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Neytiri and Jake Sully in ‘Avatar’ (2009)

In James Cameron’s blockbuster, disabled Marine Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) went above and beyond the call of duty when it came to making friends with the local Na’vi population. His consciousness was transferred into a Na’vi body, allowing him to experience the wonderful world of Pandora like a native. And in the end, he chose his new family and lover, Neytiri (Zoe Saldana), over his old life. Who wouldn’t?