Release Date: 8/31/1999 Original Release: 1997 Format: DVD Length: 194 minutes Rating:PG-13 (MPAA) Rating Reason: For disaster-related peril and violence, nudity, sensuality, and brief language UPC: 097361552248 Studio: Paramount Home Entertainment
Dramas, Action, Disaster, Classic, High Seas, Romance, Tear Jerker, True Story, Love Story, Love Triangle, Tragedy, Recommended, Blockbuster, Theatrical Release, Romances, Disasters, Essential Cinema
Titanic DVD Description
Featuring spectacular special effects set amidst the backdrop of one of the most tragic events of the 20th century, James Cameron's award-winning TITANIC stands as one of the greatest Hollywood spectaculars of all time. Beginning with an undersea expedition in the 1990s, in which scuba divers are searching the sunken ship for lost relics, a painting of young Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) is found. This triggers a flashback to the young woman's story as it happened on the doomed Titanic. Rose is a daughter of privilege on her way 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 also aboard. When the great ship strikes an iceberg and begins to sink, Rose and Jack have only each other as their world falls apart around them.
Director James Cameron spared no expense in bringing his simple yet powerful love story to life, building a 90% scale model of the ship, fussing over the tiniest details, and ultimately spending some $200 million dollars. A worldwide smash, TITANIC received fourteen Academy Award nominations and 11 wins, including Best Picture. Despite all the lavish sets and special effects, the film would be nothing without the emotional core provided by stars Winslet and DiCaprio, who give star making performances as the tragic young lovers.
Region 1 Keep Case Sensormatic Dual Layer Widescreen - 2.35:1 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround - English Dolby Digital Surround - English Dolby Digital Surround - French Trailer - Theatrical Motion Menus Interactive Features: Interactive Menus Scene Selection