Titanic is a 1997 American movie where it tells the story of the world largest ship afloat at the time it entered service. Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) a 17-year-old-girl was forced into an engagement to Cal Hockley (Billy Zane) a wealthy businessman but Rose was not happy with the arrangement and wanted to committed suicide until she was saved by Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) who is a penniless artist but he had all the freedom in his life that Rose always wanted as they fall in love aboard the ship until its ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
- James Cameron
- Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson
- Kate Winslet as Rose DeWitt Bukater
- Billy Zane as Caledon “Cal” Hockley
- Frances Fisher as Ruth Dewitt Bukater
- Kathy Bates as Molly Brown
- Gloria Stuart as Old Rose
- Bill Paxton as Brock Lovett
- Bernard Hill as Captain Edward James Smith
- Ewan Stewart as First Officer William Murdoch
- David Warner as Spicer Lovejoy
- Victor Garber as Thomas Andrews
- Jonathan Hyde as Bruce Ismay
- Jason Barry as Tommy Ryan
- 194 mins
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In 1996, Brock Lovett (Bill Paxton) together with his crew searching the wreck of famous RMS Titanic which had been sink due to a hit on a iceberg on April 15, 1912 and they searching a necklace with a very rare diamond known as the Heart of the Ocean by using a submersible robot and they arrive at a room and saw a old safe were possible the diamond was stored. They come back at the surface and the crew were already celebrating but unfortunately there is no diamond on the safe only a paper and sketchbook, the crew analyzing the papers and found out a nude portrait of a woman lying on a couch which wear only a necklace and Lovett realizes that the necklace she wearing is actually their looking for the Heart of the Ocean. Lovett broadcast the picture and telling the world that the diamond still in the ship and on the other places a old woman named Rose Calvert (Gloria Stuart) saw the broadcast and made a phone call to Lovett which he busy deploying his submersible robot and his crew told him that you want to answer the call. Lovett speaks to the elderly Rose and the first thing Rose has to say is “I just wondering if you had found the Heart of the Ocean yet. Mr. Lovett?” which made him interested and invited Elderly Rose to his expedition.
Elderly Rose together with his granddaughter Lizzy Calvert (Suzy Amis) visits Lovett ship. Elderly Rose bring a lots of pictures with her displaying beside her bed and Lovett told her “if there is anything else you wanted?” and Elderly Rose wanted to see the drawing. She was send to a room where the things recover from the wreck and saw her old silver mirror and Lovett had track down the insurance records and said that the man named Caledon Hockley bought the diamond as a gift to her fiancée which is her and he believes that diamond went down with the ship and told her if she ready to go back to the Titanic. Elderly Rose begins telling her experience inside the Titanic.
On April 10, 1912 at the docked of Southampton, England a 17-year-old-first-class passenger Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) together with her fiancé Caledon “Cal” Hockley (Billy Zane) and her mother Ruth DeWitt Bukater (Frances Fisher) board the Titanic which Rose doesn’t seem to be impress that everyone called it the “Ship of Dreams” but she desperately didn’t want to board the ship and go to America. Meanwhile in a nearby bar Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) with his friend Fabrizio de Rozzi (Danny Nucci) is playing a poker and the stakes are two third class tickets on Titanic were Jack won the bet and the two of them going to change their life in America.
Later that evening, when the ships stops in Cherbourg, France, Margaret “Molly” Brown (Kathy Bates) boarded the ships which her wealth came from her husband finding gold and Ruth calls her “new money”. Next day in the coast of Ireland Captain Edward James Smith (Bernard Hill) tells First Officer William Murdoch (Ewan Stewart) to stretch the ships in full speed. Rose together with her mother, Cal and Molly having lunch with Thomas Andrews (Victor Garber) the architect of the ships and Bruce Ismay (Jonathan Hyde) the owner of the Titanic they discuss how the Titanic build and how it was named but Rose seems bored and frustrated and leave the table. At the stern deck, Jack is sitting next to Fabrizio where they meet an Irishman Tommy Ryan (Jason Barry) and they talk about the ship and Jack was distracted with the beauty of Rose when stepped out from their lunch and looking out at the water but Cal comforted her and returned inside.
