Avatar Keeps Making Big Money!

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It seems to be the movie that won't stop! James Cameron's Avatar made $48 million domestically this past weekend, earning it another merit badge, this time for largest domestic 4th weekend. Worldwide, the sci-fi adventure pulled in an impressive $191 million.

This brings Avatar's domestic total up to $429 million, and bumps the worldwide take to $1.335 billion. Titanic's reign as King of the World might be ending soon...

Jake lands on Pandora

Still not down for the count, Sherlock Holmes added $16.6 million to Warner Bros' pockets, while Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel held third place with $16.3 million.

Newcomer Daybreakers, Lionsgate's futuristic vampire thriller, opened with a respectable $15 million. The film, starring Ethan Hawke and Willem Dafoe, only cost about $20 million to make.

The romantic comedy It's Complicated rounded out the top 5 with $11 million.

Here's a quick breakdown of the top 5:

  1. Avatar - $48,500,000
  2. Sherlock Holmes - $16,610,000
  3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel - $16,300,000
  4. Daybreakers - $15,000,000
  5. It's Complicated - $11,007,375

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They're pissing on us and not even giving us the courtesy of calling it rain.

Dr. Grace Augustine

Jake Sully: [as Jake pleads for Eywa's help in attacking the "Sky People"] See the world we come from: there's no green there. They've killed their mother, and they're going to do the same thing here.

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