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[[caption-width-right:350:[-[[LittleKnownFacts Because it's common knowledge that the Titanic was just a "legend".]] [[ArtisticLicenseHistory And that there was a rapping dog on board.]]-] ]]

->''"[[AWildRapperAppears You know there's something you should know,]] [[GratuitousRap so I'm gonna tell you so!]] [[HakunaMatata Don't sweat it!]] [[BrainBleach Forget it!]] [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment Enjoy the show!]]"''
-->-- '''Fritz''', opening [[ThatRemindsMeOfASong the "Party Time" number]]

''Titanic: The Legend Goes On'' -- also known as ''Titanic: The Animated Movie'' or ''Titanic: The Animated Musical'' -- is an animated film written and directed by Italian director Camillo Teti. The film follows the adventures of a Disney/{{Cinderella}} CaptainErsatz named Angelica, who boards the ''Titanic'' with her wicked stepmother and her stepsisters. In a role-reversal of the romance from the better-known Creator/JamesCameron [[Film/{{Titanic}} film]], the poor girl falls in love with a rich young man ([[ContrivedCoincidence whose nanny happens to be]] Angelica's long-lost real mother).

Accompanying them on the voyage are a [[WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail family of immigrant mice]], a [[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians Cruella de Vil]] lookalike and her Cockney henchmen, a detective who dresses like Franchise/SherlockHolmes, a trio of Mexican mice, and a rapping dog. [[RandomEventsPlot You will not be able to follow what they're doing or why they're doing it]]. Then again, you probably wouldn't ''want'' to.

The ship eventually hits an iceberg and sinks, [[ForegoneConclusion of course]] -- but in this LighterAndSofter fairy tale treatment of the ''Titanic'' story, in an apparent attempt to create a child-friendly version depiction of a real-life disaster, nearly all of the characters we're introduced to in this film survive the disaster and live HappilyEverAfter.

Cameron's ''Titanic'' was based on [[UsefulNotes/RMSTitanic an actual tragic event where well over 1,500 people died.]] Some reviewers wonder if Camillo Teti knew this, or whether he thought the ''Titanic'' legend [[AluminumChristmasTrees was just that]] and decided to do a LighterAndSofter animated imitation of the Cameron film with a whole bunch of [[TalkingAnimal talking cartoon animals]] for (alleged) comic relief. Cameron is often criticized for his massaging of certain facts to fit his story (the descendents of one crew member were particularly upset at his portrayal), yet he at least took the whole event seriously.

Since it's hard to find copies of this film, many people don't even believe this film exists. The people who ''have'' seen it don't want to believe it exists. As of 2012, it was rated as literally the worst movie of all time by users at the Internet Movie Database (it has since fallen to #61). When watched with other people, it becomes SoBadItsGood and is a perfect subject for riffing -- a good ''party'' movie, if you will.

There are two versions of the film: the original cut, and a lesser-known cut which features completely different songs, two times the repeated dialogue, three times the StockSoundEffects, three times the MIDI background music, and (shockingly) a much more coherent plot than the original cut. The latter version was bundled free with some cheap [=DVD=] player bundles in the early days of DVD technology. [[http://mutantreviewers.wordpress.com/2010/04/05/courtney-does-titanic-the-legend-goes-on-2/ Mutant Reviewers from Hell]] has more information about the two versions.

By the way, here's the plot description from the back of the video box:
->''Set aboard the famous ship ''Titanic'', where you will meet many lovable characters as they embark on a fun-filled adventure across the sea! Meet [[MarySue Angelica]] a young, beautiful girl who dreams of meeting her prince charming [sic]. [[GaryStu Sir William Greenfield]] a rich and handsome yet shy and modest Scottish nobleman. Corynthia [[MeaningfulName Meanstreak]] an able swindler who is aided by her two clumsy nephews [[GoldfishPoopGang Kirk and Dirk]]. And of course we can't forget all the lovable Animals [sic] who populate the ''Titanic'' and will tell their own stories. Maxie the mouse, Geoffrey the cat, Danny the Dalmatian, Hector the Magpie and more!! Together these characters conjure up [[SoBadItsGood delightful]] entertainment for kids of all ages!\\
As it happened in the real story, the ''Titanic'' will hit the iceberg [[BlatantLies but only to determine the beginning of a new life full of hope for everybody]]!! Filled with [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment hilarious antics]], [[SoBadItsGood fun music]] and [[CaptainErsatz enchanting characters]] this movie is sure to be a hit with the entire family !''

Compare ''WesternAnimation/TheMagicVoyage'', another disastrous animated film VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory.

