James Cameron Wins Golden Globe Award for Best Director in ‘Avatar’

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The 2010 Golden Globe Awards announced the winner for the Best Director – Motion Picture. James Cameron won the Golden Globe award for Best Director in the movie ‘Avatar. James Cameron was one of five nominees competing for the award. The 2010 Golden Globes was held on January 17th, 2010 from 5-8 PM (PST) and 8-11 PM (EST) live on NBC. “The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards” was televised in more than 160 countries worldwide. Ricky Gervais was the host for the awards ceremony.

The following list provides a comprehensive look at the box office performance for each film. The information includes the director, release date, approval rating, production budget and total lifetime gross. The source is based on estimates by professional researchers and movie industry writers. Movie information is subject to change.

Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker
The movie is rated R and was directed by Kathryn Bigelow. The Hurt Locker was released June 26, 2009 and grossed $145,352 over the opening weekend. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 97% overall approval rating. The Hurt Locker grossed $12,671,105 in total domestic box office.

James Cameron – Avatar (Winner for Best Director)
The movie is rated PG-13 and was directed by James Cameron. Avatar was released December 18, 2009 and grossed $77,025,481 over the opening weekend. The movie had a production budget of $237 million. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 82% overall approval rating. Avatar grossed $554,981,691 in total domestic box office.

Clint Eastwood – Invictus
The movie is rated PG-13 and was directed by Clint Eastwood. Invictus was released December 11, 2009 and grossed $8,611,147 over the opening weekend. The movie had a production budget of $60 million. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 77% overall approval rating. Invictus grossed $35,124,000 in total domestic box office.

Jason Reitman – Up In The Air
The movie is rated R and was directed by Jason Reitman. Up In The Air was released December 4, 2009 and grossed $11,270,248 over the opening weekend. The movie had a production budget of $25 million. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 90% overall approval rating. Up In The Air grossed $64,031,000 in total domestic box office.

Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds
The movie is rated R and was directed by Quentin Tarantino. Inglourious Basterds was released August 21, 2009 and grossed $38,054,676 over the opening weekend. The movie had a production budget of $70 million. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 89% overall approval rating. Inglourious Basterds grossed $120,540,719 in total domestic box office.

Movie information is subject to change.

Source:

goldenglobes.org/nominations

RottenTomatoes.com

Boxofficemojo.com

the-numbers.com

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