Examples Of Greed In The Movie Avatar

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The film Avatar is a movie with vivid colors and images. The director and writer of Avatar is James Cameron, he won best director, movie and best picture. In 2009 it was one of the highest grossing films that came out due to the fact that it was budgeted at over 237 million dollars. There were many scenarios portrayed in this movie, but the one that caught my attention the most was greed. I want to recount the scenes in avatar that depicts that greed was shown through the use of technology. The Avatar movie starts off with a young handicapped marine named Sully who is the main character; he takes the place of his dead twin brother in an experiment that his brother was training for on the world of Pandora. Pandora was a place that had the substances that was…show more content…
They are focused on one goal and that is getting the rich mineral that is under the tree of souls. They are destroying the land that the natives have taken care of for so long. It is their place where no one will ever bother them; at least they thought that no one would and they never thought that anyone one ever come into their land. Lastly, another point of greed that James Cameron shows in the movie Avatar is the control of environment. In the movie scientists are trying to interact with the native people and take over and be like them. That is entering because an unknown territory and taking over. They are not trying to do anything harmful to them. The military and the owner are the ones who sponsor the scientists to do their experiment. The scientists were not intending to do anything harmful, just science, but the military had other plans and the scientists were not aware at the beginning. They told the military that if they went in with guns and military action that it would disrupt the Pandora environment and cause the natives to take action. So in conclusion James Cameron wants us to realize the big picture, and that is that greed leads to causing people to do harmful things to gain what they
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