Not to be confused with the '''other''' ''Titanic'' musical, which has a well-written score and is about the actual people who were on the ship.

Nor should it be confused with another Italian film called ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfTheTitanic'', which is ''an entirely different'' animated ripoff of ''Titanic'' that features more talking mice, [[GreenAesop a "save the whales" plot]], and [[FlatWhat a giant octopus which saves the ship]].
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!!''Titanic: The Legend Goes On'' proves examples of the following tropes:

* AllThereInTheManual: The names of a lot of the characters are only given on the back of the DVD.
** AdvertisedExtra: Even then, most of the characters listed are minor animals who only appear in the background of a few shots.
* AluminiumChristmasTrees: May have been one for the producers of this film. The ''Titanic'' was real, guys!
* AnachronismStew: The rapping dog.
* ArtisticLicenseHistory: [[UpToEleven YOU THINK?!]]
* AwardBaitSong: Like the movie it's ripping off, it attempts to have a soulful love ballad, even played over the requisite ballroom scene.
* BrokenRecord: In uncut version, some lines indeed sound like a broken record. Some sentences seem to somehow start mid-word and out of nowhere.
** "You can't go through this way. Don't force me to resort to violence! You can't go through this way. Don't force me to resort to violence! Don't force me to resort to violence. Can't go through this way."
-->'''Molly:''' I'm always a perfect lady with nothing to be ashamed of, so leave me alone.\\
(''several lines later'')\\
'''Molly:''' Oh thank you! Always a perfect lady with nothing to be ashamed of!
** [[CaptainObvious "WE'RE ON A SHIP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE OCEAN!"]]
** [[StayInTheKitchen "Out of the picture]], [[MadLibsDialogue She's/you're]] [[StayInTheKitchen about to present me with some heirs."]]
* CaptainErsatz: Most of the cast are imitations of characters from well-known animated films.
** Angelica, her stepmother, and her stepsisters are obvious Cinderella knockoffs and Angelica herself has been compared to Don Bluth's WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}.
** The mouse family is clearly derivative of ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail''.
** The two dalmatians look a lot like Pongo and Perdita from Disney's ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'', and of course there's a Cruella de Vil lookalike with henchmen who resemble Jasper and Horace.
** The Mexican mice look like refugees from a Speedy Gonzalez cartoon.
** A magpie is quite obviously based on Jeremy from ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH''.
** And there's a bumbling detective who looks like ''Franchise/SherlockHolmes''.
** There's even a ripoff of [[Disney/BeautyandtheBeast Disney's version Gaston]] called... [[NamesTheSame Gaston]].
** Somewhat less obvious:
*** The Lady knock-off from ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp'' (except that the "Lady" is actually ''male'' with a Sam Elliot-like voice).
*** Granny from ''Sylvester and Tweety'' (called "Victoria").
*** The orange cat Geoffrey who looks quite a bit like Azrael of ''Franchise/TheSmurfs''.
*** Fritz the rapping terrier (who looks very much like Jock, the terrier in ''Lady and the Tramp'').
*** The geese from ''Disney/TheAristocats''.
*** A bit more obscure; William looks quite a bit like Prince Charming of ''Cinderella'' (and his picture on the DVD looks eerily like Leonardo Dicaprio's character in the James Cameron ''Titanic'').
*** Winnie the gold digger's overall appearance seems to have been copied off Molly Brown as she appears in James Cameron's ''Titanic''.
*** And to top it all off, they couldn't resist admitting in script that the chihuahua accompanying the cat was based off of Batty from ''WesternAnimation/FernGullyTheLastRainforest''. ("Stupid dog! What am I saying? You look more like a bat!")
* CaptainObvious: In the uncut version, when the ship is sinking: "We're on a ship in the middle of the ocean." More of laziness from the film makers. That same line was used earlier, when the Nanny points out to William that the girl he is looking for can't just disappear as "We're on a ship in the middle of the ocean!" Could be an attempt at an IronicEcho, if it weren't such a terrible line.
* CatsAreMean: Jeffrey
* CatchPhrase: "Sam to my friends, a threat to my enemies."
* CirclingBirdies: When Meanstreak's dog gets hit by a meat and flew against the wall, he gets some meat spinning on top of its head.
* ConspicuousCG: The long-distance shots of the ship during the voyage.
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: Repeated dialogue in uncut version.
** Also this gem from the uncut version: "Dressed in mourning, Gertrude Pickering is all broken up, though her tears are not tears of joy." [[SarcasmMode 'Ya think?]]
* DerangedAnimation
** The rapping dog scene. Everybody gains a weird plastic wrap texture, and become almost gelatinous.
* TheDoorSlamsYou: Happens during the medallion retrieval scene.
* EekAMouse: Played straight.
