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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: The trailer gives away that Pitt and co will succeed in raising the ship.

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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: The trailer gives away that Pitt and co will succeed in raising the ship. (Granted, it ''is'' kind of in the name.)


The film is most notable today because it was a major BoxOfficeBomb and CreatorKiller for Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment. The production itself was also [[TroubledProduction beset with problems]], including a change of director and numerous script re-writes.


* AdaptationDistillation: Many aspects of the novel are trimmed, changed or omitted, including the ending. Cussler was [[CreatorBacklash not impressed]] with the final result and it was years before he allowed [[Film/Sahara2005 another of his novels]] to be adapted.

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* AdaptationDistillation: Many aspects of the novel are trimmed, changed or omitted, including the ending. Cussler was [[CreatorBacklash [[DisownedAdaptation not impressed]] with the final result and it was years before he allowed [[Film/Sahara2005 another of his novels]] to be adapted.


* TrailersAlwaysSpoil

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* TrailersAlwaysSpoilTrailersAlwaysSpoil: The trailer gives away that Pitt and co will succeed in raising the ship.


* EiffelTowerEffect: The Titanic's arrival in [[BigAppleSauce New York]] is accompanied by the obligatory shots of the Art/StatueOfLiberty and the New York landscape.

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* EiffelTowerEffect: The Titanic's arrival in [[BigAppleSauce New York]] is accompanied by the obligatory shots of the Art/StatueOfLiberty and the New York landscape. Perhaps justified, since the Titanic is arriving into New York harbor, and so would naturally pass by all of the above.


Starring Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer and Creator/AlecGuinness, the plot centres around a plan to raise the [[UsefulNotes/RMSTitanic ill-fated liner]] from the bottom of the Atlantic in order to recover a rare mineral thought to be on board. It's most notable today because the production was [[TroubledProduction beset with problems]], including a change of director and numerous script re-writes.

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Starring Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer and Creator/AlecGuinness, the plot centres around a plan to raise the [[UsefulNotes/RMSTitanic ill-fated liner]] from the bottom of the Atlantic in order to recover a rare mineral thought to be on board. It's

The film is
most notable today because the it was a major BoxOfficeBomb and CreatorKiller for Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment. The production itself was also [[TroubledProduction beset with problems]], including a change of director and numerous script re-writes.


->'''Lew Grade:''' ''It would have been cheaper to lower the Atlantic.''

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->'''Lew Grade:''' ''It ->''"It would have been cheaper to lower the Atlantic.''
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-->-- '''Lew Grade'''


* EiffelTowerEffect: The Titanic's arrival in [[BigAppleSauce New York]] is accompanied by the obligatory shots of the UsefulNotes/StatueOfLiberty and the New York landscape.

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* EiffelTowerEffect: The Titanic's arrival in [[BigAppleSauce New York]] is accompanied by the obligatory shots of the UsefulNotes/StatueOfLiberty Art/StatueOfLiberty and the New York landscape.


* AdaptationDistillation: Many aspects of the novel are trimmed, changed or omitted, including the ending. Cussler was [[CreatorBacklash not impressed]] with the final result and it was years before he allowed another of his novels to be adapted.

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* AdaptationDistillation: Many aspects of the novel are trimmed, changed or omitted, including the ending. Cussler was [[CreatorBacklash not impressed]] with the final result and it was years before he allowed [[Film/Sahara2005 another of his novels novels]] to be adapted.


* DatedHistory: The Titanic wreck is shown in one piece, when it is now known that the ship broke apart before it sank. In defense of the film makers, they were working before the wreck's discovery in 1985. Up until then, the received wisdom was that the ship went down intact and every previous film adaptation reflected this.

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* DatedHistory: DatedHistory:
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The Titanic wreck is shown in one piece, when it is now known that the ship broke apart before it sank. In defense of the film makers, they were working before the wreck's discovery in 1985. Up until then, the received wisdom was that the ship went down intact and every previous film adaptation reflected this.this.
** Likewise the myth of the iceberg opening up a 300 feet gash along the ''Titanic's'' side is repeated. It is now known, thanks to the discovery of the wreck, that the damage caused by the collision amounted to buckled plates, popped rivets and a series of much smaller punctures.


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* HeelFaceTurn: At the end Sandecker turns his back on the Sicilian Project, because the recovery of the Byzanium will probably lead to someone using it to build a bomb. This in turn leads to Pitt and Seagram doing likewise and [[spoiler:leaving the Byzanium in the cemetery]].


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* JerkassHasAPoint: Prevlov claims the Byzanium is legally and morally the property of the Russians. He has a point, since it was stolen from Russian territory back in 1912.

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* HollywoodScience: When the ship is raised, they enter a watertight compartment, still watertight after 68 years underwater. ''Titanic'''s watertight compartments were not capped off at the top, so water would still have flooded in from above. Even if the hold was genuinely watertight, it would have imploded very quickly due to the enormous pressure at that depth.


Starring Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer and Creator/AlecGuinness, the plot centres around a plan to raise the [[UsefulNotes/RMSTitanic ill-fated liner]] from the bottom of the Atlantic in order to recover a rare mineral thought to be on board.

The production was [[TroubledProduction beset with problems]], including a change of director and numerous script re-writes.

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Starring Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer and Creator/AlecGuinness, the plot centres around a plan to raise the [[UsefulNotes/RMSTitanic ill-fated liner]] from the bottom of the Atlantic in order to recover a rare mineral thought to be on board.

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board. It's most notable today because the production was [[TroubledProduction beset with problems]], including a change of director and numerous script re-writes.


* DatedHistory: The Titanic wreck is shown in one piece, when it is now known that the ship broke apart before it sank. In defense of the film makers, they were working before the wreck's discovery in 1985. Up until then, the received wisdom was that the ship went down intact and every previous film adaptation reflected this.



* HistoryMarchesOn: The Titanic wreck is shown in one piece, when it is now known that the ship [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe broke apart]] before it sank. In defense of the film makers, they were working before the wreck's discovery in 1985. Up until then, the received wisdom was that the ship went down intact and every previous film adaptation reflected this.



* ShipshapeShipwreck : The film makers can be forgiven for [[HistoryMarchesOn getting it wrong about the Titanic splitting into two before it sank]]. However, the ship re-emerges at the surface after a dramatic sinking, a two mile plunge to the bottom of the Atlantic and 68 years underwater almost completely intact, to the extent that masts, funnels and ropes are still in position. Even Titanic's famous glass dome survived.

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* ShipshapeShipwreck : The film makers can be forgiven for [[HistoryMarchesOn [[DatedHistory getting it wrong about the Titanic splitting into two before it sank]]. However, the ship re-emerges at the surface after a dramatic sinking, a two mile plunge to the bottom of the Atlantic and 68 years underwater almost completely intact, to the extent that masts, funnels and ropes are still in position. Even Titanic's famous glass dome survived.


* EiffelTowerEffect: The Titanic's arrival in [[BigAppleSauce New York]] is accompanied by the obligatory shots of the StatueOfLiberty and the New York landscape.

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* EiffelTowerEffect: The Titanic's arrival in [[BigAppleSauce New York]] is accompanied by the obligatory shots of the StatueOfLiberty UsefulNotes/StatueOfLiberty and the New York landscape.


* NUMASeries: One of two in this series to be adapted into a film.

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