'Avatar' passes $150 mil on Imax

11:45 AM PST 02/01/2010 by Etan Vlessing, AP

3D epic grosses more than $6 mil in seventh weekend

TORONTO -- James Cameron's "Avatar 3D" this weekend passed the $150 million boxoffice mark on Imax screens worldwide.

Toronto-based Imax said the 3D epic during its seventh weekend grossed $6.02 million from 179 domestic Imax theaters and an additional $4.3 million on 83 Imax screens internationally.

That brought Imax's global take from "Avatar 3D" through Jan. 31 to $152.9 million.
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