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'Avatar' Trailing 'Ben-Hur'? & James Cameron 3D Fantasy vs. 'Alice in Wonderland'

'Avatar' set with James Cameron and Sam Worthington. Avatar inflation-adjusted domestic box office chart James Cameron's socially conscious sci-fi/fantasy/adventure mix Avatar hasn't been the top grosser at the North American box office for nearly two months. Starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver, Avatar was initially dethroned by the Channing Tatum / Amanda Seyfried tearjerker Dear John, followed by Garry Marshall's all-star Valentine's Day, the Martin Scorsese-Leonardo DiCaprio thriller Shutter Island, and, for the last three weekends, Tim Burton's 3D extravaganza Alice in Wonderland. Avatar is still doing okay business, but it lost quite a bit of steam globally after Alice in Wonderland took hold of hundreds of IMAX and 3D screens. Adding insult to injury, Tim Burton's fantasy […]


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'Avatar' Trailing 'Ben-Hur'? & James Cameron 3D Fantasy vs. 'Alice in Wonderland'



'Avatar' Box Office to Surpass 'Star Wars'? Or Still Trailing Robin Williams Comedy?

'Avatar' box office: Na'vi-by-design Sam Worthington to beat 'Star Wars' or Robin Williams comedy? 'Avatar' box office gross to surpass 'Star Wars' – or no. 87 (or lower) on all-time domestic box office chart? Jan. 10, '10, update: Starring Sam Worthington, James Cameron's Avatar box office has increased by an estimated $48.5 million over the weekend (Jan. 8–10), a relatively modest 29 percent drop from a week ago – the quite busy New Year's 2010 weekend. Avatar's average per theater was an outstanding $14,173. Among the weekend's Top Twelve films, the nearest (distant) competitor was Michael and Peter Spierig's horror thriller Daybreakers, with $5,945 on its debut weekend. Avatar's total domestic gross to date stands at $429 million. The 3D […]


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