Magazine article Screen International

Avatar Drives Out-of-This-World $2.9Bn Overseas Annual Haul for Fox

Magazine article Screen International

Avatar Drives Out-of-This-World $2.9Bn Overseas Annual Haul for Fox

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The blue-blood natives of Pandora propelled Fox International to a new industry high for annual ticket sales in 2010.

Avatar was the key driver to the projected $2.9bn haul and grossed $1.48bn in 2010, with the balance of that film's $2.026bn final tally coming from 2009 ticket sales.

James Cameron's sci-fi opera ranks as the biggest global, international and North American release in history. It grossed $2.8bn worldwide and $760.5m in North America.

Fox International's The Chronicles Of Narnia: Voyage Of The Dawn Treader is currently in release and has amassed $196m and counting.

Executives were also celebrating Knight & Day's $186.2m final tally, while Alvin And The Chipmunks 2 ended on $153.2m and Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief grossed $138.6m. The A-Team was the company's sixth film to cross $100m in the year and reached $100.7m.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International top brass announced a record $2.3bn in annual overseas ticket sales for the company.

This was the fourth best annual haul for any distributor behind Fox International and Warner Bros Pictures International (WBPI) this year (WBPI will report results shortly) and Fox International's $2. …

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