Estimates: Avatar Remains #1
By Daniel Gates | 2:08 pm, January 23rd, 2010BOX OFFICE
The victories keep piling up for James Cameron and Avatar.
The director’s sci-fi epic is poised to win a sixth consecutive weekend at the box office, according to estimates, and its cumulative domestic grosses will overtake The Dark Knight for the second-best total in North American history.
A slate of new movies including the supernatural Legion, kids pic The Tooth Fairy, and Harrison Ford vehicle Extraordinary Measures failed to knock Avatar from its throne. Projections see roughly $35 million over the weekend for the reigning champ, nearly twice that of second-place Legion.
Again, these are just estimates for now, but it looks like Avatar has stayed on top. We’ll update with final numbers when available…
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