‘Avatar 2’ Dethroned ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ At The Global Box Office

'Avatar 2' has Surpassed 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' At The Global Box Office, to become the sixth highest-grossing film of all time.

Avatar: The Way of Water by James Cameron is a triumph! Yes, it has surpassed Spider-Man: No Way Home’s massive worldwide box office takings to become the top film of the post-Covid era. To top it all off, it has become the sixth highest-grossing movie ever. Let’s take a peek at the magnum opus’s earnings to date as it continues to bring in new records.

Avatar: The Way of Water, which was released on December 16 and has just finished its first month in theatres, has raked in a respectable sum at the box office. The film has now grossed over $1.9 billion worldwide. James Cameron is about to make history by becoming the first director to make three $2 billion blockbusters.

Deadline reports that Avatar 2 has now earned $1.928 billion worldwide, surpassing the $1.921 billion total of Spider-Man: No Way Home. As of right now, it ranks as the highest-grossing film since the epidemic and the sixth-highest-grossing film of all time. It’s on track to break $2 billion, putting it ahead of Avengers: Infinity War ($2.048 billion) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($2.069 billion).

As Avatar 2 nears the $2 billion milestone at the international box office, James Cameron has noted that the film serves as a reminder that viewers still value the cinematic experience despite the prevalence of streaming services.

Read: James Cameron Says ‘Avatar 3’ Already In Post-Production

Cameron discussed his thoughts on the Avatar sequel’s massive success at the box office with ‘Variety’ during the Golden Globes’ Official Digital Pre-Show.

“In my head, we’re returning to theatres all around the world. Even with this massive increase in Covids, they are returning to Chinese theatres. Collectively, we’re saying, “We need this!” There is a dire necessity for us to visit theatres. Quit streaming already! Cameron said, “I’m tired of sitting on my a*s,” and the phrase stuck.

The release date for Avatar 3 is set for December 2024.

Read: Avatar Last Parts Will Be The Best, Says James Cameron

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