7 comments

  • By David_C_Jones
    March 21, 2012
    02:05 PM

    Three reasons: 1. Historical importance 2. True displays of humanity 3. THEE most accurate film done on the subject
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  • By Sidney
    March 21, 2012
    07:07 PM

    1) Way better than Cameron's version. 2) It's brutally immaculate attention to detail. 3) One of the films that gets better/important with age.
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  • By Elie Politi
    April 18, 2012
    10:45 PM

    I prefer the Fox 1953 version with Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwick and Robert Wagner among others.
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  • By Gary
    April 21, 2012
    12:03 AM

    Cameron's was big on spectacle and Fox's had the big stars, but for sheer excellence, I keep returning to this wonderful film - first on Laserdisc and now on DVD. Also of interest, check out the hilariouosly inept and propagandist German 1943 TITANIC, personally overseen by Joseph Goebbels himself.
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  • By Moviefan777
    December 26, 2012
    11:05 PM

    1. The Best Titanic Movie, Even Better Than James Cameron's One. 2. Historical Accurate (almost) 3. True Displays Of Humanity In The Face Of Tragedy 4. It's Titanic!
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  • By Theophanes
    March 29, 2013
    06:47 PM

    With that last shot of the furniture floating in the ocean, it occurred to me that Bunuel could've made an amazing Titanic movie. (If somebody had given him the money to.) Just imagine all the bourgeois couples too engrossed in eating dinner to notice the ship was sinking. Beautiful.
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  • By Vince C.
    July 28, 2014
    01:01 PM

    I agree with #3 -- best one ever. The American version from Fox was far inferior, and James Cameron's was, well, not even in the latter's league.
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