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Monday Box Office (12/28/2009): Avatar Grosses $19.418M; 2nd Biggest Non-Holiday Monday Ever

Avatar shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon.  The 3D sci-fi epic from James Cameron decreased just 19.9% from Sunday and improved an incredible 18.5% from its first Monday to gross $19,418,139 for the day.

As noted, Avatar now holds the mark for the second-highest non-Holiday Monday in box office history (behind The Dark Knight which grossed $24,493,313 on its first Monday). Total domestic cume for Avatar now stands at $232,129,323 ($642,993,860 worldwide).

Elsewhere in the box office, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel took second place with $12,096,892 ($87,685,940 cume) while Sherlock Holmes was third with an estimated $11.19 million ($73.58 million cume). Head on over the jump to see the daily chart.

Rank Movie Monday Gross Percent Change from Sunday Theaters
1 Avatar $19,418,139 -19.9% 3,456
2 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $12,096,892 -20.1% 3,700
3 Sherlock Holmes (estimate) $11,190,000 -29.5% 3,626
4 It’s Complicated $4,272,760 -34.5% 2,887
5 The Princess and the Frog $3,071,216 -3.8% 3,475
6 The Blind Side (estimate) $2,810,000 -19.0% 2,766
7 Up in the Air (estimate) $2,264,000 -30.3% 1,895

Source: Box Office Mojo