PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
River Phoenix was James Cameron's first choice to play Jack Dawson. By the time the movie was made, River Phoenix had died and Leonardo DiCaprio had reached the perfect age. Ironically when Johnny Depp was offered the role of Jack, he turned it down.
Thirteen meters; you should see it.
Brock Lovett: OK; take her up and over the bow rail.
At the Southampton pier, Cal tells Rose that the Titanic is "over a hundred feet longer than [the contemporary Cunard liner] Mauretania." In fact the Mauretania was 790 feet long, only 92 feet shorter than the 882-foot-long Titanic.
There are no opening credits after the title has been shown.
AUD 3,170,890 (Australia) (21 December 1997)
$659,325,379 (USA) (10 December 2017)
Check out our guide to horror, see what IMDb editors are watching, and more.