Titanic (1996)

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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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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Famous American author Morgan Robertson published a novella titled The Wreck of the Titan in 1898. It is a fictional story about a large passenger liner that struck an iceberg while sailing in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Ironically, the storyline in Robertson's book contains very striking resemblances to the events of the RMS Titanic, despite it being written fourteen years earlier. See more »

Goofs

During a sweeping crane shot of the port side of the ship, there are several mistakes in the design, including an extra deck house on the poop and forecastle decks; the main mast facing the wrong direction; and the absence of 'B' Deck. See more »

Quotes

Captain Smith: Sometimes being on a ship is like being in jail. With the possibility of drowning.
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The Emperor Waltz
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Music by Johann Strauß
Arranged by Lennie Niehaus
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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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