PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
James Cameron admitted that expectations were daunting on this film after Titanic (1997) and his other films, but that was to be expected. He does consider "Avatar" different from anything he's made before and it plays by its own rules.
When I was lying in the V.A. hospital with a big hole blown through the middle of my life, I started having these dreams of flying. I was free. But sooner or later, you always have to wake up.
When the avatars are on the gurneys before Jake and Norm enter them for the first time, as the camera pans by them you can see Jake's avatar twitch its' toes on the left foot.
There are no opening credits of any kind (outside of the 20th Century Fox title card). The title of the film doesn't appear on screen until the end of the movie.
£8,509,050 (UK) (20 December 2009)
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