"Avatar" About to Sink "Titanic" for Worldwide Box Office Domination 


In its sixth weekend, James Cameron's "Avatar" remained No. 1 at domestic box-office with $36 million, lifting its total to $552.8 million.

Worldwide, "Avatar" has raised its total to $1.841 billion, only $2 million behind Cameron's last movie, the 1997 shipwreck romantic epic "Titanic" at $1.843 billion.

"Avatar" has also blasted its way past "The Dark Knight" to become the second highest grossing film. It can soon sink "Titanic" in the domestic front as well.

The sci-fi film is also set to receive accolades this awards season. It is sure to get many technical nods.

Debuting at No. 2 is the apocalyptic thriller "Legion." The film, starring Paul Bettany as a fallen angel took in $18.2 million. At No. 3 is the post-apocalyptic film "The Book of Eli" starring Denzel Washington with $17 million.

Two other films that debuted this weekend are "Tooth Fairy" starring Dwayne Johnson in the title role at No.4 with $14.5 million, and "Extraordinary Measures" starring Harrison Ford and Brendan Fraser at No. 7 with $7 million.

Here's the complete list of Top 10 Box Office films for weekend of Jan. 22nd:

1. "Avatar," $36 million.
2. "Legion," $18.2 million.
3. "The Book of Eli," $17 million.
4. "Tooth Fairy," $14.5 million.
5. "The Lovely Bones," $8.8 million.
6. "Sherlock Holmes," $7.1 million.
7. "Extraordinary Measures," $7 million.
8. "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel," $6.5 million.
9. "It's Complicated," $6.2 million.
10. "The Spy Next Door," $4.8 million.

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