The Storm did it. “Avatar” raked “only” $73M in domestic opening weekend
EXTRA, EXTRA…The Blizzard Did It. “Avatar” raked “only” $73M in opening weekend. With rain, snow and freezing temperatures on the East Coast, the box-office of James Cameron’s highly anticipated “Avatar” was slowed. The movie opened to a three-day U.S. total of $73 million. However “Avatar” grossed $230 million in its worldwide opening for 20th Century Fox.