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James Cameron

2014.01.20

 

James Francis Cameron (born August 16, 1954) is a Canadian film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, and inventor. His writing and directing work includes The Terminator (1984), Aliens (1986), The Abyss (1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), True Lies (1994), Titanic (1997), and Avatar (2009).
In total, Cameron's directorial efforts have grossed approximately US$1.88 billion in North America and US$5.7 billion worldwide, making him one of the highest-grossing directors of all time. Cameron's Titanic and Avatar are the two highest-grossing films of all time.
  • James Cameron's The Best Movies: The Terminator, Aliens, Titanic, Avatar
  • Academy Awards for Directing (Oscar): Titanic 1997
  • Top Box Office: Titanic (1997) - $600,788,188. Avatar (2009)  - $730,270,443
  • Guarantee the blockbuster: 99%
  • Favourite actor: Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Actors who may thank him: Arnold Schwarzenegger , Leonardo DiCaprio, Sam Worthington
  • Favourite actress: -
  • Actress who may thank him: Linda Hamilton, Sigourney Weaver

James Cameron Filmography

 

Avatar

AvatarAvatar

Cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Peter Mensah, Laz Alonso, Wes Studi, Stephen Lang, Matt Gerald

In the epic action adventure fantasy "Avatar", James Cameron, the director of "Titanic", takes us to a spectacular new world beyond our imagination. On the distant moon Pandora, a reluctant hero embarks on a journey of redemption, discovery and unexpected love - as he leads a heroic battle to save a civilization.

The story’s protagonist, Jake Sully, is an ex-Marine who was wounded and paralyzed from the waist down in combat on Earth. In order to participate in the Avatar program, which will give him a healthy body, Jake agrees to travel to Pandora, a lush rainforest environment filled with incredible life forms – some beautiful, many terrifying. Pandora is also the home to the Na’vi, a humanoid race that lives at what we consider to be a primate level, but they are actually much more evolved than humans. Ten feet tall and blue skinned, the Na’vi live harmoniously within their unspoiled world. But as humans encroach on Pandora in search of valuable minerals, the Na’vi’s very existence is threatened – and their warrior abilities unleashed.

Jake has unwittingly been recruited to become part of this encroachment. Since humans are unable to breathe the air on Pandora, they have created genetically-bred human-Na’vi hybrids known as Avatars. The Avatars are living, breathing bodies in the real world, controlled by a human driver through a technology that links the driver’s mind to the Avatar body. On Pandora, through his Avatar body, Jake can be whole once again. Moreover, he falls in love with a young Na’vi woman, Neytiri, whose beauty is matched by her ferocity in battle.

As Jake slides deeper into becoming one of her clan, he finds himself caught between the military-industrial forces of Earth, and the Na’vi – forcing him to choose sides in an epic battle that will decide the fate of an entire world.

Conceived 14 years ago and over four years in the making, AVATAR breaks new ground in delivering a fully immersive, emotional story and reinvents the moviegoing experience.


Titanic

TitanicTitanic

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Frances Fisher, Kathy Bates, Gloria Stuart, Bill Paxton

In 1996, treasure hunter Brock Lovett and his team explore the wreck of the RMS Titanic searching for a necklace called ?Heart of the Ocean?. They discover a drawing of a young woman reclining nude, wearing the Heart of the Ocean, dated the day the Titanic sank. News of this drawing on television attracts the interest of the woman in question, Rose Dawson Calvert, now 100, who claims to be the nude woman in the drawing. She and her granddaughter Lizzy visit Lovett on his ship, and recalls her memories as 17-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater aboard the Titanic. In 1912, young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiance, Caledon Hockley. Distraught and frustrated with her engagement to Cal and controlled life, Rose attempts to commit suicide, but a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson intervenes. They strike up a tentative friendship as he shares stories of his adventures traveling and sketching, and their bond deepens when they leave the first-class formal dinner for a much livelier gathering in third-class.


True Lies

True LiesTrue Lies

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, Art Malik, Tia Carrere, Eliza Dushku

True Lies is a 1994 action/comedy remake of the 1991 French film La Totale!. Secret agent Harry Tasker (Schwarzenegger) finds out his wife is having an affair. She has no idea he is a secret agent and he uses this information to pursue her.


The Abyss

The AbyssThe Abyss

Cast: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, J.C. Quinn

A civilian diving team are enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.


Aliens

AliensAliens

Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser, Bill Paxton

Aliens is a 1986 science fiction action film directed by James Cameron and starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, and Bill Paxton. A sequel to the 1979 film Alien, Aliens is set fifty-seven years after the first film and is regarded by many film critics as a benchmark for the action and science fiction genres. In Aliens, Weaver's character Ellen Ripley returns to the planetoid LV-426 where she first encountered the hostile Alien. This time she is accompanied by a unit of Colonial Marines.

Ellen Ripley, the only survivor of the Nostromo, is rescued and revived after drifting for 57 years in hypersleep. Interviewed before a panel of company executives, Ripley's testimony regarding the Alien is met with extreme skepticism, as no physical evidence of the creature survived the destruction of the Nostromo. Ripley is informed that LV-426, the 'planetoid' where the Nostromo crew first encountered Alien eggs is now home to a terraforming colony, and loses her space-flight license as a result of her "questionable judgement" in destroying the Nostromo.


Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment DayTerminator 2: Judgment Day

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Same make. Same model. New mission. Terminator has been given the new mission of protecting the Connors. This time there are two Terminators.


The Terminator

The TerminatorThe Terminator

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Lance Henriksen, Earl Boen

In the 21st century, a weapon will be invented like no other. Narrator gives a description of a terminator.


Piranha Part Two

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