Numbers like this will not dissuade Burton from doing more 're-imaginings' of whatever famous property next gets the greenlight. Congrats to the Disney team that produced this one. Oh wait, they were fired several months ago. Whoops.
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Second place went to the Mel Gibson comeback vehicle Edge of Darkness. This is his lowest opening since Braveheart back in May 1995. Of course, he's had some major PR problems in the last eight years.
The big engine that could took in $36 million for a record sixth weekend. Internationally, it's just $68 million away from Titanic's seemingly insurmountable $1.842 billion record. Wow... just wow.
With sell-outs still being reported left and right and the awards race yet to factor in, Avatar may just be getting started.
Avatar box office sales this holiday weekend helped the movie finish as the No. 1 film with $75 million in U.S. tickets and an updated global total of...
Avatar depicts a war in heaven - on a mythological planet named "Pandora" -- where the cosmic box is opened to reveal that the evil demons set loose to destroy humanity are us -- the US of A.
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