Avatar: Fastest Film To Hit A Billion
Avatar has become the fastest film in cinema history to take a billion dollars at the box office, doing do in 17 days.
The sci-fi epic which stars Sam Worthington and Sigourney Weaver has taken $350million (£217million) in the US alone with a further $670 million (£425million) in worldwide box office receipts.
British cinema goers spent £8.5million going to see the film, which opened just before the busy Christmas period.
This makes it the fourth highest grossing film of all time, behind Titanic (£1.1billion), Lord Of The Rings: Return of The King (£695million) and Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (£664million).
Dances With Wolves vs. Fern Gully in space in 3D? Doesn’t sound great on paper but it sure is a spectacle.