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6 of James Cameron's Geekiest Film Endeavors

6 of James Cameron's Geekiest Film Endeavors

In terms of geek street credibility, nothing gives you more one-ups than painstakingly re-creating a historic film so intensely that a state-of-the-art submarine is used to investigate the story line's artifacts. James Cameron may win the '90s geek medal of honor for his attention to detail in Titanic and its celestially accurate (thank you, as always, Neil deGrasse Tyson) rerelease this week, but his love of all things sci-fi and nerd culture extends far beyond the tragic tale of the "unsinkable" ship. Take a look back at the director's creations, from the mysteries of the ocean to a future of terrifying alien life.

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