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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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Lewis Abernathy ...
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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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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)

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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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At the beginning of the movie, when the elderly Rose is placing her photographs, she places them facing her bed. Later at the end of the movie, while she is asleep, it is clear the the photographs are facing away from her bed. See more »


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Brock Lovett: Thirteen meters; you should see it.
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One for the Ages
30 July 1998 | by See all my reviews

This movie re-wrote film history in every way. No one cares what anyone thinks about this movie, because it transcends criticism. Every flaw in the movie is easily overcome by the many amazing things the movie has going for it. It is an extremely beautiful movie, and I doubt many of us will see anything like it again. I've seen it more times than I care to count, and I still become transfixed every time, with a feeling which is hard to describe. One for the ages.

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