Movies directed by James Cameron

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Abyss, The

Spoilers follow! James Cameron is widely viewed as being one of the most difficult and demanding directors, due in large part to the powerful streak of perfectionism that defines his filmmaking. Cameron's most difficult and contentious shoot to...

Run Time: 2:51
U.S. Release Date: 1989-08-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ADVENTURE
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Ed Harris, Capt. Kidd Brewer Jr., Kimberly Scott, ...
Aliens

Perhaps the best single word to describe James Cameron's Aliens is relentless. Tautly paced and expertly directed, this roller coaster ride of a motion picture offers a little bit of everything, all wrapped up in a tidy science fiction/action pack...

Run Time: 2:17
U.S. Release Date: 1986-07-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ADVENTURE
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Mark Rolston, Al Matthews, ...
Avatar

Screened in standard (non-IMAX) digital 3D. Avatar has been described as a "game-changer," and perhaps it is. I'll leave that for future historians to determine. What I can say with some assuredness is this is the most technically amazing motio...

Run Time: 2:41
U.S. Release Date: 2009-12-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Nudity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, ...
Terminator 2: Judgment Day

When James Cameron crafted The Terminator in 1984, the concept of a sequel was far from his thoughts. The film's box office performance, while more than justifying the movie's understated $6.5 million budget, did not result in studio executives ru...

Run Time: 2:17
U.S. Release Date: 1991-07-03
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: ACTION/SCIENCE FICTION
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, ...
Terminator, The

The Terminator, the film that catapulted Arnold Schwarzengger into Hollywood's stratosphere, was never designed for more than a niche audience. Indeed, while the film made a nice profit for Orion Pictures (returning grosses about six times its cos...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 1984-10-26
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ACTION
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, ...
Titanic

Short of climbing aboard a time capsule and peeling back eight and one-half decades, James Cameron's magnificent Titanic is the closest any of us will get to walking the decks of the doomed ocean liner. Meticulous in detail, yet vast in scope ...

Run Time: 3:14
U.S. Release Date: 1997-12-19
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity, Violence)
Genre: ADVENTURE/ROMANCE
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, ...
True Lies

A few months ago, when speculation was rampant about who would be the next actor to nab the role of James Bond, Arnold Schwarzenegger's name was bandied about as one of the "long shots." Well, Pierce got the job, not Arnold, but for those who wond...

Run Time: 2:20
U.S. Release Date: 1994-07-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ACTION/COMEDY
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, ...