Thursday, January 26, 2023

‘Avatar’ sequel continues to top box office in US and Canada

shifts, Avatar 2 It remains at the top of the box office in the United States and Canada, despite the fact that a brutal winter storm kept millions at home over the Christmas weekend, specialty firm Exhibitor Relations said Monday.

In its second week of release, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2009 science-fiction film grossed $90 million between Friday and the Monday holiday.

The James Cameron-directed film has earned a worldwide total of $881 million since its release, according to data from box office tracking site Box Office Mojo.

Set again on the planet Pandora, but a decade after the events of the first installment, Avatar 2: The Way of Water tells how US Marine Jake Sully, played by Sam Worthington, who has transitioned into the body of a tall, blue-skinned Na’vi from Pandora, joins them to defend their habitat from a terrible threat.

another sequel, Puss in Boots: The Last WishA computer animation based on a character from the franchise shrekIt ranked second in its first screening weekend, grossing $17.5 million over four days.

In this feature film, Puss in Boots, voiced by Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, embarks on an epic adventure to restore his nine lives.

Biographical film about singer Whitney Houston I wanna Dance With SomebodyThe film, which stars English actress Naomi Ackie as the late superstar, opened in third place with only $6.8 million in revenue in its opening weekend in theaters.

got fourth place babylon, which grossed only $5.3 million despite including Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie. In the opinion of Variety.com, a “particularly dreadful debut”.

In this dramatic comedy, director Damien Chazelle, who won the Oscar La la Landoffers a lively tribute to Hollywood in the 1920s, condemning silent films to oblivion at a time when sound was just beginning to appear on the big screen.

Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverThe sequel to Marvel’s 2018 Afro-futurist film slipped to fifth place with $5.3 million in its seventh week in theaters.

They complete the list of 10 highest grossing movies:

6 – silent Night ($4.3 million)

7 – whale ($1.5 million)

8 – menu (USD 1 million)

9 – the fabelmans (US$ 900 million)

  1. strange world (US$675 million)

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