Avatar: The Way of Water is doing big numbers on the field workplace. The Walt Disney Company introduced that the sequel to the highest-grossing film of all time introduced in additional than $1 billion worldwide after its first 14 days in theaters. The movie continues to carry out nicely, now stretching past its third weekend in theaters and nonetheless placing up huge numbers.
The Way of Water has now surpassed $420 million in North America alone. Globally, the movie has introduced in additional than $1.2 billion.
Comparing to video video games, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II reached $1 billion in retail gross sales after 10 days, sooner than any earlier Call of Duty recreation. Comparisons between movie and video video games, nonetheless, are unfair and incomplete, as there any many extra elements and nuances to contemplate.
The Way of Water turned the quickest to achieve $1 billion on the international field workplace since Spider-Man: No Way Home in 2021. It’s additionally the sixth film in historical past to surpass $1 billion in its first two weeks, and the fourth Disney film to achieve this mark.
Additionally, The Way of Water is now 2022’s greatest worldwide launch, surpassing Top Gun: Maverick for the crown. The two Avatar movies have now grossed $4 billion+ collectively.
Global #boxoffice on #AvatarTheWayOfWater closing in on $1.4B! Latest FRI-SUN wknd numbers:
Domestic – $63.4M/$421.6M
Intl – $186.7M/$956.9M
Worldwide – $250.1M/$1.38B
New #Avatar will smash $1.5B this TUE/WED on its approach to becoming a member of TWO BILLION DOLLAR membership! #JamesCameron
— Gitesh Pandya (@GiteshPandya) January 1, 2023
Top Gun: Maverick stays 2022’s prime film total worldwide, with $1.48 billion in comparison with $1.4 billion for The Way of Water (anticipated to rise to $1.5 billion this week). The bulk of The Way of Water’s field workplace outcomes have thus far come from worldwide markets ($956.9 million) in comparison with home ($421.6 million) outcomes.
The Way of Water ranks No. 23 on the all-time record of greatest films ever by complete international field workplace outcomes. It will proceed to climb the charts earlier than its theatrical run comes to finish. Like the 2009 unique Avatar (which is the highest-grossing film of all time with $2.92 billion), The Way of Water is predicted to have an extended and profitable run in theaters due to its glorious viewers scores.