Avatar Part II is considered one of the most expensive films of all time, with a budget of over $350 million.
“Avatar: The Way of Water,” directed by James Cameron, reached $1 billion at the international box office 14 days after its release, becoming the fastest film to cross that mark in 2022.
As US media reported on Wednesday, the sequel to “Avatar” is part of a select group of films that this year managed to reach $ 1 billion at the box office, such as Top Gun: Maverick, which had 31 days to surpass the Office.brand box office and “Jurassic World”, which arrived four months after it hit theaters.
Additionally, “Avatar: The Way of Water” is the fastest production to reach that number since “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, which took 12 days to reach in 2021.
James Cameron’s film gained ground after a lackluster start that fell short of box office expectations, grossing $132 million in its opening weekend, from the $150 million to $175 million they were hoping for.
One of the Most Expensive Movies
The subsequent rapid growth echoes the success of this sequel introduced 13 years after the original film’s release, which became the highest-grossing film in cinema history, grossing nearly $3 billion.
The Avatar sequel, which has already received two Golden Globe nominations, is considered one of the most expensive films of all time, with a budget exceeding $350 million, according to the report.
The cost of production was so high that you have to hit $2 billion at the box office just to start turning a profit.
That’s the number obtained by films like Titanic (1997) and Avatar (2009), from Cameron himself, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). I arrived. and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
‘Avatar 2’ deals with the story of Jake and Neytiri, who, this time as an adult couple with five teenage children, have the same goal of saving their home planet, Pandora.
“Avatar” will have three more sequences already filmed by Cameron that mark his return to the industry as a director after several projects as a screenwriter.