• Titanic (1997)

Titanic

Release Date: December 19th, 1997

DVD Release Date: August 31st, 1999

PG-13 |3 hr 15 min

Plot Summary

James Cameron's "Titanic" is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic; the pride and joy of the White Star Line and, at the time, the largest moving object ever built. She was the most luxurious liner of her era -- the "ship of dreams" -- which ultimately carried over 1,500 people to their death in the ice cold waters of the North Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 1912.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher, Gloria Stuart, Bill Paxton, Bernard Hill

Director: James Cameron

Genres: Romance , Historical drama

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, Lightstorm Entertainment, Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Love, Rivalry, Emotional, Fall, Touching, Survival, Love triangle

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Duane ByrgeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Narratively, Titanic is a masterwork of big-canvas storytelling, broad enough to entrance and entertain yet precise and delicate enough to educate and illuminate. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It is flawlessly crafted, intelligently constructed, strongly acted and spellbinding. show more

  • 50
    David EdelsteinSlate

    Cameron has never been known for his dialogue, but Titanic carries some stinkers that wouldn't make the final draft of a "Days of Our Lives" script. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated Makeup
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Winner Music (Original Dramatic Score)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Winner Sound
Winner Cinematography
Winner Art Direction
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Winner Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Winner Music (Original Song)
Winner Best Foreign Film
Amandaprisen (1998)
Winner Sound Effects Editing
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Costume Design
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Best Picture
Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Winner Directing
Winner Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Winner Visual Effects
Winner Film Editing
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)