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Sentences forAvatar (2009 film)
- The box office performance of The Princess and the Frog – a total of $267 million earned worldwide against a $105 million production budget – was seen as an underperformance due to competition with Avatar.
- 3D films became increasingly successful throughout the 2000s, peaking with the success of 3D presentations of Avatar in December 2009, after which 3D films again decreased in popularity.
- Technoprops, a VFX company that worked on Avatar and The Jungle Book, was purchased in April 2017 to operate as Fox VFX Lab.
- Cameron's follow-up film, Avatar, was considered the first film with a genuine chance at surpassing its worldwide gross, and did so in 2010.
- It became the highest-grossing film of all time worldwide in 1998, and remained so for twelve years, until Avatar (2009), also written and directed by Cameron, surpassed it in 2010.
- In 2009, an updated logo created by Blue Sky Studios debuted with the release of Avatar.
- The film received strong critical acclaim and became the highest-grossing film of all time, and held this position for 12 years until Cameron's Avatar beat the record in 2010.
- Recent films shot partly or wholly in Wellington include the Lord of The Rings trilogy, King Kong and Avatar.
- Cameron had mentioned two projects as early as June 2005; Avatar (2009) and Alita: Battle Angel (2019), the latter which he produced, both films were to be shot in 3D technology.
- Various explanations for why the film was able to successfully challenge Titanic were given.
- It remained the highest-grossing film of all time until Cameron's Avatar surpassed it in 2010.
- In November 2015 the company premiered the touring arena show Toruk — The First Flight based on James Cameron's Avatar franchise.
- The following year, Avatar was the first nominee and winner to be shot entirely on digital video.
- The film set several box office records in the United States for a Christmas Day release, beating the previous record-holder, 2008's Marley & Me, by nearly $10M, and finished second to Avatar in a record-setting Christmas weekend box office.
- On Jewish cinema, Brooks said, "They can be anything and anywhere … if there’s a tribal thing, like, the ‘please God, protect us’ feeling … we don’t know where and how it’s gonna come out. Avatar was a Jewish movie… these people on the run, chasing—and being pursued.”
- Moreover, it was the fastest film to reach $100million (a record first surpassed by New Moon), $150million and each additional $50million through $450million (records surpassed by Marvel's The Avengers), and $500million (a record first surpassed by Avatar).
- His Fox movie studio had global hits with Titanic and Avatar.
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