‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ James Cameron makes history, first director with three $2 billion films

With three major blockbusters to his name, director James Cameron writes history.

His latest movie “Avatar: The Way of Water” has now grossed $2 billion, making Cameron the first three-film director to reach that milestone.

He was previously linked with the Russo Brothers, known for producing both Marvel movies “Avengers: Endgame” and “Avengers: Infinity War.”

Cameron now holds three slots of the six highest-grossing films of all time with ‘Titanic’, ‘Avatar’ and ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’.

James Cameron close up shot of him smiling in black outfit at TCL Chinese Theater

James Cameron made history as the first director with three films grossing more than $2 billion. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images)

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Cameron’s first major success came in Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio’s film Titantic, distributed by Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox. The film originally earned $2.195 billion and is currently the third highest-grossing film of all time.

Titanic poster showing Leonardo DiCaprio holding Kate Winslet and a large ship in the foreground

The Titanic grossed more than $2.195 billion. (Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox/Fox News)

Cameron’s movie “Avatar” is the best movie on the list.

One of the stars of the 2009 movie, Zoe Saldaña, is making history herself. She is now the first actor with four films grossing more than $2 billion. Apart from starring in both ‘Avatar’ productions, she also starred in the ‘Avengers’ franchise.

Zoe Saldaña on the red carpet download

Zoe Saldaña is the first actor with four films grossing more than $2 billion. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images)

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Last weekend, the highly anticipated sequel to the original “Avatar” officially passed the $2 billion mark, making it the sixth-highest-grossing film of all time.

Both ‘Avatar’ films have been incredibly successful for director James Cameron. (Paramount Photos/20th Century Fox)

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