The “Avatar” sequel is a true blockbuster.
On Wednesday, James Cameron’s “Avatar: The Way of Water” crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office, just 14 days after its release, Variety reported.
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That makes the sci-fi adventure the fasted movie to reach the milestone in 2022, besting “Top Gun: Maverick”, which accomplished the feat in 31 days, and “Jurassic World Dominion”, which did it in over four months.
2021’s “Spider-Man: No Way Home” managed to hit $1 billion in just 12 days and only four other movies in history have hit that number in under two weeks.
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“Avatar: The Way of Water” is also showing signs of strong legs through the holidays, which should see its box office grosses climb even higher, on its way to earning the $2 billion Cameron has claimed it needs to break even.
The first film in the franchise, released in 2009, went on to become the highest-grossing movie of all-time, earning a staggering $2.97 billion to date, after re-releases.