* EverybodyLives: Despite being a movie about an event where over 1500 people died... the only character who is actually stated to have not made it off the boat is the singer (with the big tits) and all because [[TooDumbToLive she was too busy singing]]. Everyone else though? Oh they all live [[HappyEnding happily ever after]], with no life-altering psychological damage at all.
** It's also implied that the gold digger Winnie and Jeremy [=McFlannel=] die as well. They are last seen on the boat, willing to stay with each other to the end, and aren't mentioned in the epilogue.
** Funnily enough, the part about the singer dying on ''Titanic'' due to being busy singing may in fact be some sort of reference to how the orchestra decided to stay behind on the ship and play one last tune of "Nearer My God To Thee". No word on whether attractive singers were part of the group, though.
* FanDisservice: The stepsisters in their underpants.
* FanserviceExtra: The woman who sings "Holding Me".
* FourLinesAllWaiting: We've got the thieves, the love story, the detective, the mice, the bankrupt banker and the search for the mother. Oh, and the boat thing. Dubiously justified in that the movie makers seemed to want to concentrate more on the lives of the passengers, taking it for granted that the viewers would already know about the iceberg thing.
* FryingPanOfDoom: Ship's chef attempts to use one, but fails.
* FunnyAnimal: The mice.
* {{GASP}}: Angelica on a boat.
* GorgeousPeriodDress: Probably the one part of the movie that comes close to accurate, aside from the setting. All the [[NiceHat fancy hats]], [[PimpedOutDress expensive dresses]], and [[PrettyInMink fur wraps]], were at least mostly done right. Except for the singer's gown, a strapless, backless number that looks more suitable for a modern cruise ship than anything from a century ago. Oh, and don't forget about the rapping dog, in a jersey and baseball cap.
* GratuitousRap: The rapping dog.
* HappilyEverAfter: If there was ever a film where a HappilyEverAfter ending could be considered a problem, it's this.
* HeroesWantRedheads: And how. After roughly five seconds upon first meeting as well. It takes roughly 15-20 before he starts '''smoothing her hand'''.
* HeroicDolphin: The dolphins who help save people from the sinking ship.
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: The first officer is portrayed as a snide JerkAss who, among other things, shoves another crew member out of the way to get a spot on the lifeboats. The real [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_McMaster_Murdoch first officer]] went down with the ship after helping evacuate about ''three quarters'' of the survivors, and is generally regarded as a hero.
** The first officer is vaguely a JerkWithAHeartOfGold (or at least the movie makers seemed to intend for that) in an earlier scene, when Molly thinks that Angelica stole her locket (in reality, Gaston found it and gave it to Molly, without knowing who the real owner was) and the officer implies to her that the necklace was Angelica's to begin with. After that though...
** Generally regarded as a hero, unless [[{{Titanic}} you're James Cameron.]]
* IWasQuiteALooker: Victoria claims to be this, explaining why she'd have a party dress in Angelica's size. We never actually see evidence of this, though. And of course this brings up some major FridgeLogic: why would Victoria, who looks to be quite elderly, have a dress from her youth (presumably the 1880s) that's very much in keeping with 1912 styles?
* KickTheDog: One of the wicked stepsisters intentionally drops a cup and the stepmother orders the young heroine to clean it up, calling her "clumsy" in the process.
* LargeHam: The voice actress who does the voice of Meanstreak when she goes "IT'S A FAAAAKE!"
* LighterAndSofter: There are times when LighterAndSofter actually works, and then there's this.
* LimitedAnimation: In fact, the animation has been compared to the horrible [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaCDIGames Legend Of Zelda CD-I games]].
* LipLock: The English dub is rather poor.
* LoveAtFirstSight: One of the most extreme examples.
* MaleGaze: Oh yes, that's a very pretty necklace you're wearing ma'am. Oh, nice tits too.
* MisplacedWildlife: Dolphins in the north Atlantic? Really? While certain species of dolphins, including the bottlenose, have a range that spans virtually the entire Atlantic, there are no reports of dolphins arriving after the sinking.
* NoFourthWall
** "Wait a minute, wait a minute, where are you going? The movie isn't over yet!"
** The rapping dog's "Don't sweat it! Forget it! Enjoy the show!"
* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: You wouldn't know William was Scottish unless you [[AllThereInTheManual read the back of the box]].
* NotSoInnocentWhistle: Hector does that when he first shows up.
* OffModel: Uncut version has more of it. For an example, Gaston going through a table at one point. Although in both versions, you can see a man in one background growing larger or Meanstreak receiving an extra hand with a wallet for a second.
