James Cameron’s latest film, “Avatar: The Way of Water”, remains at the top of the box office in the United States with more than 86 million dollars collected during its third weekend, Monday the 2nd included because it is a holiday.
According to information from the specialized portal Box Mojo Office, the amount collected by the film over the weekend reached 66.8 million dollars, not counting the day off.
Currently, James Cameron’s film has accumulated more than 400 million dollars at the domestic box office, and globally it has managed to raise more than 1,401 million dollars, placing itself as the second highest grossing film of 2022.
Until now, it has only been surpassed by “Top Gun: Maverick”, which reached 1.488 million dollars internationally in its time in theaters. If the box office boom of “Avatar” continues, the film starring Tom Cruise could lose the title as the highest grossing film of 2022.
“Avatar: The Way of Water” carries the weight of being the second part of the highest-grossing film in history, which reached 2,922 million dollars worldwide.
After “Avatar,” the highest-grossing film was “Puss In Boots: The Last Wish,” which grossed more than $22.5 million at the domestic box office, while “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” continues its path in theaters with 6.5 million dollars with the third place.
Following these films is the biopic “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” with $4.8 million, and Damien Chazelle’s “Babylon,” with more than $3.4 million.