James Cameron's Avatar 2 Worldwide Collection

20th Century Fox and Disney's Avatar sequel is still the pandemic era's number two international box office success.

Avatar 2, has climbed to the ninth spot on the worldwide box office charts. 

With a worldwide total of about $1.547 billion after only 23 days in theatres

it has smashed the previous record set by Marvel's The Avengers by $1.521 billion.

With 52 markets reporting, Thursday's offshore take was $23.4 million, a drop of 51% from the previous Thursday.

China has generated the most revenue among the top 10 markets at $171.5m as of Thursday

James Cameron will have directed three of the six highest-grossing films of all time