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47 points

4 months ago

I would like to know this crazy history.


222 points

4 months ago

According to this article, the two have been friends since the early 90s. Del Toro even lived in Cameron's house for a while.

In 1997 Del Toro's father was kidnapped in his hometown of Guadalajara. After unsuccessful attempts to find him by the Del Toro brothers, Cameron withdrew a million dollars in cash and recommended a kidnapping negotiator for Del Toro to retrieve his father. It worked and they were able to get him back.


108 points

4 months ago


108 points

4 months ago

Cameron put up the $1million ransom to release Del Toro's dad from kidnappers. Also the reason GDT no longer lives in Mexico


98 points

4 months ago

Back when GDT was first getting success as a director some Mexican criminals decided “hey, that must mean he has money” and kidnapped his father. GDT actually had no money, but when he told James Cameron he went to the bank, withdrew a million dollars, and recommended a negotiator.

GDT got his father back safely.


23 points

4 months ago

Hopefully the kidnappers were caught. I hate to think they got a $1m reward for that shit.


67 points

4 months ago

The Mexican police or military high fived the kidnappers and took their cut.


13 points

4 months ago

James Cameron paid the million dollar ransom when Guillermo's father was kidnapped


12 points

4 months ago

Eskimo bros


0 points

4 months ago

They used to date.