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Many loved the 1997 classic movie, Titanic. It was a tragic love story set on the ill-fated ship, the RMS Titanic. The movie starred Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson and Kate Winslet as Rose DeWitt Bukater.
How Old Was Rose in Titanic?
Rose was 17 years old in the movie. She was born on April 5th, 1900. That would make her 23 years old in real life when the Titanic sunk on April 15th, 1912.
An Overview of Titanic 1997
During the film, Rose tells Jack that she was engaged to Caledon Hockley, a wealthy man from Philadelphia whom she did not love. Her mother had arranged the marriage and Rose felt trapped.
When Jack saw her wearing an expensive necklace called the Heart of the Ocean, he teased her about it. She later threw the necklace into the ocean after Jack died.
When Rose was on the Titanic, she met a man named Jack Dawson. They fell in love and were together when the ship hit an iceberg and began to sink. Jack saved Rose by letting her float on a door in the water while he froze to death.
Rose survived and told the story of what happened on the Titanic to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Baronet Raymond Massey, and Gloria Stuart.
The film ends with an old Rose swimming towards a door in the water, which fades to the present day showing the wreck of the Titanic being explored by a robotic submarine.
How Old Was Jack in Titanic?
Jack was 19 years old in the movie. He was born on April 10th, 1892. That would make him 20 years old in real life when the Titanic sunk.
What Happened to Rose and Jack After Titanic?
Rose survived the sinking of the Titanic and moved back to America. She married Cal Hockley’s nephew, George, and had a son with him.
George died in an accident while working on an oil rig and Rose never remarried. She became a successful businesswoman and lived to be 101 years old.
Jack Dawson died when the Titanic sank. His body was never found and he is presumed to have drowned.
Titanic: Was It a Real Story?
The Titanic was a real ship that sank on April 15th, 1912 after hitting an iceberg. The story of Jack and Rose is fiction, but there were many real people on the Titanic who died when it sank.
The movie was based on a book called “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” by Frances Marion. The book was about a woman named Margaret Brown who survived the sinking of the Titanic.
Some people believe that the character of Jack Dawson was based on a real person named J. Dawson who died in the sinking. However, there is no evidence to support this claim.
The film Titanic was nominated for 14 Academy Awards and won 11, including Best Picture and Best Director. It was the highest-grossing film of all time until it was surpassed by Avatar in 2010.
Titanic is a classic movie that will be remembered for years to come. The story of Jack and Rose captured the hearts of people around the world and the film remains popular today.