“Avatar: El Camino del Agua” released last December, was one of the most anticipated sequels for many years, as it came 13 years after its first part. After this film became the highest grossing in Colombian theaters, now it just hit $2 billion in worldwide grosses, which would make it the sixth film to do so.
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On the other hand, the film’s director, James Cameron, would be about to be recognized for breaking another record. This filmmaker is the first person to have directed three of the six films that surpassed this vast box office collection. The director’s 2009 film “Avatar” is in first place with $2.92 billion and his 1997 film “Titanic” has $2.19 billion, leaving him in third place.
The Russo brothers, directors of “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame” would be the two people with whom Cameron shared the place in world cinema for having two of the highest grossing films. The sequel to “Avatar” would also be on its way to surpass some of the films that follow it on the list.
With this blockbuster, James Cameron would ensure the completion of all his sequels that would hit theaters in the coming years. All arriving in the month of December, “Avatar 3” for 2024, “Avatar 4” for 2026 and finally, “Avatar 5” for 2028.
What are the highest grossing movies in history?
According to the Box Office Mojo platform, the ten films that have grossed the most at the world cinema box office are:
- “Avatar” (2009): $2.92 billion
- “Avengers: Endgame” (2019): $2.79 billion
- “Titanic” (1997): $2.19 billion
- “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens” (2015): $2.07 billion
- “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018): $2.05 billion
- “Avatar: El Camino del Agua” (2022): $2.02 billion, so far
- “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (2021): $1.92 billion
- “Jurassic World” (2015): $1.67 billion
- “The Lion King” (2019): $1.66 billion
- “The Avengers” (2012): $1.52 billion