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14 AMAZING AVATAR MOVIE FACTS

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Avatar Marketed as James Cemeron's Avatar is a 2009 American epic scince fiction film directed, written, produced, and co-edited by James Cameron and stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Salanda, Stephen Lang and Michelle Rodriguez. So We concluded some most amazing facts about AVATAR MOVIE.

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James Cameron, known for being tough on set, allegedly kept a nail-gun on set that he would use to nail cell phones, that had the misfortune of ringing, to a wall above the exit sign.

James Cameron wanted to hire Sam Worthington because he was unknown at the time

James Cameron wanted to hire Sam Worthington because he was unknown at the time. He wanted the actor to be a "real" guy, somebody you could hang out with after work.

navi language in avtar movie

The Na'vi language is entirely made up. James Cameron hired a linguist, Dr. Paul R. Frommer, to create a language that the actors could speak, but sounded nothing like English.

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He got the idea for the Na'vi to be blue after his mother had a dream about a tall, blue woman.

$200 million to create the avatar movie

In total, they spent just over $200 million to create the movie and brought in over a $1 billion in the box office.

Matt Damon and Jake Gyllenhaal were seriously considered to play the role of Jake Sully

Matt Damon and Jake Gyllenhaal were seriously considered to play the role of Jake Sully.

Avatar movie is 40% live action and 60% photo-realistic CGI

The movie is 40% live action and 60% photo-realistic CGI. A lot of motion capture technology was used for the CGI scenes.

the idea for “Avatar” after watching Disney’s 1995 animated film Pocahontas

James Cameron admitted in an interview he got the idea for “Avatar” after watching Disney’s 1995 animated film “Pocahontas”.

It took 47 hours to render every 1/24th of a second of CGI

It took 47 hours to render every 1/24th of a second of CGI. That explains why the film took over four years to create.

James Cameron originally planned to have the film completed for release in 1999

James Cameron originally planned to have the film completed for release in 1999. At the time, the special effects he wanted increased the budget to $400 million. No studio would fund the film, and it was shelved for eight years.

Avatar is the highest grossing film in history

First movie to ever cross the US$ 2,000,000,000 mark worldwide (and later the US$ 2.5 billion mark), making it the highest grossing film in history. One of the most expensive movies ever made (as of December 2009), with an estimated budget of US $280,000,000.

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To prepare the cast and crew, James Cameron took everybody to Hawaii where they lived in the forests during the days and even created their own tribes. He wanted everybody to get a better sense of what it would feel like to move around the Pandora jungle.

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The movie was so expensive to create that studios were nervous to lose money on it. James offered to give up his director's salary if the movie was a flop.

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James Cameron was convinced that CGI effects had progressed enough to make this film when he saw Gollum in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002).

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