James Cameron is not known for being easy-going and loosey-goosey. His Oscar-winning and box office record breaking Titanic is obviously the work of a mad genius. Cameron's attention to detail can be seen throughout the movie, as these details can attest!
The Film's Running Time Is The Exact Time It Took For The Ship To Sink
From Redditor u/bloughead09:
If you exclude all of the present-day scenes, leaving only those taking place in 1912, the film would run for 2 hours and 40 minutes – the exact time it took for the Titanic to sink. Needless to say, James Cameron is a perfectionist.King of the 'Titanic' details?
The Scene Where Jack Passes By Two Men Watching A Boy Play On The Deck Is A Recreation Of An Actual Photograph
From Redditor u/CaptainJZH:
Jack passes by two men watching a boy play on deck. This is actually a recreation of a real photograph...even including the coat he steals!King of the 'Titanic' details?
In The Final Scene, The Clock Is Set To 2:20, Which Is When The Titanic Began To Sink
From Redditor u/remybader:
Towards the end of the movie you can see a Grandfather clock telling the time 2:20, which is the same time the Titanic began to sink in real life.King of the 'Titanic' details?
The Chef Is Based On Charles Joughin, The Chief BakerKing of the 'Titanic' details?