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By GRACIE HART 1,675 views

“Avatar: The Way of Water” Collects $435 Million Globally On Opening Weekend

Directed by James Cameron, Avatar: The Way of Water is a Sci-fi and Action movie released on 16 December 2022 globally. It is one of the most popular and awaited Hollywood movies that feature some of the best actors from the entertainment industry. This includes Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, and Stephen Lang to name a few. Made within a budget of $350–460 million, it is one of the most costly and big-budget movies ever made. 

You will be surprised to know that only four days have passed since the release of the movie and it is already smashing all box office collection records. Yes, you read that right!

The movie saw a major rise in its global collection on the opening weekend. It was in the year 2009 when the first part of the Avatar franchise was released and it became one of highest grossing movies of all time with a box office collection of around $2.923 billion. That’s a significant figure, right?

Now the same is expected from the second part, Avatar: The Way of Water also. Avatar 2 is already performing so well at the box office. Hopefully, it will break all the previous records. 

Continue reading the blog to know all about the box office collection and facts about Avatar: The Way of Water.

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Smashing All Box Office Records

After waiting for 13 long years, Avatar 2 hit the theaters on December 16th. And in just four days of its release, the movie is performing extremely well at the box office.

This weekend, movie buffs took an adventurous ride to the beautiful world of Pandora and helped James Cameron get his movie at the top of the box office. Avatar: The Way of Water collected a massive $435 million globally on opening weekend and experienced the sweet taste of success and victory. 

Moreover, Avatar 2 earned a huge $134 Million at the box office in the United States on its opening weekend. While the movie earned more than $301 million overseas. 

It is not the first time a Sci-fi movie is ruling the box office during the pandemic. The movies like Spider-Man: No Way Home earned 1.916 billion USD at the global box office while the movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness made a significant 955.8 million USD at the global box office. This proves Sci-fi is one of the most successful and popular movie genres. 

Even when the first part of Avatar was released in 2009, it broke so many box office records and became a massive hit. It reached new heights of success and earned around 3 billion dollars worldwide. 

Avatar 2 runtime is 192 minutes which is 3 hours and 12 minutes. Due to the lengthy runtime, the director of Avatar: The Way of Water, James Cameron faced tough resistance from everyone. However, he decided to stick with his vision for its duration. James is quite sure that the movie will engage and captivate viewers, ensuring an enriching experience for movie lovers.

It is too early to predict, whether or not the sequel will match its predecessor in popularity and box office collections. Only time will tell. But as of now, it is quite evident that the film’s global collection is progressing at a rapid speed and it may create a new world record.

Interesting Facts About Avatar 2 That May Blow Your Mind

  • The first part of the Avatar franchise was released in 2009. It took 13 long years to release the second part, Avatar: The Way of Water Sequel. The film shooting started in 2017. However, the release was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Avatar 2 is a star-studded movie. The movie features some of the best Hollywood celebrities like Stephen Lang, Kate Winslet, Sam Worthington, and many more.
  • Avatar 2 is one of the most pricey films made with a budget of $350–460 million. 
  • Even before its release, Avatar 2 was nominated for 80th Golden Globe Awards. The movie has already won many International awards. 
  • It may come as a surprise to many movie lovers but Avatar 2 is releasing in China. The country is known to ban Hollywood movies. However, Avatar 2 is one of the few Hollywood movies going to be released in China in 2022. 
  • After the successful release of 2 parts of the Avatar franchise, James Cameron is all set to come with the other 3 parts in the future. The tentative titles of the next releases are Avatar: The Seed Bearer, Avatar: The Tulkun Rider, and Avatar: The Quest for Eywa.

Let’s Wrap Up

The film Avatar: The Way of Water is expected to accumulate $2 billion at the global box office to experience a huge success. As of now, the movie is running successfully and performing extremely well both in theatres and at the box office.

So, what are you waiting for? Book the movie tickets now and enjoy the movie with your loved ones. 

Gracie Hart

Freelance Writer, Digital Marketer, and Content Writer