Avatar 2 Passes $1 Billion In 14 Days, Now 23rd Biggest Movie Ever; Avatar Franchise Hits $4 Billion
Avatar: The Way of Water is making huge numbers at the box office. The Walt Disney Company has announced that the sequel to the highest-grossing film of all time has grossed over $1 billion worldwide after its first 14 days in theaters. The film continues to perform well, now stretching past its third weekend in theaters and still posting big numbers.
The Waterway has now surpassed $420 million in North America alone. Globally, the film has grossed over $1.2 billion.
Compared to video games, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II reached $1 billion in retail sales after 10 days, faster than any previous Call of Duty game. Comparisons between movies and video games, however, are unfair and incomplete, as there are many additional factors and nuances to consider.
The Way of Water became the fastest to hit $1 billion at the global box office since 2021’s Spider-Man: No Way Home. It’s also the sixth film in history to top $1 billion in the past year. of its first two weeks, and the fourth Disney film to reach that mark.
Additionally, The Way of Water is now the biggest international release of 2022, overtaking Top Gun: Maverick for the crown. The two Avatar movies have now grossed over $4 billion together.
Top Gun: Maverick remains the top movie of 2022 worldwide, grossing $1.48 billion compared to The Way of Water’s $1.2 billion. So far, the bulk of The Way of Water’s box office results have come from international markets compared to domestic results.
The Way of Water ranks No. 23 on the all-time list of greatest movies of all time by worldwide box office results. It will continue to climb the charts before its theatrical run ends. Like the original 2009 Avatar (which is the highest-grossing film of all time at $2.92 billion), The Way of Water is expected to have a long and successful run in theaters thanks to its excellent ratings. .
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