Avatar 2 is only 16 million away from Titanic, but it could struggle to surpass it

With $2.178 billion at the worldwide box office, will ‘Avatar: The Way of the Water’ finally manage to overtake ‘Titanic’ and become the third biggest hit of all time? Something could be stopping him.

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Since its theatrical release on December 14, Avatar: The Way of the Water, the second installment of the famous franchise initiated by James Cameron in 2009, has continued to climb the global box office at an impressive speed, until ‘to become the fourth biggest hit of all time.

Having raised a total of $2.178 billion, managing to overtake juggernauts such as Avengers: Infinity War and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it now finds itself just outside the podium.

Only 16 “small” millions are still missing to overtake Titanic, and thus become the third greatest success in history. But will he succeed? It is not certain.

Indeed, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the film, Titanic benefits from a worldwide re-release since this Wednesday, which should once again increase its score. While Avatar: The Way of the Water is already starting to stall against new US box office hits (such as Knock at the Cabin and 80 For Brady), the fight for that third spot could go on for a while yet. moment.

Regardless of the outcome of the races, James Cameron will in any case be able to boast of having two of his films in the Top 3 of all time: the first Avatar, which remains the king of the box office (closely followed by Avengers: Endgame), and therefore either Titanic or Avatar 2.

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