The bar was set high, but James Cameron still succeeded. Avatar: The Path of Water has broken into the top ten movies of all time and has been profitable since last weekend. The next three sequels have been secured.
The return of Avatar has already been regularly tagged online as mustard after lunch. After all, the first movie is already thirteen years old and was mostly based on how special 3D was back then. Will that same audience still show up for a sequel more than a decade later?
Avatar: The Path of Water
That was already a valid question, but the bar is even higher than that: James Cameron, the director of both movies, has three more sequels in the works. Movies That Would Only Get the Green Light If Avatar: The Path of Water at least break even. Only that means a little more for the overpriced motion picture than it does for a romantic comedy.
The 68-year-old filmmaker summed it up aptly: the path of water it’s only a success, it only recovers the expenses incurred, when it is in the top 15 of the best films of all time. More specifically: Adventures of the Na’vi must raise $1.5 billion to ensure that the other three sequels can also be made. A billion dollar billing that until recently was science fiction, so the movie is fine.
The 10 best movies of all time
Now, not even three weeks after the theatrical release of the path of waterr, James Cameron managed to pull it off after all. The Disney movie is already in the top ten movies of all time, surpassing $1.5 billion last weekend. And at the moment, the movie hasn’t finished raising money yet. The ranking below of the best motion pictures of all time will therefore no doubt change in the coming weeks.
- Avatar (2009) – 2,992,917,914 dollars
- Avengers Endgame (2019) – 2,797,501,328 dollars
- Titanic (1997) – $2,201,647,264
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) – $2,069,521,700
- Avengers: infinity war (2018) – 2,048,359,754 dollars
- Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) – $1,916,306,995
- jurassic world (2015) – 1,671,537,444 dollars
- The Lion King (2019) – 1,663,075,401 dollars
- Avatar: The Path of Water (2022) – 1,546,789,379 dollars
- The Avengers (2012) – 1,518,815,515 dollars
James Cameron: ‘Sequels will come’
Before the weekend began, Cameron himself explained what those numbers mean for the future of Avatar: “It seems that I am not going to get out of this, I will have to do the next sequels too. Now I know what I will do for the next six or seven years.” avatar: the path of water he makes a profit on this one, and with that the green light for the rest of the movies is guaranteed.
The filmmaker is especially relieved: “The most important thing is that we are now in the right place. I’m sure we’ll have a discussion with top Disney executives soon about the plan to avatar 3which is already finished: we already filmed the whole movie, so we are already working on the post production to add all that CG magic. and then both avatar 4 Yeah 5 already written. We even already have some of that. 4 included. We started a franchise. We have started a story that can now be developed into several movies.”
no open ending
That last sentence is very important: Cameron knows that he can finish his epic story. That he shouldn’t fear that every movie is left with an open ending. A fact that he will only make the next Avatar movies better on paper, because Cameron can now think even more about the long term.
Well, let’s not get too far ahead. First, let’s wait avatar 3. That movie is officially slated for a late 2024 release. Go ahead, Disney!
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