Avatar: The Way of Water is a massive hit as it has earned more than 1 billion dollars globally. The film earned 82.4 million dollars this holiday weekend in North America.
According to industry watcher Exhibitor Relations, the film made more than $1.3 billion globally. The film has also gained the title of the 15th highest global release ever in the world.
Reportedly, only a few films have passed the $1 billion mark in their first two weeks. The original “Avatar” earned around $2.9 billion globally.
In North America, Avatar: The Way of Water became a massive hit. Another family-oriented film, “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,” a computer-animated spin-off of the popular “Shrek” franchise, also became popular in North Africa. It earned around $22 million for the Friday-to-Monday period. Disney’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” earned around $6.5 million. Sony’s biopic “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody” earned around $5.4 million. Paramount’s comedy-drama “Babylon” earned around $3.6 million.
“Violent Night” earned around $2.8 million and “The Whale” earned around $1.8 million. “The Fabelmans” made $1.6 million, “The Menu” made $1.4 million and “Strange World” made around $747,000.
The Avatar sequel has been holding a strong presence since its release. It has become the highest-grossing movie released in 2022. According to the director of the film, the Avatar sequel is expected to remain a top movie throughout the month of January. Analysts said that the film would make more money in the coming holidays.
Original Avatar stars Stephen Lang and Sigourney Weaver returned for the sequel of the film. The movie also stars Kate Winslet.