The name of a large ocean liner which hit an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage from England to New York in 1912, with the loss of hundreds of lives. Also, the name of several movies made about the incident.
Titanic is a Academy Award-winning 1997 romantic drama film written, directed and co-produced by James Cameron. It stars Kate Winslet and Leonardo Di Caprio as Rose DeWitt Bukater and Jack Dawson respectively, members of different social strata who fall in love aboard the ill-fated 1912 maiden voyage of RMS Titanic. The film co-stars Billy Zane as Rose's fiancÃ©, Caledon Hockley, Kathy Bates as Margaret "Molly" Brown, Frances Fisher as Rose's mother, Ruth, and Danny Nucci as Jack's best friend, Fabrizio De Rossi.