Released in mid-December, Avatar: The Way of the Water has since brought together more than 6.87 million spectators in theaters, dethroning Top Gun: Maverick as the most viewed film of the year in France, its distributor Disney announced on Friday. .“With 559,147 entries for Thursday, #AvatarLaVoiedeLeau reached 6,870,704 entries last night. Best result of a film in 2022”, announced on Twitter Frédéric Monnereau, in charge of distribution at Disney. Worldwide, France offers James Cameron’s film, which has already exceeded one billion dollars in revenue, its third highest estimated income, behind the United States and China. Record-breaking filmmaker James Cameron is already the author, after Titanic, of the most profitable film to date, the first part of Avatar, approaching 2.9 billion dollars in revenue. In France, it’s a lightning triumph, fueled by the school holidays during which more than 500,000 spectators a day have embarked for the star Pandora since the release of this new Avatar on December 14. The film could have suffered from France’s matches in the semi-final and final on Wednesday December 14 at 8 p.m. and Sunday December 18 at 4 p.m., two historically very important screenings for cinemas. to dethrone, on the eve of New Year’s Eve, Tom Cruise’s fighter plane and the 6.76 million admissions achieved with his Top Gun comeback since May. If no one dares to bet on its final score, the new Avatar should continue to achieve several million admissions at the start of 2023. The first part, thirteen years ago, had attracted a total of 14.7 million spectators. also on KonbiniWhat to put a smile back on cinema operators after a year 2022 when part of the public was still lacking. The official attendance figures for French cinemas will not be revealed until Monday, but attendance should still be down by around a quarter compared to before Covid-19.
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