LOS ANGELES ( Associated Press). — “Avatar: Waterway” topped the US box office for a second weekend, taking in $58 million, indicating it could hold steady through the new year and meet huge expectations from its premiere.
James Cameron’s digital production for 20th Century Studios has already grossed $253.7 million in the United States in its first 10 days of release, compared to $212.7 million for the same period for 2009’s first “Avatar”. That film will be made. time.
While Cameron’s films like the original “Avatar” and “Titanic” have done well at the box office, the sequels start out big and shrink fast, making it hard to predict where the movie will end up.
Its second weekend box office decline, compared to the $134 million it made in the first, was not as sharp as the way blockbusters performed in their releases.
“The fact that this film opened so strongly and only fell 58% shows it has power,” said Paul Dergarabedian, principal media analyst at comScore.
Internationally, “El Camino del Agua” is the third highest-grossing film of 2022 with $855 million, behind only “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Jurassic World Dominion”, and more than $1,000 million worldwide. is on its way to being.
“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” was second with 11.35 million, and “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance” third with 5.3 million.