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'Avatar' Tops Box Office in Sixth Week, Passing 'Titanic' Overseas Record

January 25, 2010 (3:07 am) GMT
The big budget sci-fi has added another $34.9 million to its domestic haul, while its total international cume of $1.288 billion has passed 'Titanic' offshore record of $1.242 billion.

For six consecutive weekends, "" has taken the top position on North American Box Office. The James Cameron's movie has added $34.9 million to its domestic haul, making it a total of $551.7 million so far. The number has passed "" domestic cume of $533 million, but it is still about $49 million away to break "Titanic" record of $601 million.

Though in domestic market "Avatar" is still behind "Titanic", the big budget sci-fi has beaten another record by the -starring drama, being crowned as the biggest-grossing offshore title in movie history. On Saturday, January 23, the -starring film has taken in $1.288 billion overseas, exceeding by $46 million "Titanic" 13-year international record of $1.242 billion, so The Hollywood Reporter claimed.

Back on this weekend Box Office chart, newcomer "" made a blast by landing the second place. This 's thriller which was released on Friday, January 22 has collected $17.5 million. Meanwhile, "" which became the runner-up last week only managed to secure the third spot with an estimated $15.7 million.

On the fourth place there was another newcomer "". This drama comedy starring Dwayne "" Johnson has earned an estimated $14 million on its debut weekend. Rounding up the top five was "", which raked in an additional $8.4 million.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for January 22-24:

  1. "" - $34.9 million
  2. "" - $17.5 million
  3. "" - $15.7 million
  4. "" - $14 million
  5. "" - $8.4 million
  6. "" - $6.6 million
  7. "" - $6.4 million
  8. "" - $6 million
  9. "" - $5.8 million
  10. "" - $4.6 million
*UPDATE: When the final figures came out on Monday, January 25, "Extraordinary Measures" dropped another slot to the eighth. Hence, it swapped place with "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel", which now secured the seventh position on the chart.

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