Titanic is an American blockbuster, romance and a tragic film that wowed many viewers and critics with its premier in 1997. This film is directed by James Cameron who is himself very much fascinated with ship wrecks. The movie successfully conveys the emotional message of the tragedy by involving the viewers with Jack and Rose, the lead characters, who fall in love aboard Titanic despite their social class differences.
With its release, Titanic became a major hit all around the world. Many pictures and posters were to be seen and this master piece of Cameron became the talk of the town. Some of the famous Titanic moments were captured in the following pictures and posters:
Titanic Before & After the Disaster:
The film begins with some real shots of RMS Titanic, now sunken below the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and takes the viewers to the luxuries of the infamous vessel. There are many pictures and posters depicting this wonderful transfusion, and also many showing the fame and glory of the legendary ship.
Jack & Rose at the Bow of Titanic:
In the movie, Jack brings Kate at the Bow of Titanic and wants her to feel the thrill and joy! The poster, and in fact the idea, gained very much popularity around the world. In a way, this picture of the movie became its identity.
Rose Discovers Jack’s Sketches:
Rose and Jack are walking on the deck of the ship when Rose discovers a sketch book in Jack’s hand and flips through the pages to appreciate his talent. Many shots of this scene are still circulating around the internet and are some of the famous pictures of Titanic, the movie.
Rose & The Heart of The Ocean:
Jack sketches Rose wearing The Heart of the Ocean, a beautiful rare diamond gifted to Rose by her fiancé. This sketch is also one of the most famed pictures of Titanic. In fact, the storyline of the movie revolves around the search for this unique artifact.
Jack & Rose at the Elite’s Party:
Jack takes Rose’s hand to greet and escort her to the elite’s party. The moment was captured beautifully with Rose’s stunning maroon dress glittering in the lights, and caught the imagination of many fans around the world.
Jack & Rose Dancing:
After the formal party, Jack takes Rose below the deck where the ‘real fun’ is. During this time, Jack and Rose dance together and cheer, drink and shout, and Rose experiences the most fun she has ever had. Many scenes of this moment were printed in posters and the ads of Titanic.
The Final Sinking Moment:
The “unsinkable ship” finally sinks! The pictures of Titanic making the final plunge into the depths of Atlantic were breathtaking. Some posters even depicted Titanic in half, the way it sank, first breaking from the middle and later sinking vertically in the ice-cold ocean waters.
For its excellent production and direction, among other things, Titanic received a record fourteen Academy Award nomination and eleven Oscar wins. It also received the prizes for Best Picture and Best Director, and was the first film to reach a billion dollar mark in the industry.