After entering the highest grossing films in history, Avatar: The Sense of Water has just broken a historical record in a specific country… What is it about?
AVATAR: THE SENSE OF WATER, is the cinematographic event of the decade and this is demonstrated by its collection in Colombian cinemas. The film went on to occupy first place in the history of releases in Colombia, raising more than $59MM COP to date, surpassing the more than $58.8MM COP collected by Avengers Endgame throughout its run, being to date the first and The only territory in Latin America to position the film as number 1 in the historical ranking of releases in the country.
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After 5 consecutive weeks occupying first place at the local box office, James Cameron’s film presents favorable figures by having the best average attendance per screen. It is expected that it will continue to lead the attendance ranking in the coming days, until the premiere of Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumaniawhich will hit all movie theaters around the world on February 16.
The special formats have been in high demand among fans who come to see the film on the big screen in the nation where it excelled. Of the total collected at the box office to date, 60% comes from the 3D format, 14% from special formats with movement and 3% from the IMAX format on the four screens of this type that exist in the country.
Just four days after its release, the film grossed US$440.5 million in the US and Canada and US$957 million internationally. To the date AVATAR: THE SENSE OF WATER has grossed more than $1.9 billion worldwide.
On the other hand, on January 12, James Cameron and Jon Landau were honored at a ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX® in Hollywood. The filmmakers etched their hand and foot prints in cement in the legendary movie “palace” accompanied by cast members Sigourney Weaver and Stephan Lang.
This recognition came after his recent nomination at the Producers Guild of America (PGA) after producing AVATAR: THE SENSE OF WATER, the world’s biggest blockbuster release of 2022 and the seventh highest-grossing film of all time worldwide. In addition, the film was nominated for six Critics Choice® Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, two Golden Globes®, for Best Picture and Best Director, and was selected as one of the best films of the year by AFI and the National Board of Review.
Undoubtedly, the national and global behavior of AVATAR: THE SENSE OF WATER The expectation for the third installment of this saga that continues to make history increases.
Set more than a decade after the events that took place in the first film, AVATAR: THE SENSE OF WATER tells the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri and their children), the danger that haunts them, the efforts they go to to stay safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure.
Directed by James Cameron, AVATAR: THE SENSE OF WATER stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Edie Falco, Jemaine Clement, Giovanni Rabisi, and Kate Winslet. The script is by James Cameron, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver and the story by James Cameron, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Josh Friedman and Shane Salerno. The film is produced by James Cameron and Jon Landau, with David Valdes and Richard Baneham serving as executive producers.
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