Updated to latest…: James Cameron’s Avatar: Path of Water is approaching the $1 billion global box office, easily surpassing $900 million worldwide by its second Monday. This is the latest benchmark for a long-running sequel, achieved just 13 days after its global rollout began.When $955.1M until monday road of water became the third highest-grossing film of 2022 and the fourth highest-grossing pandemic-era film. Plus, with today’s attendance numbers globally, he’s expected to reach the $1 billion milestone.
Until Monday, Split $293.2 million domestic and $661.9 million at the international box office. Internationally, way of water is now the second release of 2022, making it the third studio title in the pandemic era.
Last week was a very strong mid-week. The sci-fi epic continues its trend this week, with vacations in full swing and many holiday distractions behind the scenes. France and Italy, for example, played their best this Monday since the movie came out.
Monday’s offshore total was $52.2 million and domestic was $31.5 million.
The top five foreign markets by Monday are China ($104.5 million), France ($60.5 million), South Korea ($55.4 million), Germany ($41.5 million) and India ($39.2 million).
On Tuesday, although not included in the above total, 20th Century Studios/Disney’s sci-fi epic grossed $108.7 million in China by local estimates. Ticketing service Maoyan has raised his forecasts again, and in the end he expects $170 million. In South Korea, local estimates put him at $58.2 million in cumulative earnings through Tuesday.