class boy (Jack - Leonardo DiCaprio) (who improbably wins his ticket
five minutes before Titanic sails) meets rich girl (Rose - Kate
Winslet) contemplating suicide on Titanic. They fall in love.
teens: Some swearing, some drowning, some lifeboat humor which some
viewers might find offensive. Gushing water alert.
our panel of critics thought
oh what a horribly blue, frozen ending. My, how quickly you sink
at the end. I want my money back."
minutes until it sails and he gets on? A triumph of unlikely likeliness."
mother was a screamer - she was saved on one of the Titanic's lifeboats
(although they sued her ass for losing their hearing in the life
CGI cornucopia of special effects, the likes we had never seen at
the time before. More pixels than we knew what to do with at the
time, but nothing to really upset the overly prudish."
of the first movies in which CGI came into my consciousness. The
shots are impossible in real life. The financing unthinkable. This
movie is a triumph of multi-million dollar accountancy. The special
effects are not bad either." Accountancy Age.
the guys investigating the rediscovered modern day Titanic the same
guys chasing hurricanes in Twister?
How talented these boys are! Well done for a successful career change
tell me the ending or whole plot if necessary
sinks. He dies. She gets rescued. Movie told as a remembrance by the
girl (now 84 years later) of times passed following Titanic's rediscovery
by a modern day crew.
Quotable quotes (real)
is unsinkable. God himself could not sink this ship."
the King of the world. OOOOOOOOoooooeeeeeee ooooeeeeeeiiiooooeee
whooooo hoo whooooee eeeio"
to drown by - Now I know I'm in first class."
a brilliant movie, but the drama which leads up to the actual sinking
is acceptable. You may never forget the scene with the ship broken
in two and people jumping off the sides. This was presumably the
real reason for the movie - the special effects which were stunning
- although, perhaps, a bit boxey if seen today (watch the scene
where Winslet and DiCaprio stand at the helm in each others arms,
behind them looks slightly cartoon-like).