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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1996  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 Wynn Park (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Captain Edward J. Smith (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Isabella Paradine (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Hazel Foley (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Simon Doonan (2 episodes, 1996)
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 J. Bruce Ismay (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Bess Allison (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Molly Brown (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Jamie Perse (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Aase Ludvigsen (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Alice Cleaver (2 episodes, 1996)
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 First Officer William Murdoch (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Second Officer Charles Lightoller (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Fifth Officer Harold Lowe (2 episodes, 1996)
Terence Kelly ...
 Captain Arthur Henry Rostron (2 episodes, 1996)
Scott Hylands ...
 John Jacob Astor IV (2 episodes, 1996)
Janne Mortil ...
 Madeline Astor (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Clarinda Jack (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Black Billy Jack (2 episodes, 1996)
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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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It was the height of opulence and a haven for romance. And in 5 short days, it became one of the 20th century's most unforgettable events. This is the story that so few lived to tell. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Molly Brown and several other passengers did not go to dinner after boarding the Titanic. They boarded the ship while dinner was being served, and didn't have the time. See more »

Quotes

J. Bruce Ismay: Out of the question. Lock the guns back in the safe. I can't have you shooting my passengers.
Second Officer Charles Lightoller: You'd rather they drown?
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Connections

Version of Titanic (1997) See more »

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Chrysanthemum
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Music by Scott Joplin
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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