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

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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