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An ex-Marine finds himself thrust into hostilities on an alien planet filled with exotic life forms. As an Avatar, a human mind in an alien body, he finds himself torn between two worlds, in a...  View more >

Starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver...  View more >

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Box Office Performance

See the information below to see how this movie performed in the Box Office results reported by studios.

Opened in Theaters - Friday, December 18, 2009 (11 years ago)
Date Rank Weekend
Box Office
Per Theater
Box Office
Box Office
# of
# Change
Dec 18, 20091$77.0M$22,313--$77.0M3,452--
Dec 25, 20091$75.6M$21,880-2%$212.7M3,456+4
Jan 1, 20101$68.5M$19,789-9%$352.1M3,461+5
Jan 8, 20101$50.3M$14,701-27%$430.8M3,422-39
Jan 15, 20101$42.8M$13,025-15%$504.9M3,285-137
Jan 22, 20101$34.9M$11,125-18%$551.7M3,141-144
Jan 29, 20101$31.3M$10,176-10%$595.8M3,074-67
Feb 5, 20102$22.9M$7,617-27%$629.3M3,000-74
Feb 12, 20104$23.6M$8,794+3%$666.4M2,685-315
Feb 19, 20103$16.2M$6,292-31%$688.0M2,581-104
Feb 26, 20104$13.7M$5,560-16%$706.6M2,456-125
Mar 5, 20105$8.1M$3,753-41%$720.6M2,163-293
Mar 12, 20107$6.5M$3,799-20%$730.3M1,718-445
Mar 19, 20108$4.0M$2,987-38%$736.9M1,348-370

This information was last updated on March 27, 2010 10:21 AM


  • First Weekend Percentage of Total Box Office: 10%
  • Change from first weekend to second weekend: -2%
  • Total Number of Weeks in Top 10: 14
  • It appeared in more theaters after the first week.
  • It won at least one Academy Award®, which could cause an increase in its ranking after the nominations were announced in January and after the awards ceremony in late February / early March.

Notes About This Information

Our records date back to November 2007, and include the movies that appeared in the Top 10 Movies report each weekend since. If the movie did not place in the top 10 movies for a week, it will not appear in the reports above.

When a movie drops out of the Top 10 and then comes back again, the gap is represented by a row marked with ⋮. Due to an error in the data that is supplied to us, the "Box Office Change" value for the subsequent week is cleared when that occurs.

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