About

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

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Directed by

James Cameron

Written by

James Cameron (Writer)

Runtime

162 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Enter the World of Pandora.

Cast

Keywords

romance space travel space culture clash love affair 3d soldier futuristic battle society alien anti war marine space colony power relations mind and soul tribe space war future alien planet

Photos

Lists

#769 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#106 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#77 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects Stephen Rosenbaum

Oscar for Best Achievement in Cinematography Mauro Fiore

Oscar for Best Achievement in Art Direction Rick Carter

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing James Cameron