at $9.8 million (about Rs 80). The film’s title doll, created as a companion to an orphan, gradually takes on a terrifying life of its own.
In fourth place is Sony Pictures’ New version Missing, at $9.3 million (about Rs. 75 crore). Storm Reid plays a teenager desperate to find her mother (Nia Long) after she disappears on vacation in Colombia.
David A. Gross of Franchise Entertainment Research called the opening “impressive” for a crime thriller, adding, “The reviews were excellent.”
And in fifth place, down one place from last weekend, is a good feeling for Sony A man named Ottoat $9 million (about Rs. 73 crore). Tom Hanks plays the warden, a character based on the popular Swedish novel “A Man Called Ove.”
Rounding the top 10 is:
plane ($5.3 million)
house party (1.8 million USD)
That time I reincarnated as a Slime ($1.5 million)
Black Panther: Wakanda forever (1.4 million USD)
Whale (1.3 million USD)
Avatar: The Way of Water is showing in theaters worldwide. In India, Avatar 2 is available in English, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu.