Reaction Paper About Avatar

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Released in the United Kingdom, then the States, and then the rest of the world around December 9, 2009, Jame Cameron’s science fiction film, Avatar, is a movie that stole the hearts of so many people around the globe.


In this article, we’re going to share with you information about ten out of all the records that the movie set all across the world.

Highest Grossing Film in History

Until now, the 1997 film Titanic, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and and Kate Winslet, was the highest grossing film at 1.843 billion dollars. As of 2010, Avatar has kicked Titantic to the side and has taken its place on the throne. On January 25, 2010, Avatar grossed at 1.859 billion dollars in just forty one days after the theatrical release date. 72%, or 1.35 billion
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Highest Grossing Four Weeks in a Row

Avatar held the number one spot as highest grossing film four weekends in a row. These weekends included the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th week. The third weekend spot was eventually given to another film.

7. Held Number One Spot in 106 Markets During First Week of Opening

Avatar had been released in 106 markets was kept the number one spot in every single one during its first week of opening on December 20th. The film decided that wasn’t enough and actually continued to keep the number one spot worldwide in its second week of release and for another five weeks after that.

8. Fastest Downloaded Movie in History

What’s unfortunate for a lot of filmmakers is that a lot of people either can’t afford to spend $10 on a movie ticket with other priorities in the way or they simply don’t want to. As told by Torrent Freak, Avatar was downloaded illegally 500,000 times in the two days it was released and 900,000 times during its first week of being released in theaters. The Twilight Saga: New Moon originally held the record for most downloaded movie at 610,000 illegal downloads, but Avatar quickly surpassed that.

9. First Movie to Ever Reach $2 Billion
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