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Avatar: 10 million admissions in France but still far from Titanic's records


In four weeks, James Cameron's new film has achieved unprecedented performances since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Avatar: The Way of the Water

breaks new records.

The second part of the saga has exceeded 10 million admissions since its release in mid-December in France, and $ 1.7 billion at the global box office, its distributor announced in a press release on Monday.

James Cameron's film, released on December 14, garnered 10,102,350 admissions in less than four weeks in France, surpassing the new version of The

Lion King

, the last blockbuster to have sold more than ten million tickets.

Two-thirds of viewers saw the film in 3D, a technology for which it was specially shot.

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Even if these performances are unprecedented since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic,

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remains at this stage still far from the record of 21 million admissions in France, still held by


, by the same James Cameron.

It can however hope to exceed the first


, released in 2009 and which brought together a total of 14.7 million spectators.


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is now the seventh biggest hit of all time, according to its distributor: France is the third country where the science fiction film has the most success, behind the United States and China, but ahead of Germany and South Korea.

Source: lefigaro

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