Avatar: The Way of Water breaks more box office records worldwide | film

Avatar: The Way of Water continues to march through the upper echelons of the all-time acquisition charts, becoming the sixth film to break the $2 billion mark in worldwide box office revenue.

according to the deadlineThe sequel to James Cameron-directed Avatar grossed $2.024 billion on Sunday, which means it’s now ahead of Spider-Man: No Way Home and Jurassic World on List of highest-grossing films. Deadline predicts that it will overtake its upcoming two films, Avengers: Infinity War and Star Wars: The Force Awakens later this week to reach the fourth spot.

That means Cameron has directed three of the top four films of all time, with the first Avatar film coming in at number one with $2.9 billion, and Titanic at number three with $2.2 billion. Only Avengers: Endgame, in second place with $2.8 billion, breaks the sequence.

Avatar: The Way of Water’s results were largely buoyed by its dominance outside the US box office. Deadline reports that it became the #1 film of all time in Austria, Lebanon, Slovakia, Mongolia and Colombia among others, and became the biggest Hollywood film of all time in India (with $57.9 million). Its strongest territory outside the United States is China, where it was the number one film for five weeks and earned $229.7 million. However, the Lunar New Year holiday saw a host of new commercial releases, with The Wandering Earth II supplanting it at the top of the charts.

Analysis by Stephen M. Colbert of Screen Rant He points out that the film’s final sum will be at least $2.5 billion, which would put it ahead of Titanic and land it in third place.

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