Avatar: The Way of Water grossed $955 million worldwide by its second Monday, inching closer to the $1 billion mark. 2009’s Avatar, directed by James Cameron, still holds the record for the highest-grossing film of all time. It is followed by Marvel’s Avengers End Game. Now Avatar 2 can come at number three.
James Cameron-directed Avatar: The Way of Water is all set to cross the $1 billion mark at the global box office in a span of just 12 days since its December 16 release. The 2009 prequel Avatar is still the highest-grossing film of all time.
Despite opening below expectations in its opening weekend, Avatar: The Way of Water is proving to be a huge box office success. As of the second Monday, James Cameron’s film had earned $955 million, Deadline reported, pointing in the direction that the film will reach the one billion mark by the end of Tuesday. If this happens, Avatar: The Way of Water will surpass Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness ($955 million) at the box office and become the third highest-grossing film of the year behind Top Gun: Maverick and Jurassic World Dominion. Will become
Notably, Top Gun: Maverick took 31 days to reach the $1 billion mark, and Jurassic World Dominion took over four months to reach the mark. With its massive production budget of around $350–460 million, the film needs to gross another billion to set an equal mark.