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James Cameron
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Date of Birth: Aug 16, 1954

Country: Canada

Biography: James Cameron was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, on August 16, 1954. He moved to the USA in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University but, after graduating, drove a truck to support his screen-writing ambition. He landed his first professional film job as art director. (imdb)

Total Titles at Criticker: 35 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (20) | Writer (14) | Director (14)
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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
An action-packed story of one young woman's journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world. (imdb)
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Eating You Alive (2018)
How and why what we eat is the cause of the chronic diseases that are killing us, and changing what we eat can save our lives one bite at a time. (imdb)
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James Cameron
A 3D documentary chronicling filmmaker James Cameron's diving expeditions in his Deepsea Challenger submersible.
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Mission Blue (2014)
Feature documentary about legendary oceanographer, marine biologist, environmentalist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle, and her campaign to create a global network of protected marine sanctuaries.
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Side By Side (2012)
The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. (imdb)
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Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron (2012)
Engineers, architects and historians are assembled to examine why the Titanic sank, using new technology that has come to light since Cameron's 1997 film, Titanic. (imdb)
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Avatar (2009)
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.
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Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005)
Directors Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott and James Cameron discuss the science fiction movies of the 1950s that influenced them.
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Aliens of the Deep (2005)
Inspired by concepts from the field of astrobiology - the study of life on other worlds - this documentary explores the idea that the bizarre creatures living in the extreme environments found on the ocean floor might provide a blueprint for what life is like elsewhere in the universe. (Disney)
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The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)
A look into the evolution, importance and current role of film editors. (doctor7)
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Superior Firepower: The Making of
Feature-length documentary, made for the 2003 Aliens (1986) DVD release. (imdb)
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
John Connor is now in his 20's, and a female terminator is after him. Another T-101 is sent back through time to protect John once again on the verge of the rise of the machines.
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Ghosts of the Abyss (2003)
Academy Award winning director and master storyteller James Cameron journeys back to the site of his greatest inspiration -- the legendary wreck of the Titanic. With a team of the world's foremost historic and marine experts and friend Bill Paxton, he embarks on an unscripted adventure back to the final grave where nearly 1,500 souls lost their lives almost a century ago. (imdb)
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Expedition: Bismarck (2002)
The film follows an underwater expedition to the German battleship Bismarck and digitally reconstructs events that led up to the ship's sinking during World War II. In 2003 the film was honored with an Emmy award for Outstanding Sound Editing for Non-Fiction Programming. (wikipedia)
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The Alien Saga (2002)
Originally aired on AMC, this documentary focuses on one of the most horrifying series ever to be committed to celluloid the Alien film series. With interviews from most of the main players, including Ridley Scott, James Cameron, Sigourney Weaver, and H.R. Giger, the special goes through conception through production of all four films released from 20th Century Fox.
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Other Voices: Creating The Terminator (2001)
Many cast and crew interviews cue us in on the making of the film Terminator, The (1984). From James Cameron's first concept to casting to practical effects, all this and much more is explored here to make us understand how hard it was for this idea to become a reality. (imdb)
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2001: The Making of a Myth (2001)
The first documentary to explore the making of and thinking behind "2001: A Space Odyssey", presented and narrated by James Cameron and featuring all major surviving figures, including Sir Arthur C. Clarke.
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The Muse (1999)
What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to satisfy this goddess, especially when her advice gets him going again on a sure-fire script. However, this is not the limit of her help, she also gets the writer's wife (MacDowell) going on her own bakery enterprise, much to the chagrin of Brooks, who has already had to make many personal sacrifices for his own help. (imdb)
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Titanic (1997)
Beginning with genuine footage of the departure of the Titanic, this film tells the events of that night from the perspective of fictional survivor Rose. As an old lady of 100 she recounts her story of duty, love and disaster to a salvage crew searching for a lost gem.
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T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996)
In the year 2029, a computer called Skynet is fighting against a human resistance, after having nearly destroyed the rest of humanity in 1997. Skynet has found a way to send some of it's warriors, called Terminators, back in time. This is the story of the Terminator sent to kill the resistance leader in 1996... (imdb)
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Strange Days (1995)
A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a police conspiracy in 1999 Los Angeles. (imdb)
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Your Studio and You (1995)
A parody of 1950s corporate/industrial films, commissioned by Universal Pictures executives after the studio's purchase by Seagrams, and featuring cameos by many stars and directors. (imdb)
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True Lies (1994)
When a secret agent learns of his wife's extra-marital affair, he pursues her and uses his intelligence resources in a job he kept secret from her (imdb)
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T2: More Than Meets the Eye (1993)
A documentary about scenes that were deleted from the original theatrical release of Terminator 2
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The Making of
An interview session with Arnold Schwarzenegger and director James Cameron gives us a better understanding of how hard it was making Terminator, The (1984) on such a low budget. Clips from the film are present along with funny and interesting stories from behind the scenes. (imdb)
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah. (imdb)
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The Making of Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Documentary of the making of the sequel to the popular Schwarzenegger film, The Terminator. (imdb)
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The Abyss (1989)
When a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks, one diver (Harris) soon finds himself on an odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy it. (20th Century Fox)
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Aliens (1986)
The planet from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?
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Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
John Rambo is removed from prison by his former superior, Colonel Samuel Troutman, for a top-secret... (imdb)
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The Terminator (1984)
A cyborg (Schwarzenegger) is sent from the 21st century to present-day Los Angeles to assassinate a seemingly innocent women whose child will play an important part in the world from which the killer came. (MGM)
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The Making of Terminator (1984)
Documentary about the making of the sci-fi hit, The Terminator. (imdb)
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Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)
A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is a sunken freighter ship off a Caribbean island resort. (imdb)
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Xenogenesis (1978)
Xenogenesis (1978) - Short Film
Two humans are searching space for a place where the cycle of creation can begin again. (imdb)
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Let My People Go (1961)
Documentary driven by the Sharpeville slaughter in South Africa and made to raise awareness in the British public on Apartheid. (Filmaffinity)
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