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 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!2,98158King 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.3,29474King of the 'Titanic' details?
The Chef Is Based On Charles Joughin, The Chief Baker3,03462King 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.2,92258King of the 'Titanic' details?