The blue aliens are chasing the fighter pilots.
For its second week of operation in French cinemas
Avatar - La Voie de l'eau
attracted even more spectators than when it opened, approaching 6 million admissions and giving it the opportunity to dethrone
Top Gun - Maverick
as the biggest hit of the year.
In total, over the week, James Cameron's science fiction blockbuster attracted 3 million viewers in theaters, up 10% compared to the first week - when it already had the best start of the year.
The film, lasting 3h12, thus represented two out of three admissions to cinemas.
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Tom Cruise vs. James Cameron
According to the latest figures, 5.75 million people have seen the film since its release in France.
It only has one million admissions left to make by December 31 to overtake Tom Cruise and
Top Gun: Maverick
, which previously held the title, with 6.76 million admissions since its release in may.
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Globally, the blockbuster has already crossed the billion dollar mark and largely crushes the competition.
By way of comparison, in 2009, the first
gathered 1.806 million spectators during its first five days in theaters, to end its career with a total of 14 million spectators.
Globally, the film was the biggest box office success in history, grossing nearly three billion euros.
Far behind this week in France, the Dreamworks animated film Puss in Boots
took advantage of school holidays and holidays and garnered 550,000 admissions, as did
The Kingdom of the Stars
(126,000 admissions), neck and neck with
Ernest and Célestine, the Travel in Charabie