'Avatar' beats 'Titanic' to become highest grossing movie of all time

"Avatar" has become the highest grossing film of all time, distributor 20th Century Fox announced on Tuesday. James Cameron's film has generated 1.859 billion dollars in sales, surpassing the previous record set by Cameron's "Titanic".


REUTERS -Sci-fi spectacular "Avatar" has surpassed "Titanic" to become the highest-grossing movie worldwide ever, distributor 20th Century Fox said on Tuesday.

The worldwide total for the James Cameron movie stands at $1.859 billion after Monday's sales, beating the $1.843 billion haul racked up by "Titanic" in 1997-1998, said Greg Brilliant, spokesman for the News Corp-owned studio.


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