It’s no secret that long films face a significant challenge when it comes to cinema screenings. The duration of these movies limits the number of showings, unlike shorter films that can fit into a tight schedule. However, Avatar: The Way of Water managed to defy this convention and become one of the exceptions to the rule.
Streaming Triumph: The Arrival of Avatar: The Way of Water on Disney+
On June 7, Disney+ added Avatar: The Way of Water to its film catalog, almost six months after its theatrical release. The film had already made waves at the box office, raking in a staggering $2.32 billion and solidifying its place as the third highest-grossing film in history. Now, fans eagerly anticipated its arrival on the Disney+ streaming platform.
While the grandeur of Avatar: The Way of Water may lose some of its impact when watched at home, the film’s debut on Disney+ promised to be a resounding success for the House of Mouse. The size of our TVs may not match the immersive experience of the theater, but that didn’t stop audiences from embracing the film on streaming.
Nielsen Validates Avatar 2’s Streaming Success
One month after its premiere on Disney+, Nielsen has revealed the weekly audience figures in the United States, and Avatar: The Way of Water has proven to be an unstoppable force that leaves no room for competition.
In its first five days alone, the film accumulated a staggering 1.941 billion minutes of viewing in the United States. To put this achievement into perspective, it surpassed the popular Netflix series Manifest, with its 62 episodes, by over 300 million minutes. Manifest recorded a total of 1.628 billion minutes, showcasing the immense impact of Avatar 2.
James Cameron’s Mastery: The Future of Avatar
With the resounding success of Avatar: The Way of Water, James Cameron is already knee-deep in post-production for Avatar 3. If all goes according to plan, audiences can expect the highly anticipated sequel in December 2025. Will it follow in the footsteps of its predecessor and continue to captivate audiences worldwide?
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