‘Avatar’ Now Second Highest Grossing Movie of All Time

The 3-D film Avatar has finally taken the second spot for highest grossing film of all time–ending the six year stay in the silver spot of The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.avatar-flim

The film stands at $1.175 billion, which is 700 million dollars below of gold medalist Titanic, the last movie that Avatar director James Cameron directed.

Avatar is only on its fourth week of release. It entered the billion dollar club last week whose other members include Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and The Dark Knight.

The alien flick entered the top ten highest grossing movies in the United States. It is threatening to get the highest grossing film of 2009 from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The giant robots have 402 million dollars domestic sales, while the Nav’i people currently have 393 million dollars.

Avatar is currently at the top of the charts for its fourth weekend at 13 million dollars, defeating Sherlock Holmes, Daybreakers, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel and Leap Year. Second place Holmes is only at 5.9 million dollars.