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Titanic 
Release date: Wide Release 19 December 1997 
a Lightstorm Entertainment Production (20th Century Fox and Paramount) 
Titanic Movie Official Web Site -  Titanic official movie site 
Paramount - Paramount Official Site
20th Century Fox - 20th Century Fox Official Site
 
Credits

Cast: 

  • Leonardo DiCaprio ---- Jack Dawson
  • Kate Winslet ------------ Rose DeWitt Bukater
  • Billy Zane ---------------- Cal Hockley
  • Kathy Bates ------------- Molly Brown
  • Frances Fisher  --------- Ruth DeWitt Bukater
  • Bernard Hill ------------- Captain E.J. Smith
  • Jonathan Hyde --------- J. Bruce Ismay
  • Danny Nucci ----------- Fabrizio De Rossi
  • David Warner  --------- Spicer Lovejoy
  • Bill Paxton --------------- Brock Lovett
  • Titanic Movie Cast List -- -- -- -- -- --  Comprehensive cast list

  • Directed by --------------- James Cameron
    Written by ---------------- James Cameron
    Produced by ------------- James Cameron, Jon Landau
    Executive producer ----- Rae Sanchini
    Co-producers ------------ Al Giddings, Grant Hill, Sharon Mann
    Music by ----------------- James Horner
    Costume designer ------ Deborah L. Scott
    Music Supervisor ------ Randy Gerston
    Film editors -------------- Conrad Buff, James Cameron, Richard A. Harris
    Production designer -------- Peter Lamont
    Director of photography --- Russell Carpenter
    Special visual effects by --- Digital Domain
    Rated: PG-13
     
    Comments
    The record setting movie "Titanic" is based on the true story of the Titanic and includes the love interest of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. 

    Vid and Boxoffice status 10 Sept 98 - Consumers spent an estimated $250 million on purchase and rental of "Titanic" video in its first six days of release. It took more than five weeks for the movie to generate that much money at US theaters. An estimated 12-15 million copies were sold during the 1-6 September time period and the  "Titanic" video is on pace to top out at 22-23 million copies. By comparison "The Lion King" sold 20 million copies during its firs six days and 26 million during its first two weeks in stores on route to overall sales of 30 million. As reported in Thursday 10 September 1998 issue of Hollywood Reporter. 

    After 38 weeks overseas, "Titanic" international boxoffice gross is at an incredibly high $1.2 billion. Add another $600 million of domestic box office for a collected worldwide total of $1.8 billion. Japan alone registers $187 million after 38 weeks. 

    Titanic Box Office History
    Week Rank Week of Wkend BO Theaters Cume BO Comments
    1 1 Dec 19 $ 28,638,131  2674 $ 52,969,336  Opening
    2 1 Dec 26 35,455,673  2711 124,152,693  Christmas
    3 1 Jan 2 33,315,278  2727 169,165,503  New Years
    4 1 Jan 9 28,716,310  2746 206,734,370 
    5 1 Jan 16 30,011,034  2767 249,361,166  Martin Luther King Jr.
    6 1 Jan 23 25,238,720  2771 282,193,031 
    7 1 Jan 30 25,907,172  2853 314,327,828 
    8 1 Feb 6 23,027,838  2956 343,394,297 
    9 1 Feb 13 28,167,947  3002 381,525,538  Washington's Birthday
    10 1 Feb 20 21,036,343  3006 407,350,832 
    11 1 Feb 27 19,633,056  3035 431,551,546  $1 Bil worldwide
    12 1 Mar 6 17,605,849  3103 453,867,325 
    13 1 Mar 13 17,578,815  3116 477,349,092  exceeds Star Wars
    14 1 Mar 20 17,165,239  3169 500,049,030 
    15 1 Mar 27 15,213,500  3233 518,873,058 
    16 2 Apr 3 11,533,480  3265 534,295,450 
    17 3 Apr 10 8,558,241  3265 546,659,214 
    18 4 Apr 17 7,407,989  3012 555,676,775 
    19 4 Apr 24 4,938,575  2912 561,724,643  $1 Bil overseas
    20 6 May 1 4,011,888  2660 566,641,840 
    21 4 May 8 3,178,573  2256 570,601,592 
    22 6 May 15 2,112,302  1990 573,387,309 
    23 7 May 22 2,970,044  2008 577,635,895  Memorial Day
    24 9 May 29 1,783,579  1562 580,241,029 
    25 8 Jun 5 1,648,860  1219 582,670,447 
    26 10 Jun 12 1,214,737  975 584,514,665 
    27 13 Jun 19 1,029,362  810 586,148,621 
    28 15 Jun 26 922,618  688 587,581,188 
    29 16 Jul 3 623,930  618 588,526,209  Independence Day
    30 18 Jul 10 405,669  463 589,152,380 
    31 13 Jul 17 1,337,493  867 591,758,169 
    32 12 Jul 24 1,476,279  839 594,298,467 
    33 15 Jul 31 1,168,551  769 596,320,474 
    34 17 Aug 7 965,212  681 597,907,062 
    35 18 Aug 14 707,918  594 599,117,196 
    36 21 Aug 21 540,617  570 600,038,488 
    37 31 Aug 28 335,704  502 600,374,192  vid release  1 Sep
    38 36 Sep 5 178,296 447 600,649,457
    Oscars 23 March 1998 - Titanic wins a record tying 11 Oscars out of the record setting 14 Oscar nominations. Titanic had tied the 1950 Black and White film "All About Eve" starring Bette Davis as the most nominated film in Oscar history (Academy Awards held in 1951). As for wins, Titanic has tied the 1959 film "Ben Hur" starring Charlton Heston which also won in 11 categories to share the spot as most honored film of all time. 

