M. Night Shyamalan's Knock at the Cabin finally dethrones Avatar at the box office

 M. Night Shyamalan at a Knock at the Cabin screening
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Someone had to do it, and it was M. Night Shyamalan who finally knocked down James Cameron.

The director's latest thriller, Knock at the Cabin, topped the domestic box office this weekend with a $14.2 million debut, marking the first time since December that Avatar: The Way of Water didn't come in at number one. Cameron's sci-fi epic spent an impressive seven consecutive weeks in the top position.

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