BOX OFFICE: AVATAR: THE WATER WAY SURPASSES ONE BILLION WORLDWIDE

Avatar: Laughing Water recently surpassed $300 million at the US box office and $700 million.

the international box office for a worldwide box office total of $1 billion.

Monday

After thirteen days in theaters on Monday, James Cameron ‘s film broke the $900M threshold worldwide.

At the end of the day the film grossed $32.27M (+96% from last Monday) in North America, sixth highest ever on Monday, the four-day weekend is $95.61M. The total rose to $293.29M, which is the third-best grosser of 2022 and the fourth-best grosser of the pandemic.

In international territories, it grossed $52.2M for a total of $661.9M, the second-best grosser of 2022 and third-best grosser during the pandemic.

France becomes the third world market overtaking South Korea, here James Cameron ‘s film surpassed 5 million admissions in two weeks, and became the second best-grossing film of 2022 after Top Gun: Maverick .

Key territories were: China ($104.5M), France ($60.5M), South Korea ($55.4M), Germany ($41.5M), India ($39.2M), UK ($33.1M), Mexico ($27.6M ), Australia ($22.8M), Italy ($21.8M) and Spain ($18.6M).

Monday’s global gross was $83.7M for a total of $955.1M.

Tuesday

Avatar 2 became only the ninth film to break the $100M mark at the global box office: $105.5M (or 11.4% of the total box office) was grossed on IMAX screens .
Since April 2019 this was the fastest film to achieve this.

The film is estimated to have grossed $3.7M in China from 89,000 screens, dominating 66.8% of the market, totaling $108.6M.

1. Avatar: La via dell’Acqua $3.7M/ $108.3M (-17.3% compared to last Tuesday) ¥756.7M
2. Someday or One Day $1.5M/ $14.66M
3. One Piece Film: Red $145k/ $22.4M
5. Puss in Boots 2 $47k/$447k

While in South Korea it grossed another $2M (-16.7%) for a total of $58.2M, and exceeded 6 million tickets sold. Before the weekend kicks off, it will overtake No way Home to become Hollywood’s second-highest grosser during the pandemic.

In Japan , the film grossed another $520,000 (-23%) for a total of $11.62M.

1. Suzume $790K (+116%)/$74.1M
2. The First Slam Dunk  $760K (+45%)/$40.3M
3. Avatar: The Water Path $520K (-23%)/$11.62M
4. Black Night Parade $280K/$2.11M
5. Dr. Coto’s Clinic $280K/$7.9M
12. One Piece Film: Red  $66K/$137.13M