James Cameron’s ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Gets Rotten Tomatoes Score

Critics are enjoying the Avatar sequel!

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The official Rotten Tomatoes score for James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water has been revealed.

With Avatar: The Way of Water hitting theaters later this week, Rotten Tomatoes has unveiled the “Tomatometer” score of the movie. The Way of Water currently stands at 82 percent on the platform, based on 153 reviews from Tomatometer-approved critics.

“Narratively, it might be fairly standard stuff — but visually speaking, Avatar: The Way of Water is a stunningly immersive experience,” reads the critics consensus of Rotten Tomatoes.

The Way of Water is on track for a massive opening weekend at the North American box office, with analysts estimating that the movie is looking at a debut north of $150 million. The Way of Water is rated PG-13 and runs for 3 hours and 12 minutes, making it about 30 minutes longer than the first Avatar movie. Its budget is somewhere between $350 million to $400 million.

What is Avatar: The Way of Water about?

“Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, Avatar: The Way of Water begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure” according to Disney’s official synopsis for the film.

Directed by James Cameron from a script he co-wrote with Josh Friedman, The Way of Water stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Edie Falco, Jemaine Clement, Giovanni Ribisi and Kate Winslet.

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Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.