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.
James Horner additionally wrote the song "My Heart Will Go On" in secret with Will Jennings because James Cameron did not want any songs with singing in the film. Céline Dion agreed to record a demo with the persuasion of her husband René Angélil. Horner waited until Cameron was in an appropriate mood before presenting him with the song. After playing it several times, Cameron declared his approval, although worried that he would have been criticized for "going commercial at the end of the movie". Cameron also wanted to appease anxious studio executives and "saw that a hit song from his movie could only be a positive factor in guaranteeing its completion".
Thirteen meters; you should see it.
Brock Lovett: OK; take her up and over the bow rail.
The Titanic is shown to be at Southampton docks in brilliant sunshine. Yet, photographs from the actual event seem to show the sky overcast.
There are no opening credits after the title has been shown.
A special home video enhanced for the blind was released on October 5, 1999 in the US. It features a process called TheaterVision, consisting in additional narration by director James Cameron and actress Angie Dickinson describing the onscreen actions and images during dialogue-less scenes.
AUD 3,170,890 (Australia) (21 December 1997)
$659,325,379 (USA) (10 December 2017)
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