“Avatar: Way of Water” Takes in an Impressive $1 Global Box Office Thursday End. 17 billion.
movie from 17th Century and Disney are doing huge midweek business at the year-end holiday box office. On Thursday alone, The Way of Water made another $47.9 million dollars of which Including $25 million in North America – the biggest Thursday of the year – and $30.9 million overseas.
James Cameron’s blockbuster sequel crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office on Tuesday, Day 1 of its release. It’s only the sixth film to reach the milestone within its first two weeks of release, and the first since 2017’s Spider-Man: Nowhere to Return The Milestone movie is December 2009.
The Water of Water may have opened lower than expected earlier this month, but is quickly regaining lost ground.
While doing press for the film, Cameron suggested it needs to be in the $2 billion range to succeed (sources put the breakeven figure at around $1.4 billion) . The Way of Water is one of the most expensive movies ever made with an estimated production budget of over $400 million dollars and marketing spend brought the total price to at least $400 million dollars, according to sources. It also ran for three hours and 12 minutes, while the first Avatar run 47 minutes shorter.
Cameron has a reputation for defying the odds. Twice in the past 25 years he proved his naysayers wrong when Avatar, Ten years ago, Titanic became the highest grossing movie in the world .
December 2009, Avatar opened Relatively modest 77 million dollars, 2. 77 billion at the global box office USD (ie including reissues).