* ParentalAbandonment: At the start of the film Angelica is in the care of her [[WickedStepmother stepmother]], the only explanation given about her biological parents is that they left her behind as a small child and then seemingly disappeared. Conveniently Angelica's mother just happens to be on the Titanic, the caretaker to the male love interest (who by the way has no parents to speak of either), and ends up the same lifeboat as her long lost daughter. When the pair reunite all that is revealed is Angelica's parents were forced to give her up for ungiven reasons and in the uncut version that her parents were allowed to return for Angelica at any time but when they did so the girl's caretaker (the stepmother) had taken off leaving only a bank account for money that they were likely sending to her behind.
* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: Sam Bradbury has to be the worst undercover detective ever to live. The fact that he managed to get an award for solving a crime he did bugger-all to solve at the end of the movie is baffling. There's even an instance where a woman's valuables have disappeared (or more likely stolen) and he pops up saying "Not to worry, I saw everything." Oh really? Then why the hell didn't you SAY WHAT HAPPENED?! There's also the fact that he clearly sees the two thieves reaching into the gold digger's purse at one point and seems to freak out for no good reason when they start to put their hand in the dog's mouth instead. Wouldn't that have been reason enough to catch them? On the other hand, this might also apply to the Captain, who was told he had a ring of notorious thieves on his boat ''and didn't do a thing to help catch them''. No warnings to the passengers, no extra security, no worrying, nothing.
* {{Plagiarism}}: Notice how some characters seem to have better animation than others? This is because the animators just ''traced over'' characters in other animated movies. That's also why the character designs vary wildly in style.
* RecycledInSpace: Creator/JamesCameron's ''{{Titanic}}'', [-AS A DISNEYESQUE CARTOON WITH THE MAIN CHARACTER'S GENDERS REVERSED! AND A RAPPING DOG!-]
* SeriesContinuityError: The movie can't agree whether Hortense and Bernice are Gertrude's daughters or nieces.
* SequelHook: At the end, the kid telling how everyone lived happily ever after said, "See you soon!" Thankfully, we didn't.
* SpaghettiKiss: Sort of. We see the Dalmatians sharing link sausage in the "Mucho Gusto" scene. We don't actually see them kiss, but it's pretty obvious it was meant to invoke this trope. There's a good chance that they didn't know how to animate dogs kissing, so they just gave up.
* SheCleansUpNicely: Or sort of nicely.
* StockFootage: The edited version is especially guilty for this. In fact, a large part of the footage in that version is shown at least twice. In one scene, there's water breaking through the hull shown 4 times straight!
** Most of the musical sequences use the same short shots of characters repeatedly.
** The North American edit's notoriously long closing credits recycles scenes from throughout the movie.
* ThatRemindsMeOfASong: The aforementioned rapping dog song "Party Time" and the Mexican mice's "Mucho Gusto."
* ThoseTwoGuys: The thieves were evidently meant to be this.
* TotallyRadical: The rapping dog.
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Anthropomorphic animals, to passengers.
* UptownGirl: Gender-flipped. Angelica, being a poor girl, felt herself unfit to be in a relationship with wealthy William. She even told him she didn't belong into his world and couldn't compete with the young ladies that surrounded him.
* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: And we do mean ''very''.
* ViewersAreGoldfish: Yes, thank you movie; we already know what happened less than three minutes ago.
* VocalDissonance: You'd expect the [[Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs Dopey-esque]] bellhop to have a silly-sounding voice, but no. He speaks with a perfectly normal-sounding one instead.
* WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: The littlest mouse. Supposedly meant to be Swedish.
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: {{Lampshaded}} by the youngest of the mouse family at the very end of the film.
* WickedStepmother: Gertrude. Although she's technically Angelica's adopted mother, she plays the role of a stepmother.
* WorldOfBuxom: ...for some reason, yes. The film [[MaleGaze pays a lot of attention to Angelica and Molly's chests]], and Gertrude, Hortense, and Bernice are also very well-endowed, though that may be FanDisservice.
* AWildRapperAppears: The infamous Rapping Dog, rapping about party time.
* YouAreWorthHell: In the full uncut version, there's a scene as the ship is sinking where the old man and the fat lady reveal that they were both lying to one another; they each have nothing of value. The woman then embraces the man saying how at least she has him. It's the closest thing to an actual emotional scene in the movie. [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse And we never see them again.]]
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