Avatar and End Game, among the highest grossing films in history
The movie of the moment, ‘Avatar: The Sense of Water’, is already, in such a short time, the sixth highest-grossing film on the globe, with US$1,930 million raised since its release in December 2022. Its first version, Avatar, from 2009, is the one that occupies the first place of the best-selling films of all time, with US$2,923 million in revenue.
According to Statista, James’ film cameron, which follows the story that he himself began in 2009 and which currently continues to top the ranking, in just over a month it has already raised more than US$1.9 billion. In this way, he unseated the latest installment of the most recent trilogy of Marvel’s arachnid superhero, ‘Spider-man: No way home’, starring Tom Holland and Zendaya, and which has raised US $ 1,921 million.
Avatar 1 is listed by critics as the film with the best special effects in history. The film’s budget was approximately US$237 million and it generated a collection of US$2,923 million, leaving green numbers as results, especially in its first week on theaters worldwide, since it reached a total of US$77 million.
‘Avengers: Endgame’ continues on the list, with US$2.799 million and the podium was completed by the 1997 feature film ‘Titanic’, also directed by James Cameron and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, with a collection of approximately US$2.200 million.
A curious fact based on the information from Statista is that Avatar and Titanic are the only films not released in the last decade that appear in the top 8 highest grossing films.
According to film experts, the production of action films or unknown universes tend to present high costs due to the investment in special effects. For this reason, Avatar is also the most valued film in this regard; In addition to Avatar 2 (and also the first one), there are several films that have excelled in this aspect, leaving a captivating sensation of realism for viewers and that have been highlighted by reviews on the Internet Movie Database.
James Cameron numbers
James Cameron is a Canadian-born director who has a net worth of $700 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He is the creative mind behind movies like The Terminator, Aliens, Rambo II, The Abyss, Terminator 2, True Lies, and the aforementioned Titanic and Avatar. In the United States alone, his films have grossed more than $1.9 billion. Worldwide, his films have grossed $6.3 billion.