20th Century Studios/Disney’s Avatar: The way of waterTuesday’s box office is estimated at $17 million and may be a flop Minions. Rise of Gru:$17.5 million on its first Tuesday, making it the best Tuesday of 2022.
Some rival studios are seeing higher, but we’ll see how it stacks up in the morning. On his fifth day, The James Cameron-directed sequel will climb to $167.3 million domestically.
i hear Avatar 2: has about $8 million in advance sales for the coming weekend, which is strong for a single distribution source for a film’s 2nd weekend. Imax repeated 14% Avatar 2:Monday’s $16 million box office, which is up 12.3% indexing over the weekend.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story seems to be the current comp Avatar 2:. That Lucasfilm title earned $17.5 million in its opening Tuesday, which Avatar 2: as best he could. Rogue One: It also saw a second 4-day weekend of $96.1 million, marking the last time Christmas fell on a Sunday like it did this year. It’s a number that Avatar 2: can feasibly reach its Friday through Monday next weekend.
The first Avatar: saw its second weekend fall within the Christmas frame as well, except the holiday fell on a Friday (which is better than a holiday falling on a Saturday or Sunday). In 2009, the film dropped just 1.8% in its 2nd weekend to $75.6 million, compared to $77 million in its first 3 days. Amazing.
Globally, Avatar 2: will fly from half a billion points today. The sequel helped Disney surpass the $4 billion box office mark this year. the most for any studio to date.
You can read the rest of our Christmas box office here; the only other wide release to gross north of $100 million this season is Universal/Dreamworks Animation. Puss in boots. last wish which opens tomorrow with no previews tonight. The continuation of the direction of Joel Crawford-Januel Mercado will last 4 days in the range of 15-20 million dollars.