Avatar star Sam Worthington was arrested in Georgia on Saturday (03Nov12) following an alleged altercation with bouncers at a nightclub.

The actor reportedly grew violent when he was denied entrance to Atlanta bar Vortex.

Doormen had to subdue the Australian star with pepper spray until local police arrived and took an allegedly drunk Worthington into custody.

The entire incident was captured on a surveillance tape and the actor was later charged with disorderly conduct, according to Tmz.com.

Worthington is in Georgia shooting new action drama Ten with Arnold Schwarzenegger.