‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Becomes Third-Highest Grossing Movie Ever

Shannen Ace

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Becomes Third-Highest Grossing Movie Ever

“Avatar: The Way of Water” is now officially the third highest-grossing movie of all time worldwide, behind only the first “Avatar” and “Avengers: Endgame.”

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During its 10th weekend in theaters, “Avatar: The Way of Water” surpassed $2.2433 billion globally, overtaking James Cameron’s “Titanic,” which made $2.2428 billion. It made $1 billion after only two weeks.

The “Avatar” sequel has grossed approximately $657 million domestically and $1.586 billion internationally. This makes it the ninth highest-grossing film of all time domestically, passing “Jurassic World.”

James Cameron has now directed three out of the top four highest-grossing movies globally: “Avatar,” “Avatar: The Way of Water,” and “Titanic.” Zoë Saldaña, meanwhile, has starred in three out of the top four, having appeared in both “Avatar” films and “Avengers: Endgame.”

“Avatar” made $2.92 billion, while “Avengers: Endgame” made $2.7 billion.

Disney released a video celebrating the global phenomenon of “Avatar: The Way of Water,” which you can watch below.

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  • Shannen Michaelsen

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