Lightstorm Entertainment Dune Entertainment Ingenious Film Partners
20th Century Fox
December 10, 2009 (London) December 18, 2009 (United States)
Avatar is a 2009 science fiction film directed by James Cameron and starring Sam Worthinghton, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi and Sigourney Weaver. It screened in theaters in the UK on December 16th 2009 and in the USA and Canada on December 18th 2009. It premiered in 3-D vision and in 2-D. It became the highest grossing film of all time. Nominated for nine academy awards and won three. Cameron signed with 20th century fox to produce two sequels in 2014 and 2015.