After surpassing Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the global box office, Avatar: The Way of Water is now the fourth-highest-grossing movie of all time. The Force Awakens, which currently stands at $2.075 billion, has been surpassed by the James Cameron sequel, which has made more than $2.116 billion internationally.
Avatar: The Way Of Water received five Oscar nominations, including the prestigious Best Picture honor, last week. The 95th Academy Awards are planned to take place on March 13, 2023, and Jimmy Kimmel will serve as host for the event for the third time. The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California is where the event is taking place.
The first Avatar film still holds the record with a global box office gross of $2.923 billion. The Marvel Studios movie Avengers: Endgame temporarily dethroned the film from the top position on the all-time box office charts until being replaced by a re-release.
The Way of Water is around 30 minutes longer than the original Avatar movie, with a PG-13 classification and a running time of 3 hours, and 12 minutes. The sequel is well-liked by critics because it has a guaranteed fresh rating on the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes.. It has a budget of between $350 million to $400 million.
James Cameron directed The Way of Water from a screenplay he co-wrote with Josh Friedman, which also features Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis, and Joel David Moore. The cast members also include CCH Pounder, Edie Falco, Jemaine Clement, Giovanni Ribisi, and Kate Winslet.