NEW YORK — Avatar: Path of Water is the box office winner for the third week in a row and shows no signs of slowing down.
James Cameron’s long-awaited first “Avatar” movie sequel brought in $63 million over the holiday weekend, about the same as last week, and is now earning over $400 million domestically and over $1.3 billion worldwide. increase. ‘The Way of Water’ is already his 15th highest-grossing global release, after his first album ‘Black Panther’.
Figures released by Comscore on Sunday showed that “Avatar” was well ahead of the runner-up, with Universal’s “Shrek” spin-off “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” earning an estimated $16 million and Disney’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” was far superior. brought in about $4.8 million.
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Sony’s biopic Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody grossed $4.2 million in its first two weeks of release. The early Hollywood epic Babylon, starring Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie, continued to do poorly despite being nominated five times for the Golden Globe Awards.
Paramount’s releases grossed just $2.7 million in their second week, down 24% and averaging just $815 per location. By comparison, 20th Century Studios’ new film, Avatar, averaged over $15,000.
Estimated ticket sales Friday through Sunday in theaters in the United States and Canada, according to Comscore.
- “Avatar: Path of Water” is $63 million.
- “Puss in Boots: Last Wish,” $16 million.
- “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” $4.8 million.
- “I want to dance with someone” $4.2 million.
- “Babylon” $2.7 million.
- “Violent Night” made $2.1 million.
- “Whale” $1.3 million.
- “The Fabermans” made $1.1 million.
- “The Menu” is $1.1 million.
- “Strange World” $538,000.