    The 11 Oscar Winners  

    • Art direction - Peter Lamont, art direction; Michael Ford, Set decoration
    • Cinematography - Russell Carpenter
    • Costume design - Deborah L. Scott
    • Directing - James Cameron
    • Film editing - Conrad Buff, James Cameron, Richard A. Harris
    • Original dramatic score - James Horner
    • Original song - Music by James Horner, Lyrics by Will Jennings
    • Best picture - James Cameron, Jon Landau producers
    • Sound - Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson, Gary Summers, Mark Ulano
    • Sound effects editing - Tom Bellfort, Christopher Boyes
    • Visual effects - Robert Legato, Mark Lasoff, Thomas L. Fisher, Michael Kanfer
    The 3 Oscar Nominations which did not produce wins 
    • Kate Winslet - Performance by an actress in a leading role 
    • Gloria Stuart - Performance by an actress in a supporting role 
    • Makeup - Tina Earnshaw, Greg Cannom, Simon Thompson
    Most Oscar Wins
    • 11 Titanic 1997
    • 11 Ben-Hur 1959
    • 10 West Side Story 1961
    • 09 Gigi 1958
    • 09 The English Patient 1996
    • 09 The Last Emperor 1987
    Most Oscar Nominations
    • 14 Titanic 1997
    • 14 All About Eve 1950
    • 13 Forest Gump 1994
    • 13 From Here to Eternity 1953
    • 13 Gone With the Wind 1939
    DGA Award - The 50th Annual DGA Awards Dinner was held Saturday 7 March 1998 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, California. The Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 1997 went to James Cameron for Titanic. James Cameron was a first-time nominee for this award. 

    Golden Globe - Golden Globe Award Winners, Sunday evening 18 January 1998, out of 8 nominations: 

    • Best Film (drama): Titanic 
    • Best Director: James Cameron, Titanic 
    • Best Original Score: James Horner, Titanic 
    • Best Original Song: "My Heart Will Go On," Titanic 
    Consecutive Weeks Box Office Record !  - Titanic, during the weekend box office 3 - 5 April takes on water while the Lost in Space crew finds the number 1 spot. Titanic cruised for 15 consecutive weeks at number 1 before moving down to the number 2 spot. Still, very impressive. Movies with the largest number of consecutive weeks at number 1: 
    • 15 Titanic
    • 13 Tootsie
    • 13 Beverly Hills Cop
    • 12 Home Alone
    Album Sales - The original "Titanic" soundtrack  album has sold  more than 25 million units worldwide and is 10 times platinum in the United States. The film's soundtrack sequel, "Back to Titanic", moves up to No. 2 with 164,000 units. Status is for week ending 6 September 1998 on the Billboard 200 album chart.

    Related Items 
     
    "Back To Titanic
    James Horner 
    Audio CD (August 25, 1998)
    "Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture
    James Horner 
    Audio CD (November 18, 1997)

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