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James Cameron


Leonard DiCaprio
Kate Winslet
James Cameron


1997 Paramount Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: Titanic.

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Titanic sails again as the film re-releases to home video in 3D. Concentrating more on fiction than fact, Director James Cameron's Titanic depicts the catastrophic voyage of the unsinkable ship through the eyes of young lovers Jack and Rose (Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet).

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Why Is Titanic Rated PG-13?

Titanic is rated PG-13 for disaster related peril and violence, nudity, sensuality and brief language.

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Pushing the limits of the PG-13 rating, Titanic includes multiple views of a woman’s naked breasts (as she poses for an artist), a sexual encounter between an unmarried teen couple (some activity shown), a sexual expletive along with other mild and moderate profanities, and glamorization of gambling, drinking and smoking. As well, suicide is contemplated and violent threats against life are made. The peril and trauma of the passengers on board the fated ship may also be disturbing to some viewers.


- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence.v

- Frequent portrayals of violent death and corpses (some involving children).

-A character contemplates suicide.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual relations.


- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context, and one crude hand gesture.

- Frequent use of scatological slang and cursing.

- Infrequent use of profanity and mild sexual slang.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use.


- Depictions of gambling.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

AB PG Coarse Language, Disturbing Content, Not Recommended For Young Children. (Reclassified 2012)
MB PG Formerly rated PA for Frightening Scenes.
ON PG Frightening scenes. Not Recommended for Young Children.
QC G not Recommended for young Children.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Titanic...

Home Video Notes: Titanic

Release Date: 10 September 2012

After a successful re-launch of the Titanic on theatrical screens in April of 2012, this movie is being released to the home video market in Blu-ray (Blu-ray/DVD/UV Digital Copy) and 3D (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/UV Digital Copy). Both editions offer the following bonus extras:

- In-depth exploration of the film with James Cameron

- Documentary footage produced by National Geographic with James Cameron that brings the world’s leading RMS Titanic experts together to discuss why and how the ship sank

- Three audio commentaries

- Sixty behind-the-scenes featurettes

- Featurette on the visual effects

- Thirty deleted scenes

- Over 2,000 archival photographs

DVD Notes: Titanic

Release Date: 25 October 2005

Paramount Home Entertainment enshrines this epic film in a three-disc Special Collector’s Edition. The over three hours movie will be spit onto two of those DVDs, along with commentaries by Director James Cameron and cast (Kate Winslet & Gloria Stuart) and crewmembers (Producer Jon Landau and Executive Producer Rae Sanchini). Historical background and a visual effects breakdown of the stunts are also provided.

The third disc offers on opportunity to watch 29 deleted scenes (46 minutes worth of them) and an alternate ending. Other bonuses include behind-the-scenes and making-of footage, more historical tidbits, and the Celine Dion music video of My Heart Will Go On.

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Mommy Bear says: Dec. 20, 2011

I think this movie is rated incorrectly, as I think a lot of movies are. No one, even adults, should have to see nudity in a movie and should be warned with an R rating. This is a perfect example of why we need sites like this and Mommy Bear Media.

LookingLinda62 says: Apr. 09, 2012

I have to agree with Mommy Bear, although comparitively, the R-rated movies of today are much more graphic, coarse, etc.  I think “Titanic” deservedly should have been rated “R” back when it was originally released.  I think there were too many “gratuitously seedy scenes and language” that could have easily been omitted without missing a beat in the [fictious, especially] part of the story.  Certainly the historical aspects did not require nudity or foul language.

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