When a Movie makes a Billion dollars in the box office, It is usually considered a success. However, in the case of Avatar: Way of Water it will be considered a bomb. James Cameron said in an interview that the movie needs to make $2. to break even. This movie took 13 years to make and the budget and marketing is pass $250, not including marketing. Also movie producers have to split some earnings to Theater owners. So Imagine all the pressure people behind this movie had been through.