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Titanic (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  19 December 1997 (USA)
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A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind, but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lewis Abernathy ...
Nicholas Cascone ...
Anatoly M. Sagalevitch ...
Anatoly Milkailavich (as Dr. Anatoly M. Sagalevitch)


84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning. Written by Anthony Pereyra <>

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disaster related peril and violence, nudity, sensuality and brief language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 December 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Planet Ice  »

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Box Office


$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,638,131 (USA) (19 December 1997)


$658,672,302 (USA) (8 June 2012)

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)| (DTS 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)| (70 mm prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)| (8 channels) (L-R)


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Rose laughs during the flying scene when Jack sings "Come Josephine in My Flying Machine," as if she recalls the song from before. This is because a deleted scene shows the two characters singing it as they come out of the 3rd class dance. See more »


When the water is shown covering the clock above the Grand Staircase it is level with the 9-and-3 positions. With the angle of the ship's sinking, it would have been at either 1-and-7 or 2-and-8. See more »


[first lines]
Brock Lovett: Thirteen meters; you should see it.
Brock Lovett: [seeing the shipwreck come into view for the first time] OK; take her up and over the bow rail.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits after the title has been shown. See more »


Referenced in In Praise of Love (2001) See more »


Written by Jacques Offenbach
Performed by I Salonisti
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One of a Kind
11 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

To all the miserable people who have done everything from complain about the dialogue, the budget, the this and the that....who wants to hear it? IF you missed the point of this beyond-beautiful movie, that's your loss. The rest of us who deeply love this movie do not care what you think. I am a thirthysomething guy who has seen thousands of movies in my life, and this one stands in its own entity, in my book. It was not supposed to be a documentary, or a completely factual account of what happened that night. It is the most amazing love story ever attempted. I know that it is the cynical 90's and the millennium has everyone in a tizzy, but come on. Someone on this comments board complained that it made too much money! How lame is that? It made bundles of money in every civilized country on the planet, and is the top grossing film in the planet. I will gladly side with the majority this time around. Okay, cynics, time to crawl back under your rock, I am done.

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