Director James Cameron in a league of its own. After last week’s intense struggles, the director’s latest blockbuster, Avatar: The Waterwaysurpassing his 1997 smash hit Titanic ranking third on the list of all-time highest-grossing films at the worldwide box office.

Waterway grossed $2.243 billion globally against Titanic$2.242 billion. It was a 1997 classic was shown again in cinemas extended its lead with its 25th anniversary last week Waterway just as he was about to pass. But the reprint delayed the inevitable. Although Waterway Also, coming to the end of their run in just a few weeks, there’s a real chance these two will be locked in an endless battle for the same spot with each subsequent release.


That being said, Cameron now has the remarkable distinction of having directed three of the four highest-grossing films of all time. First Avatar It remains the biggest film of all time, grossing $2.9 billion at the global box office. Avengers: Endgame it is in second place with about 2.8 billion dollars. this weekend Waterway also left behind Jurassic World It became the ninth-biggest film at the domestic box office with a total of $657 million. The film will almost certainly pass Titanic ($671 million) and Avengers: Infinity War ($678 million) to rank seventh on the all-time domestic list in the coming days.

A Navi family cuddling in Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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Waterway France, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey, UAE, Cambodia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Colombia and Puerto Rico .

“Water’s path to success is not always guaranteed

The success of the film is like the hits of his colleague Cameron Titanic and Avatar before that – it was not a definite thing. Waterway It hit theaters ten years after the first film, and there were concerns about its cultural relevance. Even the normally confident Cameron admitted this in an interview with GQ Waterway should have been the third or fourth highest grossing film of all time Rumored to be over $400 million, it was a success considering its high production cost. It also depends on how future payments are made, he said Waterway plays a movie.

Cameron struck Waterway at the same time as Avatar 3. Cameron said the third film would have been released regardless Waterway made it at the box office, considering that only the effects remained. The director too footage of the fourth film below. His ambitious plans for the franchise include five main entries with the possibility of two more films depending on audience demand. In an interview with Empire, the director said that there is a possibility assigns the franchise to another filmmaker on the road to devote time to other projects.

Set ten years after the first Avatar, Waterway – played the main role Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang and Kate Winslet – Jake leads Sully and his family into the uncharted waters of Pandora as they flee a familiar threat. Apart from being a box office hit, the film also won four nominations at the upcoming 95th Academy Awards, including Best Picture. You can watch our interview with Cameron here, and stay tuned to Collider for more updates.