Film The Best Movies Directed by James Cameron  

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List of all movies directed by James Cameron ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by James Cameron are listed here and include movie posters and James Cameron movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by James Cameron as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest James Cameron movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top James Cameron film is can be factored into this list.

From James Cameron's studio films to James Cameron's independent films, this James Cameron filmography keeps tabs on all James Cameron movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Titanic and Avatar are included on this list.

If you’re wondering “what movies did James Cameron direct?” or “who is James Cameron?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by James Cameron?” and “what's a good selection of good James Cameron movies?”

If you're wanting to get into James Cameron films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent James Cameron works.

All James Cameron director credits are included. This list of every movie that James Cameron has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the James Cameron movie is and which actors starred in the James Cameron film.

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Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney are among the many great actors who have worked on a James Cameron movie. Did you have fun voting on this list of James Cameron movies? You might also want to vote on our lists of the best Robert Zemeckis and Ron Howard movies as well.

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by James Cameron
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a 1991 American science fiction action thriller film written, produced and directed by James Cameron. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert ...more

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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by James Cameron
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James Cameron, written by Cameron and the film's producer Gale Anne Hurd. Schwarzenegger plays the Terminator, a ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn Aliens is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror film written and directed by James Cameron, produced by his then-wife Gale Anne Hurd, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael ...more

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Directed by James Cameron
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates Titanic is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster drama film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of what happened to the RMS Titanic, it stars ...more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead roles with Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, ...more

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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies Directed by James Cameron
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni ...more

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Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Chris Elliott The Abyss is a 1989 American science fiction-adventure film written and directed by James Cameron, starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Michael Biehn. When an American submarine ...more

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Maritza Brikisak, Melanie Miller Aliens of the Deep is a 2005 documentary film, directed in part by James Cameron alongside fellow cameraman and friend Steven Quale, who would go on to direct Final Destination 5 six years ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Sam Worthington Avatar 2 is a 2016 action adventure film written and directed by James Cameron.

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Zoe Saldana Avatar 3 is a 2017 action fantasy film written and directed by James Cameron.

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T2 3-D:Battle Across Time Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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William Wisher, Jr. Xenogenesis is a 1978 science fiction short film that was the directorial debut of James Cameron.

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Robert Patrick, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong T2 3-D: Battle Across Time is an attraction at various Universal Studios parks around the world including those in Florida and Japan. The version of the ride at Universal Studios Hollywood ...more

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Lance Henriksen, Carole Davis, Ricky Paull Goldin Piranha II: The Spawning, also known as Piranha II: Flying Killers, is a 1981 American horror film, the sequel to the 1978 low-budget cult film Piranha, and the feature film directorial debut of ...more

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Ghosts of the Abyss is a 2003 documentary film released by Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media. It was directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron after his 1997 Oscar-winning ...more

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Curt Lowens, Kai Wulff, Richard Doyle Expedition: Bismarck is a 2002 documentary film produced for the Discovery Channel by Andrew Wight and James Cameron, directed by James Cameron and Gary Johnstone, and narrated by Lance ...more

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The Dive Michael Kitchen, Marika Lagercrantz, Frank Grimes The Dive is a 1989 Norwegian action thriller directed by Tristan DeVere Cole, starring Bjørn Sundquist, Frank Grimes and Michael Kitchen. The movie tells the story of a couple of two deep ...more

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In the 26th century, a female cyborg is rescued from the scrapheap by a scientist.

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