You’ve Got B.O.: “Avatar” Goes For The All-Time Record

by | January 4, 2010 at 1:33 AM | The Movies

James Cameron’s Avatar continues to stun moviegoers at an unprecedented rate. In only its third week of release, it has already reached #4 on the all time worldwide box office list, at $1.022 billion and climbing. The top spot on that list is $1.842 billion, held of course by Cameron’s last movie Titanic. The visual spectacle only dropped off 2% in its second week and 10% in its third week, both feats never before achieved in box office history.

1. Avatar – $68.3m
2. Sherlock Holmes – $38.3m
3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel – $36.6m
4. It’s Complicated – $18.7m
5. The Blind Side – $12.6m
6. Up In The Air – $11.3m
7. The Princess and The Frog – $10m
8. Did You Hear About The Morgans? – $5.2m
9. Nine – $4.25m
10. Invictus – $4.1m