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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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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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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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The lines Captain Smith recites on the bridge, "Low, low, breathe and blow / Wind of the western sea / Over the rolling waters go / Come from the dying moon, and blow" are from the poem "The Princess: Sweet and Low" by Alfred Lord Tennyson. See more »

Goofs

After arriving in New York, there is a scene on balcony / walkway where the corner of the American flag shows. The flag has a field of stars staggered like in today's 50-star flag. The flag in 1912 would have been stars in a field of blue in straight rows. See more »

Quotes

Jamie Perse: [to a crew member] I'm not asking you to kiss me.
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Not As Bad As People Say It Is
22 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, before I start, I love the MOVIE Titanic, by James Cameron. I brought this DVD by mistake and ended up liking it. It really is a good movie/mini-series. It pales in comparison to the movie, but it is very enjoyable.

It is very down-to-earth. It has a more realistic take on the whole disaster. It dosn't just show you one random love story between two strangers, but a more varied plot-line.

However, It is kind of confusing to follow but overall, 8 out of 10.

(P.S. The cast is great, especially Tim Curry & Marilu Henner....all of the cast gave amazing performances)


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