6 December 2012 11:46 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Sometimes a tragedy hits the world that results in so many deaths and so much carnage, that it seems impossible to comprehend. In 1997, James Cameron resurrected the tragedy of the R.M.S. Titanic with a lengthy drama that put a fictional romance at the center of many true tales. With the poignant storytelling and the jaw-dropping special effects, audiences got the terrifying sensation of what it might be like to be on a massive ship that's sinking fast into the deep, cold ocean below. And it proved an experience that hit home all around the world, resulting in a box office that exceeded $2.1 billion worldwide. For the past 13 years since Titanic opened in Spain, it has been second only to Avatar when it comes to the top box office earner the nation had ever seen. But THR reports another true-life tragedy drama The Impossible has now usurped Titanic's spot, »

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