The movie Avatar: The Way of Water aka Avatar 2 has become a movie that has been successful in making big revenues from late 2022 to early 2023. The achievement of Avatar 2 in the world box office is now even higher.
As of Sunday (22/1/2023), Avatar : The Way of Water has earned revenues of US$2 billion, as stated by leading movie observer from the United States, Erik Davis through the official Twitter account.
Taking a peek at Box Office Mojo as of January 23, 2023, Avatar: The Way of Water has occupied the sixth position of the world’s highest-grossing movie of all time. There is a possibility, this movie will seize the top position again.
Erik Davis predicts that Avatar: The Way of Water will at least climb to fourth place, surpassing Avengers: Infinity War which sits in fifth position and Star Wars: The Force Awakens which sits in fourth position.
Number 1 Position After Release
The total revenue is calculated based on the worldwide box office achievements at the end of last week.
Previously, for six consecutive weeks, this movie held the number 1 position since its release in December 2022.
Sequel to The First Movie That Was Glorious
The report from Box Office Mojo also makes Avatar: The Way of Water the only sequel to the first movie to remain at the top of the all-time grossing movie list.
In fact, judging from the rankings of the top 10 highest-grossing movies of all time, there are no more movies with similar achievements. Although at number 12 there is a sequel from Top Gun, namely the movie Top Gun: Maverick and at position 14 there is Avengers: Age of Ultron, a sequel to The Avengers.
Director of 3 movies Winning 2 Billion US Dollars
In addition, it was also informed that James Cameron became the first director whose three movies successfully earned more than $2 billion in revenue.
Prior to Avatar 2, the director’s movies that achieved similar achievements were Titanic (1997) and the first Avatar (2009).