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Titanic (1997)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 19 December 1997 (USA)
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A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

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Won 11 Oscars. Another 111 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »
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Storyline

84 years later, a 100 year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Nothing On Earth Could Come Between Them. See more »

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disaster related peril and violence, nudity, sensuality and brief language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,638,131, 21 December 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$691,642, 14 December 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,186,772,302, 11 August 2015
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Apart from the long, grueling and technically difficult shoot, director James Cameron stated that one of the biggest obstacles he faced was the increasingly negative press coverage. When the industry trade papers got wind of the epic delays, cost overruns, set safety issues and missed delivery dates, they started to relentlessly characterize the production as a waste of money and a sure box office bomb. Cameron suggested to the studios not to go into aggressive defense, but remain silent, in the hope that the press would run out of stories to print before the movie's premiere (or, in his own words, "step back and let them go flying past, and fall because of their own inertia"). Cameron also organized two premieres outside the USA, one in Tokyo and one in the UK (with Prince Charles in attendance), in the hopes that positive word of mouth from the still unbiased foreign press would force the American press to put aside their prejudices. Both strategies worked, as Titanic opened in the USA to rave reviews. See more »

Goofs

The dolphins seen in the "I'm the king of the world" segment (when Jack and Fabrizio are on the ship's bow) are Pacific white-sided dolphins. The Titanic was in the North Atlantic. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Brock Lovett: Thirteen meters; you should see it.
Brock Lovett: [seeing the shipwreck come into view for the first time] OK; take her up and over the bow rail.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

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Soundtracks

Alexander's Ragtime Band
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Salonisti (as I Salonisti)
Produced by John Altman
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One for the Ages
30 July 1998 | by See all my reviews

This movie re-wrote film history in every way. No one cares what anyone thinks about this movie, because it transcends criticism. Every flaw in the movie is easily overcome by the many amazing things the movie has going for it. It is an extremely beautiful movie, and I doubt many of us will see anything like it again. I've seen it more times than I care to count, and I still become transfixed every time, with a feeling which is hard to describe. One for the ages.


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