History in a 5×5

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“Avatar,” a 3-D science-fiction epic helmed by “Titanic” director James Cameron, made its world debut in London and went on to become the highest-grossing movie in history. Starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver, the box-office mega-hit was praised for its state-of-the-art technology and earned nine Academy Award nominations, including best picture and best director.
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