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Titanic (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | History  -  17 November 1996 (USA)
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The story of the 1912 sinking of the largest luxury liner ever built, the tragedy that befell over two thousand of the rich and famous as well as of the poor and unknown passengers aboard the doomed ship.

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Captain Arthur Henry Rostron (as Terrence Kelly)
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Storyline

The plot focuses on the romances of two couples upon the doomed ship's maiden voyage. Isabella Paradine (Catherine Zeta-Jones) is a wealthy woman mourning the loss of her aunt, who reignites a romance with former flame Wynn Park (Peter Gallagher). Meanwhile, a charming ne'er-do-well named Jamie Perse (Mike Doyle) steals a ticket for the ship, and falls for a sweet innocent Irish girl on board. But their romance is threatened by the villainous Simon Doonan (Tim Curry), who has discovered about the ticket and makes Jamie his unwilling accomplice, as well as having sinister plans for the girl. Written by Anonymous

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They all said she was unsinkable. When she sank, it was unthinkable. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for a scene of sexual assault and other violent areas | See all certifications »

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17 November 1996 (USA)  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Some smaller foreign video distributors marketed this mini-series as a sequel to James Cameron's Titanic (1997). See more »

Goofs

Murdoch uses a pair of binoculars to get a better view of the iceberg just after it has been sighted. In reality, due to a mix up at Southampton, no Titanic officers had binoculars. See more »

Quotes

Wynn Park: Think of the stories we'll tell our grandchildren: 'Grandma and Grandpa were on the Titanic.'
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Version of S.O.S. Titanic (1979) See more »

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Music by Scott Joplin
Arranged by Lennie Niehaus
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A good mini-series
5 August 1998 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

Though Titanic purists and some critics did not particularly care for this mini-series, it is rather good.

The cast is strong, including George C. Scott as the captain. The computer FX are well done. The only disappointment for me was the hodge podge way the final sinking was represented -- it was just a confusing series of cross fades that really showed nothing. Nevertheless, the film is worth seeing.


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