Having already zoomed past Titanic at the worldwide box office, Fox's Avatar is now on the verge of topping Titanic at the unadjusted domestic box office. James Cameron's sci-fi phenomenon continued to lead the daily box office on Monday with $2.70 million, which was down a slim 17 percent from last Monday and brings the film's domestic cume to $598.45 million. That places Avatar only $2.34 million away from Titanic, which means that Avatar will break Titanic's domestic record today. Avatar has now moved into the top twenty on the all-time adjusted chart and will continue to move up on that list throughout February given the film's tremendous holding power and its Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

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‘Avatar’ Leads for Seventh Weekend

Add Comment on February 01, 2010 by Daniel Garris

Fox's Avatar led the box office for the seventh straight weekend, making it the first film to do so since 1997's Titanic. Avatar also broke Titanic's record for largest unadjusted seventh weekend gross with a weekend take of $31.28 million. The 3D phenomenon from director James Cameron continues to hold up extremely well, as it was down only 10 percent from last weekend. Avatar is now the first film on record to top the $2 billion mark at the worldwide box office and is now on the verge on topping Titanic to set a new record at the unadjusted domestic box office. Avatar has grossed $595.75 million to date domestically, leaving it just $5.

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Fox's Avatar rounded out its sixth week in theatres with $3.16 million on Thursday. James Cameron's 3D blockbuster continues to hold up extremely well as it was up 1 percent from Wednesday and down 20 percent from last Thursday. Avatar was easily the week's top film with a weekly take of $47.67 million, which was down 28 percent from last week. Avatar has grossed $564.47 million to date and now trails 1997's Titanic by only $36.32 million at the domestic box office. At its current rate, Avatar is set to overtake Titanic as the all-time unadjusted domestic champion sometime next week.

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‘Avatar’ Holds Strong on Wednesday

Add Comment on January 28, 2010 by Daniel Garris

Fox's Avatar topped the daily box office once again on Wednesday. James Cameron's 3D phenomenon grossed $3.14 million, which was down 2 percent from Tuesday and down 17 percent from last Wednesday as it continues to hold extremely well. Avatar has now led the daily box office for 38 of the last 41 days and has a total domestic gross of $561.32 million. That leaves Avatar just $39.47 million away from overtaking Cameron's Titanic at the domestic box office (Avatar overtook Titanic at the worldwide box office earlier this week). Look for Avatar to remain in first for the seventh consecutive weekend this weekend.

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‘Avatar’ Still Tops on Tuesday

Add Comment on January 27, 2010 by Daniel Garris

Fox's Avatar continued to lead the way at the daily box office on Tuesday. The newly crowned worldwide box office champion grossed $3.20 million for the day. That was down 1 percent from Monday and down a healthy 24 percent from last Tuesday. Avatar has now grossed a massive $558.18 million through 40 days of release, placing it $42.61 million away from matching the unadjusted domestic record of James Cameron's Titanic. Avatar currently boasts an extremely impressive total gross to opening weekend ratio of 7.25 to 1 and is in great shape to experience another strong hold this coming weekend.

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‘Avatar’ Overtakes ‘Titanic’ Worldwide

Add Comment on January 26, 2010 by Daniel Garris

Avatar once again led the daily box office on Monday, marking the 36th time the film has led the daily box office in its first 39 days of release. Fox's 3D sci-fi film grossed $3.24 million for the day, which was down 66 percent from Sunday. Avatar was down 72 percent from last Monday, as all films experienced sharp declines from last Monday's Martin Luther King holiday.

Monday also saw James Cameron's Avatar move ahead of Cameron's Titanic to establish a new record at the worldwide box office with $1.859 billion. Domestically, Avatar has grossed $554.98 million to date, which leaves the film $45.81 million away from Titanic's domestic record.

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‘Avatar’ Tops $550 Million

Add Comment on January 25, 2010 by Daniel Garris

Fox's Avatar continued to soar at the box office this weekend with a sixth straight first place finish. James Cameron's sci-fi blockbuster continues to hold extremely well as it was down only 18 percent from last weekend's three-day frame with a weekend gross of $34.94 million. Avatar set a new record for the largest sixth weekend gross of all-time (the previous record holder being James Cameron's Titanic), marking the fifth straight weekend the film has set a new all-time weekend record.

Avatar crossed the $550 million mark on Sunday and has now grossed an astonishing $551.74 million domestically in 38 days. That makes Avatar the second highest grossing film of all-time at the unadjusted domestic box office and places it $49.

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