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 Mother Soothes Her Children With Irish Mythology
From Redditor u/serg27:
As the ship sinks this woman is heard telling her children about "Tír na nÓg, the land of eternal youth and beauty." In Irish mythology, Tír na nÓg can be reached by going under water or across the sea.1,84842King 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.1,46128King 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!1,49132King of the 'Titanic' details?
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.1,65047King of the 'Titanic' details?