YMMV / A Night to Remember

  • Freudian Trio: From a historical perspective, the manner in which the crew members conduct themselves with the evacuation of Titanic, and ending up aboard the overturned Collapsable Lifeboat B:
    Id: Charles Joughlin - Baker who has limited authority and takes the most risks by helping out while drunk.
    Ego: Charles Lightoller - respected authority figure who sees to it that the protocol is met without problems.
    Superego: Harold Bride - Radio operator who is new to the crew and is willing to work as long as possible.
  • Hate Sink: By the end of the movie, you will be in the mood to keelhaul the idiots on the Californian for ignoring obvious evidence of a fellow ship in distress, starting with Captain Lord.
  • Moment of Awesome: Lightoller one-ups himself on numerous occasions, but the band at the end have to take the biscuit.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Sean Connery appears as a deck hand.
  • Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped
  • Tear Jerker: Dear GOD, the last half hour of the film will have anyone in floods of tears.
  • Vindicated by History: The film was a money loser with it premiered in 1958. However, now it is rivaled only by James Cameron's film as the best dramatization of the disaster.