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A fictionalization of the sinking of the RMS Titanic in a Movie. It is a romantic movie set up during the events of the sinking of the Titanic. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet & Billy Zane.

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How did Jack have access to the place where Rose was planning to jump?

One thing we see is that the 3 passenger classes were kept to their own deck or decks -- steerage-class passengers could not simply wander up to the first-class areas (although it appears that first-...
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How can someone readily know the sky Rose saw when the Titanic sank?

When Neil deGrasse Tyson went to the Joe Rogan Experience, he told the story of how he noticed the sky was wrong, and also the left side was a mirror reflection of the right side. To know the sky you ...
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Is Jack and Rose's love story real?

In the film Titanic, did the story of Jack and Rose actually happen in real life?
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What did Lovejoy think happened between Rose and Jack on the deck?

I watched Titanic for the first time recently and got to the scene shortly after Jack saved Rose from falling off the railing of the ship where Lovejoy notices a hole in Rose's story: You'll want to ...
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Why did Rose in the Titanic act as if others were guilty when she took a seat on a lifeboat as well?

In Titanic (1997), Rose says that people on the lifeboats would have to "wait for an absolution which would never come." I know she was saying that more because they didn't come back for ...
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What happened to Rose's mother after the sinking?

In Titanic, what happened to Rose's mother after the sinking? I'm curious because she made it very clear while she was lacing up Rose's corset, that she was entirely dependent on Rose's match with ...
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Recurring song in the movie 'Titanic'

In the movie Titanic by James Cameron, the popular song Come Josephine in My Flying Machine features twice. As per Wikipedia: Fragments of the song are sung a cappela in the movie Titanic (1997), ...
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Is Katy Perry's song "The One That Got Away" homage to Titanic?

Katy Perry's song The One That Got Away always reminds me of Titanic: Old women remembering her dead love form her young days who is apparently a painter. Which is ...
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How did they film the Titanic splitting in half with all the actors on it?

In the Titanic (1997), we know the ship crashed into an iceberg. All havoc broke loose and all sorts of things started to happen. What I don't understand is how did they manage to film the Titanic ...
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Is there a close-up of a boot or a wheel in Titanic?

I've read somewhere that James Cameron almost always includes a close-up of a boot or of a wheel (usually crushing something) in all his movies. But is there such a close-up in Titanic?
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In Titanic,Why does Old Rose throw the diamond in the sea [duplicate]

In the End, Rose throws off the Heart of Ocean in the Sea.There are numerous theories trying to find out the real reason. 1).The fact that it didn’t belong to her anyways.So it would be unethical to ...
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Does Jack remain under arrest in the movie Titanic even when Rose frees him?

I was just wondering about the situation in Titanic where Jack is accused of stealing the heart of the ocean, handcuffed to a pole, and ultimately saved by Rose. Does Jack remain under arrest even ...
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In the collage pan of Rose's pictures in Titanic (1997), what was this picture intended to exhibit?

Picture's source is the 53 s instant.
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Does Titanic (1997) really show these 3 pictures of Rose Dawson and her new family?

I quote the following from p. 154 of the screenplay with the alternative ending: Are the pictures for 1-3 (that I added in red above) really exhibited? I do not see them in this Youtube video that ...
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Does the cinematic version of Titanic (1997) include Rose Dawson's and J. Bruce Ismay's first steps on the Carpathia?

I do not remember seeing what starts from 59:56 towards the end of this extract (which exhibits Rose Dawson's and J. Bruce Ismay's first steps on the ship Carpathia) in the original 3h 17m version of ...
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Why did Rose keep the Heart of the Ocean so long?

In Titanic, the elderly Rose throws the Heart of the Ocean off a boat; that has been discussed in similar question here: Why did Rose throw the diamond necklace overboard? But why did she keep the ...
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Why did Cameron show the baby doll so prominently in Titanic?

In the beginning of the Titanic, the head of a baby-shaped doll (or mask like a baby, not sure which) is shown in stark relief, as the subs enter the B deck. When I first watched it, I was about 9, ...
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What does 'All Stop' mean precisely from the captain?

Just after Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean the captain appears (after going to sleep) and announces: All stop In 'captains talk' what does this mean exactly? Are we expected as an ...
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Why does Rose's grandmother say the following dialogue?

Before the film returns to Titanic, just after older Rose has explained to Mr. Lovett that the woman in the photograph is her, we see the following exchange of dialogue (whilst older Rose settles in ...
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Why is Titanic's Astor asking if Jack is from the Boston Dawsons?

Titanic is on the box, Film 4, and I've always wondered (albeit this is the first time I have followed through with a Google) why such an exchange of dialogue happens between them. Rose introduces ...
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Did Caledon and Rose ever have sex?

The 1997 film, Titanic portrays Rose DeWitt Bukatter and her fiance, Caledon Hockley aboard the R.M.S Titanic and the love triangle involving them and Jack Dawson. The movie is set in 1912. I was ...
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How long did Rose and Jack know each other for?

The editing of the movie left me a bit confused as to the passing of time on the ship. How long did Rose and Jack know each other? From the scene where Jack first notices Rose to the ending of the ...
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Is Rose's heaven her dead husband's hell? [duplicate]

During Titanic, we see that Rose has kids and grandkids. Her last name is Calvert, so she must have married a man named Calvert after her brief time with Jack. She is alone (no husband) as an old ...
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Where are the dogs in Titanic?

In the movie Titanic, when Jack first sees Rose for the first time, there are some dogs being taken for a walk on that deck by an officer. But when the Titanic is going down, none of the dogs were ...
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Did Rose die at the end of Titanic, or was she dreaming?

At the end of Titanic, the camera pans across a group of pictures that showed Rose had lived a rich, full life (some of which was suggested to her by Jack - e.g. learning how to ride 'like a man'). ...
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Why did Rose throw the diamond necklace overboard?

In Titanic, the elderly Rose visits a ship searching for the Heart of the Ocean diamond, set in a necklace. Unbeknownst to them, she actually carries it with her. In one of the final scenes, a bare ...
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Did Jack steal the Heart of the Ocean?

In Titanic (1997), towards the end after the ice berg accident, Rose decides to go back and tell her mother and fiance about it to warn them. "Now that one of my missing items has returned, I know ...
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What's on Rose's shoulder when she's contemplating suicide (Titanic)?

What's this black semicircle thing on Rose's left shoulder (scene where she's prepping to jump off Titanic)? It almost looks like a fake eyelash. It disappears after this shot, and afterward, is ...
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Why did Jack let go of the plank?

In Titanic, the iconic ending shows Jack letting go of the plank and allowing himself to sink and die while presumably leaving Rose alive and safe. I find it controversial that Jack could have climbed ...
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Why did Lovett invite Rose aboard his search boat in Titanic?

The opening to Titanic shows Rose "Dawson" watching a TV news report of Brock Lovett's ship searching the Titanic wreckage. She then makes a phone call to Lovett during which a private conversation ...
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Are there any differences between the new and old Titanic version besides 3D?

The newest Hollywood trend seems to be taking old movies like Star Wars and Lion King and rerelease them with an additional third dimension to squeeze the last bit of money out of them. Now it hit ...
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