After dinner, Rose was feeling depressed with the people around her with mindless chatters and wanted to jump in the ocean but Jack was there and persuades her not to jump. Rose tells Cal she was looking over the edge and Jack saved her from falling which Cal offers Jack a small amount of money but Rose mocks at Cal only a small amount of money with woman that you loved instead Cal invites Jack to join them for dinner and tell the heroic things that Jack have done and Jack accepted. Rose went back at her room and Cal gave her a present a rare diamond known as “The Heart of the Ocean” and Cal has her try it on and Rose was overwhelmed.
Next day Jack and Rose walking together on the boat deck and Rose thanks him for saving her and show him a huge engagement ring which seems Rose was not happy, she feels that she was lost and nobody even notices it. Rose saw the sketchpad of Jack with a drawing of many kinds of people and feels envy of him that he had all the freedom he wanted. Meanwhile inside the ship Ismay is talking to Captain Smith to lit up the last four boilers but the Captain disagree and telling him that schedule are on time. Ismay still not satisfied and wanted to make headlines; Smith doesn’t want to push the engines but reluctantly complies with Ismay’s demands.
As promise Jack attends the dinner with Cal where he meets a lot of rich people but Jack was able to keep up with them instead they acknowledge him, towards the end of dinner Jack secretly give Rose a piece of paper to invite her in third class party where they had a good time. Cal and Ruth both disapprove Rose seeing Jack but slowly Rose realizes that she prefers him instead of Cal and asks Jack to draw her only wearing the diamond necklace Heart of the Ocean as a farewell gift to Cal. At nightfall, one of the crew comes besides Captain Smith and the weather is calm and might have iceberg lurking, however Smith somewhat feels guilty as he know it possible have an iceberg still the ship is going at full speed.
Later Jack and Rose at the deck witness a collision with an iceberg, they heard the hit was really bad and plan to tell her mother and Cal about it while they return to the room Jack was frame up by Lovejoy (David Warner) bodyguard of Cal by putting secretly the diamond in Jack’s coat and he then brings to the master-arms office where he handcuffed to a pole. Cal puts the necklace in his own pocket together with Rose and her mother to board a lifeboat but Rose evades them and rescue Jack from the sinking ship then they both reach the top deck and saw Cal and Cal put a coat on Rose which the diamond necklace at and encourage Rose to board the lifeboat and he will arrange Jack to safety and Rose was persuaded until the lifeboat slowly bring down to the sea Rose quickly get off and realizes that she cannot leave Jack and reunite with him, Cal was not satisfied and pull a pistol trying to killed them but failed and he realizes that the necklace is in Rose coat and carry a child boarded a lifeboat.
Once again Jack and Rose returned at the deck which all the lifeboats have now departed and the ships is already rises 90 degrees into the air which people are falling to death. The ship rapidly sinks to the bottom and it breaks into half. As it sink both of them survive the turbulence and while at the ocean with below zero degree there is a wooden panel which can only support one person and Rose stays on the panel while Jack floating in the cold water. As times goes by Rose is feeling hopeless and Jack encourage her that he will die and old woman, warm in bed. A lifeboat arrives to check whether there is survivor but it’s too late for Jack and he died in Hypothermia, Rose was saved.
Rose and other survivors are taken by the RMS Carpathia and heading to New York where he hides from Cal and name herself as Rose Dawson also she found out that the diamond necklace is in her pocket. She learns that Cal commit suicide after losing everything in the Wall Street Crash of 1929.
The film ends when elderly Rose goes along on a stern and takes out the Heart of the Ocean in her possession all along and drops it into the ocean. When she is seemingly asleep in her bed with the photo’s as she live a life of freedom thanks to Jack and a young Rose seeing united with Jack as the films end.