Best Movies about the Titanic in the History

Movies about titanic are a group of movies based on the real incident of the sinking of the Titanic, which happened on the 15th of April, 1912 in the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean. It was the first voyage for the new ship which was called “the unsinkable” by its creators, and it was going from Southampton to New York City.

There was about 2224 passengers onboard the Titanic when the ship hit an iceberg and started sinking at 23:40 according to the ship’s time.

1500 persons killed that night, making it one of the biggest marine disasters in the world.

All movies about the Titanic

  • In Night and Ice 1912
  • Saved from the Titanic 1912
  • Atlantic 1929
  • Titanic 1943
  • Titanic 1953
  • A Night to Remember 1958
  • S.O.S. Titanic 1979
  • Raise the Titanic 1980
  • Titanic 1984
  • Secrets of the Titanic 1986
  • Titanic: The Complete Story 1994
  • Titanica 1992
  • Titanic 1996
  • Titanic 1997
  • Titanic: Anatomy of a Disaster 1997
  • The Legend of the Titanic 1999
  • Britannic 2000
  • Titanic: The Legend Goes On… 2000
  • Ghosts of the Abyss 2003
  • In Search of the Titanic 2004
  • Titanic 2012
  • Saving the Titanic 2012
  • Titanic: Blood and Steel 2012
  • Titanic: The Aftermath 2012
  • Titanic’s Final Mystery 2012
  • Beyond Titanic 1998
  • Why They Sank the Titanic 2012

Best movies about the Titanic

We choose the best of them and talked about in details.

Titanic – 1997

One of the most famous movies about the titanic written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Billy Zane, the film is a winner of many prizes including 11 Oscars.

Film plot

The film is about the love story between Jack and Rose who met each other on the Titanic despite their different backgrounds, and how they cooperate together to survive, but eventually Jack sacrifices himself to keep her safe and alive.

Film run time: 3:14 hours.

Film Type: Drama, Romance.

Titanic – 1997 Trailer

A Night to Remember – 1958

A true story film about Titanic created by Walter Lord, Directed by Roy Ward Baker and starring Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres and Honor Blackman.

Film plot

The film is about the Titanic incident from the perspective of Charles Herbert, the ship deck officer who was a British marine officer in World War I and an owner of lifeboats that helped him survive the ship sinking.

The film collects all reported facts about the sinking of Titanic and shows us how the lacking of lifeboats was the main reason for the high number of casualties.

Film run time: 2:03 hours.

Film Type: Drama, History.

A Night to Remember – 1958 Trailer

Titanic: The Aftermath – 2012

One of the best movies about Titanic, this documentary was created and directed by Marion Milne, starring Jeremy Akerman, Rhys Bevan-John, Jennifer Bradley and Marty Burt.

Film plot

This film tries to explore what happened onboard the Titanic, the so-called unsinkable ship, and what led to its tragic fate of becoming the most famous marine disaster of all time.

Film run time: 1:30 hours

Film Type: Drama, documentary and History.

Titanic: The Aftermath – 2012 Trailer

Titanic – 1953

Another true story movie about Titanic with some fiction thrown in the mix, created by Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, and Richard L. Breen, directed by Jean Negulesco, and starring Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck. Robert Wagner and Audrey Dalton.

Film Plot

The film is about an unhappy couple moving with their two kids from England to the United States of America.

While they are onboard the Titanic, the daughter falls in love with a young man who is an American student and tennis player, but soon everything changes when the ship starts sinking, and at this moment all the problems of the family had become very small and shallow.

Film run time: 1:38 hours

Film Type: Drama, History and romance

Titanic – 1953 trailer

Titanic – 1984

This is one of the best movies about Titanic created by Wolfgang Mühlbauer, directed by Lutz Büscher, and starring Hans Korte, Volkert Kraeft, Arthur Brauss, and Sigmar Solbach.

Film plot

This Tv movie is a retelling of the famous Titanic story about the ship supposed to be safe and unsinkable, which sank on its first voyage after hitting an iceberg.

Film run time: 1:43 hours

Film Type: Drama.

Raise the Titanic – 1980

Another one of the best movies about Titanic, The film is created by Adam Kennedy, Eric Hughes, and Clive Cussler, directed by Jerry Jameson, and starring Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby and Anne Archer.

Film plot

This film is about an American group of people who want to raise the sunken Titanic from the depth of the Atlantic Ocean, but they face another group of Russians who want to get to it first.

This race happens because they think there is a very rare mineral present onboard the ship which has some interesting military applications. They suspect that this mineral can help them knock down any kind of missile from the ground.

Film run time: 1:55 hours

Film Type: Drama, Action, and thriller.

Raise the Titanic – 1980 trailer

Saving the Titanic – 2012

Movies like Titanic always talk about the sinking of the ship, but in this movie the writer sheds some light on the engineers who tried to keep the power on the ship working until people move to rescue boats.

The movie was created by Colin Herber-Percy and Lyall B. Watson, directed by Maurice Sweeney, starring Liam Cunningham, David Wilmot, Ciarán McMenamin and Owen McDonnell.

Film plot

While the ship was sinking, it was not only the musical band that kept working until the end, but also the ship engineers. They worked continuously to keep the electric power on, to keep the lights on, and to keep the lifeboat winches working to give a better chance for some people to survive.

Film run time: 1:44 min

Film Type: Drama, and history.

Saving the Titanic – 2012 trailer

Why They Sank the Titanic? – 2012

Movies about Titanic typically avoid conspiracy theories about the ship sinking, but this one is different. This film was created and directed by Tim Spring, and stars Peter Willis, Tony Caprari, Mike Thomson and Danny Keogh.

Film plot

This film poses the question of whether the Titanic is indeed the ship that sank on the 12th of April 1912, or another ship called “the Olympic”. The writer believes it was an insurance fraud and that it was not actually the Titanic that sank.

Film run time: 52 min

Film Type: documentary and history.

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Titanic’s Final Mystery – 2012

Another documentary and one of the best movies about Titanic. The film delves deep into the real reason for the Titanic sinking and the lack of rescue. The film is written by Nigel Levy, Tim Matlin and Jonathan Wickham, and directed by Nigel Levy, and stars Bernard Hill, Tim Maltin, Don Murphy and Scott Woodruff.

Film Plot

Tim Matlin travels to different countries in Europe and the United States of America trying to figure out the true reasons behind the Titanic sinking, 100 years after the marine disaster.

Film run time: 1:33 min

Film Type: documentary, drama and history

Movies about the Titanic : Titanic’s Final Mystery – 2012

Save Our Souls: The Titanic Inquiry – 2012

Another one of the movies about Titanic created on the 100th anniversary of the disaster, and looking for any mysteries or unusual coincidences about the ship sinking. The film was created and directed by Michael McDowell, Starring Tom Chadbon, Stuart Graham and Terence Harvey.

Film Plot

The film exposes the controversy that another ship called “the Californian” was present near the Titanic’s sinking site, and that it received the distress signals but did not respond to them.

The British Board of Trade issues a formal inquiry and questions the captain of the Californian and his subordinates, but everyone tries to cover for themselves and keep the official story.

Film run time: 59 min

Film Type: drama and history

Save Our Souls: The Titanic Inquiry – 2012 trailer
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