As expected, China has given a theatrical release to James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water.

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However, the first Avatar was a big grosser in China, earning more than $260M

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The sequel to the biggest-grossing movie of all time will hit China day and date with U.S./Canada on December 16

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Imax delivered 30% of the opening weekend box office when the original film was re-released in China in March 2021.

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The total revenue from the 2021 re-release of Avatar 1 in China was close to $58 million.

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The original Avatar‘s enduring popularity in China likely led to the sequel’s upcoming run there.

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Avatar: Way of Water has a running time in excess of three hours.

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This is significant because China has one of the biggest box offices in the world

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Avengers: Endgame was the last Marvel Studios film to play in Chinese theaters.

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“Avatar: The Way of Water” begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their children),

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"Jake and Neytiri are forced to leave their home and travel throughout Pandora, spending a lot of time on, around, and in the water."

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Kate Winslet set a new record for the longest underwater breath-hold in a feature film while filming Avatar 2.

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