‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ James Cameron made history, the first director of a three billion dollar film

With three big box office hits to his name, director James Cameron is making history.

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

He was previously associated with the Russo Brothers, both known for their productions Marvel flicks “Avengers: Endgame” and “Avengers: Infinity War.”

Cameron now holds three of the six highest-grossing films, including “Titanic,” “Avatar” and “Avatar: The Way of Water.”

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

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ beats ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ by $1.92 billion at the box office

Cameron’s first major breakthrough came in 2010 Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio Fronted film “Titantic,” distributed by Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox. The film originally grossed $2.195 billion, and currently stands as the third-highest-grossing film of all time.

A Titanic poster with Leonardo DiCaprio holding Kate Winslet and the huge ship in front

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

Cameron’s film ‘Avatar’ tops the list.

One of the stars of the 2009 film, Zoe Saldaña, is making history herself. She is now the first actress with four films to gross more than $2 billion. Besides being in both “Avatar” productions, she also starred in the “Avengers” franchise.

Zoe Saldaña on the red carpet "Avatar: The Path of Water" With red lips, choker necklace and slicked short bangs

Zoe Saldaña is the first actor to have four movies gross 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 crossed the $2 billion mark, making it the sixth-highest-grossing film of all time.

"avatar" Poster of the 2009 film Partition 2022 "Avatar: The Path of Water" Poster

Both “Avatar” films have been incredibly successful for director James Cameron. (Paramount Pictures/20th Century Fox)

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