“Avatar”, released in 2009, gave millions of viewers a sense of the charm of 3D movies, and thus opened the door to 3D movies. 11 years after its release, the sci-fi drama is expected to return to theaters. According to domestic media reports, the domestic re-release of the film “Avatar” is scheduled for September 18, and the IMAX version has been confirmed. After the news came to light, it quickly went on weibo.
As early as March this year,media reported that “Avengers 1, 2, 3, 4” “Avatar” “Dreamspace” “Interstellar Crossing” is sure to be re-released in Chinese mainland.
Reported that the film has not yet announced an official re-release date. But a source at a national cinema operator in China said that cinemas could basically be used as soon as the digital cinema line package arrived.
Avatar was released in North America on December 16, 2009 in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D.
After its release, the film received critical acclaim and grossed $2.79 billion, making it the highest-grossing film of all time in North America (regardless of inflation) and the world, surpassing the 12-year-old Titanic.
The record, which has been held for nearly a decade, was surpassed by Avengers 4: The Final Battle on July 20, 2019. “Avatar” is also the first film to gross more than $2 billion at the box office. After inflation, it’s still the second-highest movie in history.
Back in 2012, James Cameron’s 3D re-production of Titanic earned $145 million. In 2009, Avatar’s revenue in China reached a record $202 million.
The “Avatar 2” sequel is currently in the process of being filmed, and the latest release date for “Avatar 2” has been reschedaried for December 16, 2022.