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James Cameron knows no bounds when it comes to directing a movie, producing a blockbuster or going to the uber depths of the Pacific Ocean. The Canadian director, screenwriter, inventor, producer and editor doesn't understand when folks talk about limitations. Cameron pushes for what he wants in every endeavor he attempts. The best representation of his success with that methodology is his sterling net worth of $902,884,100.
In Hollywood, where money is king, James Cameron is an emperor. He has directed and produced the two highest grossing movies in the history of Hollywood. Both feature films, Titanic and Avatar, collected individually more that a billion dollars each at the box office. Not only is there form, but function and substance. Titanic by itself earned Cameron three Academy Awards. In all his film endeavors, he has been a part of 21 Oscars that were awarded to his projects. The number of nominations exceeds 60. Vanity Fair magazine named him the top earner in Hollywood for 2011.
Even though Cameron can crow about the two biggest grossing films ever, he has been knocking it out of the park since his early days in L.A. His credits include The Terminator franchise starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. He director Sylvester Stallone in on the Rambo movies. He worked with Sigorney Weaver early in her career when he directed the flick Alien. True Lies, Spiderman and Dark Angel are all products of his direction.
Recently, Cameron became only the third person in history to visit the floor of the Marianna Trench – off the coast of Guam. More men have stood on the moon then there. In a scientific project to collect valuable date, Cameron spent three hours in a special submersible collecting samples for researchers to examine.
Someone who studies the themes that Cameron puts forward in his films will find a distinct style. In most offerings, he pits technology against humanity. He has always promoted films that portray females with strong characters. His style has always been to twist in a romantic subplot as all the character are involved in a dramatic threat to their future.