Avatar: The Way Of Water Passes $600 Million In The US, Climbs To No. 5 All Time Worldwide
The Avatar sequel is still putting up big numbers at the box office.
Avatar: The Way of Water continues to make a splash at the box office. The sequel to the highest-grossing movie of all time has now passed $600 million at the domestic office and is on pace to surpass Avengers: Infinity War today, January 25, to become the No. 5 highest-grossing movie of all time worldwide.
The Way of Water has now reached $602 million in the US and $1.444 billion from international markets for a total of $2.046 billion globally.
#AvatarTheWayOfWater just broke $600M at domestic #boxoffice last night and today it will surpass #AvengersInfinityWar to become the #5 global blockbuster of all-time! Latest update for TUE:— Gitesh Pandya (@GiteshPandya) January 25, 2023
Worldwide $10.1M/$2.046B#Avatar #JamesCameron
Breaking it down by region, The Way of Water is now the 13th highest-grossing movie of all time in the United States and could pass The Incredibles 2 ($608.6 million) to reach No. 12. Worldwide, The Way of Water ranks fifth, as mentioned, and has a chance of climbing higher to pass Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($2.07 billion) to reach No. 4 in the time ahead.
If that happens, then writer-director James Cameron will have three of the top four highest-grossing movies of all time. 2009's Avatar ($2.92 billion) ranks No. 1 all time, with 1997's Titanic ($2.194 billion) ranking third. Avengers: Endgame ($2.8 billion) is currently the No. 2 movie all time.
Thanks to The Way of Water's huge success at the box office, Cameron is moving ahead with his planned sequels, beginning with Avatar 3 in 2024. That movie was already filmed, and some parts of Avatar 4 have been shot, too.
In other news, Ubisoft's Avatar game, Frontiers of Pandora, is on the way this year.
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