The script for the blockbuster movie "The Terminator" was sold for just $1

James Cameron wasn't always one of the most respected and successful directors in Hollywood. Before he directed movies like Titanic, True Lies and Avatar, he was still trying to break into the industry. In order to get his big break, he sold his script for "The Terminator" for just $1 on condition that he be able to direct it. Talk about betting on yourself!