Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Avatar Tops All Three Box Office Charts: Canadian, North American & UK Box Office December 18, 2009 Weekend

James Cameron's latest film, Avatar debuts at #1 on the Canadian, North American and UK charts this week. It's been a long time coming and people have been keeping watchful eyes on how it's doing:

Here in Canada Avatar's weekend gross was $6.26M placing it as the fourth highest debut of the 2009 (after The Twilight Saga: New Moon at $10M, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen at $8M and X-Men Origins: Wolverine at $6.41M).

In North America it's weekend gross was $77M placing it as the 5th biggest weekend gross of 2009 behind The Twilight Saga: New Moon ($142.84M), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($112M), X-Men Origins: Wolverine ($87M) and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($77.84M).

Overall it looks like it did great over in the UK where the weekend gross was £8.5M placing it 2nd only to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince which brought in a whopping £19.7M back in July.


Top 20 Movies in Canada for the December 18, 2009 weekend
1. Avatar *
2. The Princess and the Frog
3. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
4. Did You Hear About the Morgans? *
5. The Blind Side
6. Invictus
7. Disney's A Christmas Carol
8. The Metropolitan Opera: Les contes d'Hoffmann
9. Bells Are Ringing
10. 2012
11. Brothers
12. Old Dogs
13. Armored
14. Planet 51
15. Ninja Assassin
16. Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
17. The Young Victoria *
18. Fantastic Mr. Fox
19. The Road
20. Broken Embraces *
Top 20 Movies in North America for the December 18, 2009 weekend
1. Avatar *
2. The Princess and the Frog
3. The Blind Side
4. Did You Hear About the Morgans? *
5. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
6. Invictus
7. Disney's A Christmas Carol
8. Up In the Air
9. Brothers
10. Old Dogs
11. 2012
12. Armored
13. Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
14. Ninja Assassin
15. Planet 51
16. The Road
17. Everybody's Fine
18. Fantastic Mr. Fox
19. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
20. Nine *
Top 10 Movies in the UK for the December 18, 2009 weekend
1. Avatar *
2. St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold *
3. A Christmas Carol
4. Nativity!
5. Planet 51
6. Where the Wild Things Are
7. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
8. Law Abiding Citizen
9. Paranormal Activity
10. 2012

* indicates opening weekend in noted location, red text indicates Canadian film release

Source: Canada & North America info, UK info

1 comment:

Lin said...

Nice movie blog.

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