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'Avatar' Maintains Box-Office Ascent With $68.3M

Sunday, 03 Jan 2010 01:04 PM

The big blue aliens of "Avatar" are still packing movie fans into theaters.

James Cameron's science-fiction epic took in $68.3 million domestically to remain the No. 1 movie for the third-straight weekend, raising its domestic total to $352.1 million in just 17 days. With $670 million more overseas, "Avatar" climbed to a worldwide total of $1.02 billion.

Finishing at No. 2 for the weekend was Robert Downey Jr.'s crime caper "Sherlock Holmes" with $38.4 million. "Sherlock Holmes" lifted its domestic total to $140.7 million after 10 days in theaters.

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In third place was the family tale "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" with $36.6 million. It raised its 10-day total to $157.3 million.

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The big blue aliens of Avatar are still packing movie fans into theaters.James Cameron's science-fiction epic took in $68.3 million domestically to remain the No. 1 movie for the third-straight weekend, raising its domestic total to $352.1 million in just 17 days. With...
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