James Cameron is the king of record-breaking movies

James Cameron’s latest movie ‘Avatar’ has just broken the record for box office sales.. his own record! The previous record holder was Titanic, also directed by him.

 

‘Avatar’ passes ‘Titanic’ with $1.859 billion worldwide

The Associated Press

Date: Tuesday Jan. 26, 2010 6:57 PM ET
LOS ANGELES — James Cameron is king of the world again.

20th Century Fox said Tuesday that the director’s sci-fi spectacle, “Avatar,” has passed his shipwreck saga “Titanic” to become the highest-grossing film worldwide.

As of Monday, “Avatar” had brought in US$1.859 billion at the box office, passing the $1.843 billion worldwide record set by 1997’s “Titanic.”

“Titanic” remains the highest-grossing film domestically at $600.8 million.

“Avatar” has been No. 1 at the box office for six straight weeks with a domestic total of $554.9 million. It shot down “The Dark Knight” on Saturday to become the second highest-grossing film domestically.

“Avatar” has also mined $1.3 billion in international ticket sales, smashing the $1.24 billion mark previously set by “Titanic.”

 

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