Avatar: The Way of Water Hits Worldwide Box Office $855 Million

Avatar: The Way of Water Hits Worldwide Box Office $855 Million

Updated on December 27, 2022 11:53 AM by Andrew Koschiev

James Cameron's most awaited Avatar sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water, released on December 15, brought in an astonishing $435 million over its opening weekend worldwide. The movie was anticipated to overlook the Christmas box office and to hit the entire holiday season.

Avatar sequel making a global box office hit

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Based on the source from an outlet, Avatar: The Way of Water has surpassed 5.4 million at the global box office, continuing the streak of success.

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Avatar sequel surpassed other movies

In the course of the second week, Avatar: The Way of Water earned $56 million from 4,202 theatres. Avatar's sequel performance at the Domestic box office was awful due to the weather over the Christmas holiday, which reduced moviegoer attendance; this resulted in a 58% decline from its domestic debut; while still playing in theatres, this year's other much-awaited sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, experienced a 63% dip in domestic ticket sales for its second weekend. Avatar: The Way of Water is anticipated to earn $82 million through Monday for its second weekend, bringing its domestic total to $278 million.

Theatre closed in China

Avatar: The Way of Water has made $601 million worldwide. While reaching the $600 million mark is a tremendous accomplishment for any movie, the sequel's performance has yet to meet expectations despite securing the much sought-after and frequently unachievable Chinese release. With the current surge in Covid-19 cases in China, the country is shutting down the theatres that made a huge impact in sizeable earnings Avatar 2 from the Chinese market.

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Avatar Sequel fifth highest-grossing movie

It is doing well for itself; with a global total of $855.4 million, it ranks as the fifth highest-grossing movie of 2022. By the end of 2022, the movie is set to cross over the $1 billion threshold. By accomplishing so, it would join the other two movies to have made over $1 billion this year, Top Gun: Maverick and Jurassic World: Dominion.

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The Avatar sequel was released after a decade

The Avatar sequel poses a challenge as 2009's first Avatar holds a record by earning over $2.9 billion, and the next part is set to cross over more than the estimated current box office, which was released after 13 years. The Way of Water must surpass Avatar's lifetime earnings to be deemed a success.

The Way of Water impressed the global audience

In addition to an exciting return to Pandora, Avatar: The Way of Water featured appearances by Sigourney Weaver, Sam Worthington, Stephen Lang, Kate Winslet, and other cast members. It is safe to assume that The Way of Water fulfilled its promise of spectacle and dominance, given its box office haul and favorable reviews.

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