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The beautiful launch of Avatar 2 does not reach the records hoped for by its producers


With more than 430 million receipts since its release, the film is one of the best starts since the covid-19, although below estimates.

The sci-fi blockbuster

Avatar: The Way of the Water

, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2009 film, swept through the box office for its first weekend in North American theaters, preliminary figures showed on Sunday. specialist firm Exhibitor Relations.

Recording some 134 million dollars in revenue between Friday and Sunday, the film by director James Cameron is however slightly below the forecasts of specialists.

Across the world, the film also grossed an additional $300 million.

And with more than 430 million dollars,

Avatar 2

achieves one of the best entries at the box office since the pandemic of Covid-19.

Read alsoAlready 53 million dollars in revenue in 24 hours for Avatar 2 at the American box office

Again set on the planet Pandora,

The Way of the Water

tells a story set more than a decade after the events of the first film.

U.S. Marine Jake Sully (played by Sam Worthington), has transitioned into the body of a Na'vi, the tall, blue-skinned people of Pandora, and works with them to protect their habitat from a fatal threat.

Another sequel,

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

, has therefore lost the top spot and is a long way behind

Avatar .

with $5.4 million in revenue between Friday and Sunday.

After six weeks of release, the Afro-futuristic Marvel film has grossed nearly $419 million at North American box offices, and $367 million worldwide.

Third place in the rankings is occupied by

Violent Night

(5 million dollars), an action comedy where

Stranger Things

star David Harbor plays a grumpy Santa Claus who is quick to give blows with a club when bad people break in. with a wealthy family.

Avalonia, the strange journey

, animated film from Disney is in fourth place with 2.2 million dollars, while

The Menu

, which borrows from horror cinema, film noir and squeaky comedy starring Ralph Fiennes, takes fifth place with $1.7 million in revenue.

The 6th-10th place North American box office, weekend of Dec. 16-18



($0.83 million)


The Fabelmans

($0.75 million)


Black Adam

(0, 5 million)


I Heard the Bells

(0.3 million)


Empire of Light

(0.24 million)

Avatar: The Waterway

by James Cameron, 2022, with Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver...

Source: lefigaro

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