“Avatar: The Way of Water” claimed the No. 1 spot on the home container office charts for the seventh weekend in a row with a further $15.7 million, in step with studio estimates on Sunday.

It was a quiet weekend standard, notable frequently for the Hindi language blockbuster “Pathaan” that broke into the pinnacle five and the put up-Oscar nominations rereleases of movies like “Everything Everywhere All At Once” and “The Fabelmans.”

“Avatar 2’s” first-vicinity North American run has simplest been matched with the aid of the primary “Avatar,” and, in the beyond 25 years, bested with the aid of “Titanic” (which stayed in first area for 15 weeks). All 3 were directed with the aid of James Cameron.

Globally, “The Way of Water” has now grossed an envisioned $2.1 billion, passing “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” to come to be the fourth-highest grossing movie of all time (of which Cameron has directed three).

“James Cameron just maintains ticking off all of the facts and milestones,” stated Paul Dergarabedian, the senior media analyst for Comscore. “And it’s nonetheless were given a huge-open market.”Third vicinity went to Sony’s “A Man Called Otto” with $6.Eight million from 3,957 places. The meme-able horror “M3GAN,” a Universal release, snuck into fourth area with $6.4 million in its fourth weekend, bringing its domestic general to $82.Three million.

The Indian movie “Pathaan,” starring Shah Rukh Kha in his first function in 5 years, settled in fifth place with $five.Nine million from best 695 monitors.

“A pinnacle five appearance is honestly fantastic,” Dergarabedian said, noting that the market over the past numerous years has offered possibilities for Indian films to interrupt into the domestic pinnacle 10.

Neon also released the horror film “Infinity Pool,” written and directed via Brandon Cronenberg and starring Mia Goth and Alexander Skarsgård, in 1,853 locations following its Sundance debut. It made an predicted $2.7 million. The romantic comedy “Maybe I Do,” with Diane Keaton, Richard Gere and Susan Sarandan, made $562,000 from 465 displays. And Lukas Dhont’s Cannes-prevailing boyhood drama “Close” opened on 4 monitors in New York and Los Angeles, incomes $68,143.