Avatar is a 2009 American sci-fi film written and directed by James Cameron, starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi and Sigourney Weaver. The film is set in 2154, when humans are mining a precious mineral called unobtanium at Pandora, a lush, life-bearing planet in the constellation Alpha Centauri. The mining expansion at the village cluster is threatening the existence of the Na’vi indigenous tribe in Pandora. The title of the film deals with the application of genetic technology in the DNA hybridization between the Na’vi and the Earth people of a Pandora-based interaction research group.
The Avatar concept began in 1994, when Cameron wrote an 80-page manuscript for the film. Filming was supposed to take place after the completion of Cameron's 1998 movie - Titanic, and became a working plan. declared in 1999, but according to Cameron, the necessary effects were not yet available to achieve what he had imagined of the film.  Starting to work on the idea of another alien language in the summer of 2005, Cameron went on to develop movie scripts and think about a fictional planet in early 2006. Avatar is officially available. $ 237 million drafted Other estimates suggest production costs between 280 million and 310 million dollars and $ 150 million for promotion. RealD 3D, Dolby 3D, XpanD 3D, IMAX 3D) and 4D viewing formats are used. The making of floating films is considered a breakthrough in cinema technology.
December 10, 2009, Avatar premiered in London; December 16, international release; December 18, premiered in the US and Canada, and is well praised and praised for its commercial success. The film broke box office records during its screen time and became the highest-grossing film of all time in the US, Canada and worldwide, surpassing Titanic, which has held the record for 12 years. It also became the first movie to earn more than $ 2 billion. Avatar has been nominated for 9 Academy Awards, including Best Film, Best Director, and won 3 awards: Best Cinematography, Visual Effects and Best Art Direction. After the film's success, Cameron signed with 20th Century Fox to produce two sequels, Avatar became the first part of the trilogy.
The 2D version of the film was banned from showing throughout the People's Republic of China because of concerns that the revolt and violence in the film could affect people.
In 2154, the RDA Corporation was mining a valuable mineral called unobtanium at Pandora, a moon with a habitable jungle ecosystem orbiting Polyphemus, a gas giant planet in the constellation. Star Alpha Centauri. Pandora, which has a toxic atmosphere to humans, is inhabited by the Na’vi people, about 3 m (10 feet) tall, has blue skin, and has a human-like shape and mind. They live in harmony with nature and worship the Great Mother Eywa.
To learn about the Na’vi and the Pandora biosphere, the scientists used the Na’vi hybrid human body called Avatar, which is operated through neural links by people with the right genotype. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), a paralyzed former Marine, is called to replace his twin brother, a scientist trained to become an Avatar but was killed in a robbery. Dr. Grace Augustine (Sigourney Weaver), the head of the Avatar program, thinks Jake is an inappropriate substitute and assigns him as a bodyguard. While defending the Avatar instances of Grace and scientist Norm Spellman (Joel David Moore) during an expedition to collect some biological specimens and forest data, Jake's Avatar instance was attacked by a species of carnivore called the thanator. When running to save his life, Jake lost the other two and wandered in the woods. Neytiri (Zoe Saldana), a Na'vi girl, accidentally met Jake and reluctantly rescued him from the nocturnal wildlife. Seeing omen from Eywa, she takes him to meet his clan at the Tree of God; Here, Jake meets Neytiri's father, the head of the Eytukan (Wes Studi). Neytiri's mother - Mo'at (C. C. H. Pounder), the spiritual leader of the entire tribe, ordered her daughter to teach the "heavenly" how the Na’vi people live.
Sam Worthington as Corporal Jake Sully.
Stephen Lang as Colonel Miles Quaritch.
Michelle Rodriguez as Trudy Chacón
Giovanni Ribisi from Parker Selfridge
Joel David Moore in Dr. Norm Spellman.
Dileep Rao as Dr. Max Patel
Zoe Saldana as Neytiri
Laz Alonso as Tsu'tey.