The reason why Avatar hasn’t had the same cultural impact is because it’s from 10 years ago and has no follow up material. Marvel movies come out like every couple of months and has lots of additional material. You’re talking 1 film compared to a franchise universe with an entire corporate machine constantly backing it.
Not really. There've been plenty of movies that are older, have had no follow up material and have had a much larger impact than Avatar did.
Plenty of films that have had sequels that still would have had a much larger impact than Avatar even without the sequels too.
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