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Avatar holds onto top spot at US box office

india Updated: Feb 01, 2010 14:25 IST

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James Cameron's 3-D blockbuster

Avatar

held onto its dominance of the US box office for the seventh straight weekend, industry figures showed.

Avatar brought in another $30 million over the weekend in the US and Canada. It has already beaten Titanic for the highest grossing movie ever worldwide and is just $6 million shy of beating Titanic's North American record.

Estimates show the visual spectacular is expected to earn $2 billion worldwide by later this week.

The new thriller Edge of Darkness starring Mel Gibson landed in second place with $17.1 million. Disney comedy When in Rome earned $12.1 million in third place, followed by Tooth Fairy with $10 million.

Apocalyptic thriller The Book of Eli rounded out the top five with $8.8 million on the weekend.