Avatar re-release grossed $877,000 at the international box office

As James Camerons Science fiction epic avatar Set for its triumphant return to cinemas this Friday, the film is already making headway in several international markets. To date, the film has grossed $877,000 at the international box office. The film was released early in five international markets including France, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Belgium and the Philippines.


The film’s re-release in France rose to the top as avatar opened at number one at the box office and grossed $513,000, an 8% increase over the theatrical 3D re-release titanic in 2012. In Korea, avatar earned an additional $277,000 at the box office and debuted in third place behind two local films. The film also debuted at the top of the box office in Belgium and the Philippines, and in Saudi Arabia the film opened second at the box office, but no specific numbers have been reported for those regions.

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As avatar sweeping through multiple markets, the film officially opens today in Mexico, Brazil, Italy and Germany. The film will expand to additional theaters when it officially opens in the United States and other international markets this Friday. While it’s still too early to say how much this will reflect avatars Box office performance over the next few weeks, its early performance in other markets shows good signs of a healthy start. Shanghai Disney Resort also held a special screening of the film to celebrate the launch of the immersive experience Avatar: Explore Pandora. However, avatar will not return to theaters in China ahead of time Avatar: The Way of Watersince it was re-released there last year and grossed an additional $58 million.

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avatars Theatrical re-release comes amid anticipation of the long-awaited sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water, which is slated to hit theaters on December 16. With the original film, currently considered the highest-grossing film of all time, back in theaters, viewers will be able to experience the film in a whole new way. Now updated in stunning 4K High Dynamic Range, avatars Returning to theaters could remind audiences why they fell in love with the film in the first place, while building anticipation for its sequel later this year.

avatar follows a recent wave of theatrical re-releases of several films this year, including ET the extraterrestrial, Jaw in 3D and an extended edition of Spider-Man: No Way Home. As The film’s domestic performance will be compared to these films remains to be seen. However, if the international box office gives any indication, the film could potentially have a solid return to theaters when it debuts this Friday.

avatar returns to theaters on September 23. Watch the official trailer for the theatrical reboot of the film below:

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