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'Avatar' Dominates World With $800 Million International Gross

The generic wish of "Happy New Year!" was fulfilled almost immediately for James Cameron and all of the followers of his Avatar universe, when the big budget film reached $800 million worldwide around the time of Thursday night (December 31, 2009). On Wednesday, the worldwide total was situated around $794.1 million.

Domestically, it has taken Avatar only 13 days to make $268.8 million, with a daily average of about $18M.

As for this upcoming weekend, in which nothing new is opening wide, it is speculated that the film could bank another $50-60 million in America alone.

For those keeping track, Cameron's previous film Titanic made $600,788,188 domestically back in 1997. Worldwide, the director's previous giant made $1,842,879,955.

Who thinks he can beat his own ship with Avatar?

Source: Deadline Hollywood, Box Office Mojo

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