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A 1997 movie directed by James Cameron.

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A Quick Tip by woopak_the_thrill

  • Jan 7, 2010
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Reducing a tragic REAL event to a mere cheesy love story is appalling. Missed the social and moral implications of the tragedy...
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October 21, 2010
Liked it, kinda
July 31, 2010
It didn't have anything that any of the other versions didn't have. Even the effects weren't worth sitting through that hokey love story for.
December 08, 2010
I told my friends when I saw it first time, "....wake me up when they hit the iceberg" it was just so boring and dull even with the set designs, acting and pacing. The drama was also too overly sentimental and canned.
December 16, 2010
Even the effects didn't strike me as all that special. Aside for the few minutes of film of the actual wreck, I can't imagine any justifiable reason for seeing this.
December 17, 2010
Now I WOULD like to see the Nazi version.
December 17, 2010
'As for ignoring the issues of the time, nothing could be further from the truth. Rosie wanted to end her life rather than dealing with the aristocratic nonsense that pervaded that time, along with a mother who cared more for her social standing than her daughter..." LOL! Ok, this further proves this movie is canned and doesn't help the arguement that this is a good movie since Rosie is now mentally ill in my eyes after Scotman said that. This movie is so boring and heavy-handed. Yeah, that scene was so contrived and what it was trying to say was so unrealistically 'in your face." .... unimaginative, overly sentimental, forced and pointless.

Scotman says: "There are many nuances in this film that with repeated viewings even Woopak might enjoy.." sure, whatever. Why are you throwing another fit, Scot? IMHO, this movie is stupid and hokey--nothing can change my mind on that. A prime example of "giving the viewers what they want to see and not what they need to see". Glad you liked it, but I didn't. ...it is not because I didn't "get it", for me it was insulting to the people who died that day.

I think I saw parts of that Nazi version, and the Filipino comedic spoof was even better than this dreck--it was called "Tatay Nick" LOL!
December 18, 2010
So this movie is "hockey'? Does that mean you don't give a puck about it? =) Oooh. A Filipino spoof? Sounds like I have to check out NetFlix.
December 18, 2010
I knew you'd say that! LOL!

caught the hockey thing LMAO!
December 18, 2010
Which part? Oh, checking it out of course!
December 19, 2010
Yes, Karen, "tatay-Nick" LOL!

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Scot, whatever, dude, I saw the director's cut too. You say: "If you want a serious treatment of the conditions at the time then see the History channel". So, now basically you are telling me NOT to take a REAL tragic event seriously to enjoy this movie? LOL! Again, with the Academy awards...again! "Up" won over "Persepolis" (oh, I remember you saying that you haven't seen that film LOL!) and millions of viewers gave Bay's Transformers 2 huge returns. Now, if this didn't use the backdrop of a real event then maybe I'll be kinder to it. The thing is the tragedy of Titanic was tragic because of the ignorance of the generation at that time. True, Cameron is a good director albeit uneven, and I like the fact that he did his research for the visuals but that was it...the story was cheesy.

This movie was a trend and many got over it. Let's just leave it at that, You liked it, I didn't. No need to get snarky...
December 20, 2010
Now, boys, play nice. The clip won't work.
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review by . May 02, 2011
I have great respect for James Cameron, I really do. It seems that everything the man touches turns to money regardless of its quality. I also have great respect for Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, for giving great performances in this movie and having careers to this day that aren't solely based off Titanic. I was planning to watch this movie and write a review of how overrated it is. However, I have finished watching it and I can safely say that I don't have the heart to do so and …
review by . May 02, 2011
      Votes +23 +24 / -1     Titanic (1997) Genre: Drama Posted on 4/15/11 06:10 PM I have great respect for James Cameron, I really do. It seems that everything the man touches turns to money regardless of its quality. I also have great respect for Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, for giving great performances in this movie and having careers to this day that aren't solely based off Titanic. I was planning to watch this movie and …
Quick Tip by . September 29, 2011
I really enjoyed this film when it first came out. However, it hasn't aged well with me and I just can't commit myself to the time to watch it anymore.
review by . July 05, 2009
Almost everyone is aware of the movie Titanic.  It is the world's highest grossing film, and it doesn't look like anything will out-gross it any time.  Despite a huge box office gross, however, it's easy to say that there probably a million movies that are a whole lot better.  In 1997-1998 while it was reigning at the box office (staying at number 1 for fifteen straight weeks) it seemed like an unstoppable phenomenon.  People were seeing it more than once... a lot more than once.  …
Quick Tip by . January 17, 2011
One of the best movies ever, I cry every time I watch it.
review by . March 05, 2010
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A film that defined a genration and still has the power to speak to audiences of today...
The sinking of the Titanic was one of the greatest tragedies  in  history more than a 1,517 lives were lost to the frozen  waters it was a  tragedy that shook the  world  in  1912  and left a lasting impression on all those  who   heard of the loss of that day. Many films have been made in 1943 Werner Klinger used the events as Nazi propaganda to discredit British and American capitalist dealings and glorify the bravery and selflessness of Germanic …
Quick Tip by . July 19, 2010
Aside from it's legacy at the box office, Titanic has little that makes it that memorable. It doesn't have a lot that makes it stand out. It's got great film technique and a huge emotional impact, but there are dozens more movies that have the same impact... it's just a movie that had a fantastic run at the box office and a smart director behind the camera.
review by . July 15, 2010
I loved it..But Im really sad.
omg i loved this movie its the best movie ever..But its really sad the way everyone dies and i hate the way they show everything it breaks my heart ecuae thinking of kids and babies omg its soo sad to even think of such a traggic incident happening to you..I am really sad to see this movie..i was soo sad at the end of the movie..I felt so bad for the people who had to suffer the frozen water..i really liked the way Kate winslets toe dancing steps they were awesome..Both of there chemistry rocked...It …
review by . July 01, 2010
This move is moving. It was historical. It was kinda slow. There are just so many things that I don't understand about this movie. Much of it has to do with character motivation. Also one of my biggest problems with it, is that Dicaprio should not have died! I felt like he didn't want it bad enough. In these type of tragic movies I try to put myself into the shoes of the characters and try to think about what I'd do. And maybe it's just me, but I would've survived the tragedy. …
Quick Tip by . June 08, 2010
One of the best movies of all time. I cry every time I watch it.
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is a romantic drama film released on December 19, 1997 and produced by Paramount Pictures.  The film was directed and written by James Cameron.  Titanic was produced by Jon Landau along with James Cameron, and starred Leonardo DiCaprio,Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Frances Fisher, Victor Garber, Kathy Bates, GloriaStuart, Bill Paxton and Danny Nucci

Titanic is a fictional story of a rich woman and a poor man on the Titanic who meet on the unsinkable ship  perfect optimizer.  Featuring spectacular special effects set amidst the backdrop of one ofthe most tragic events of the 20th Century, James Cameron'saward-winning TITANIC stands as one of the greatest Hollywoodspectaculars of all time. Beginning with an undersea expedition in the1990s, in which scuba divers are searching the sunken ship for lostrelics, a painting of young Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) isfound. This triggers a flashback to the young woman's story as ithappened on the doomed Titanic. Rose is a daughter of privilege on herway to be married to an arrogant but wealthy young man (Billy Zane).Despairing, Rose finds herself falling in love with Jack Dawson(Leonardo DiCaprio), a carefree and poor young artist who is alsoaboard. When the great ship strikes an iceberg and begins to sink, Roseand Jack have only each other as their world falls apart around them.

After its releasethe film received 48 nominations, andcelebrated 76 various wins and 11 Academy Awardsin 1998 for ...

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