Over the weekend, 20th Century Studios’ and Lightstorm Entertainment Production’s “Avatar: The Way of Water” — nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture — became the third highest-grossing film of all time worldwide.
With $2,243.2 million earned to date, the film passed “Titanic” ($2,242.8 million global to date). Globally after its 10th weekend, the film has grossed an estimated $657 million domestically and $1,586 million internationally. “Avatar: The Way of Water” has also passed “Jurassic World” to become the ninth highest-grossing film of all time domestically.
Director James Cameron has three of the top four highest-grossing global movies of all time, with “Avatar” (No. 1), “Avatar: The Way of Water” (No. 3) and “Titanic” (No. 4).
“Avatar: The Way of Water” — which stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, and Kate Winslet — is also the highest-grossing film of all-time in France, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey, UAE, Cambodia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Colombia, and Puerto Rico.