Titanic

Continuity mistake: When Jack is dining in first class with Cal Rose and the others, when the men get up to leave, and in one shot you see Cal walk past Jack, and in the following shot he is walking past again. (01:02:15)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: When Jack is showing Rose how to spit and is interrupted by the arrival of her mother, the glob of spit on his face moves from the side to the middle. (00:35:45)

Continuity mistake: When Jack gets invited for dinner after Rose's rescue his hair changes between hanging down and tucked behind his ear alternatingly. There is another change after he puts Lovejoy's cigarette behind his ear. Similar alternating changes happen while he talks to Rose in the gym. (00:43:15 - 01:14:55)

NancyFelix

Continuity mistake: When Rose and Jack beg a steward to open the gate for them while the water is rising, the steward drops the keys and runs away. There are two shots of the keys on the chain lying in the water arranged in totally different ways (the difference is not caused by the water flow as the keys are not moving in either shot). (02:18:55)

NancyFelix

Continuity mistake: When the ships sinks and the back is rising, you see no people swim under the ship. When the ship breaks and falls down, the sea is crowded with people, who get crushed under the ship. (02:35:15)

Continuity mistake: When cuffed Jack is screaming for help, you can see the water level in the porthole in the background although the room in which he is cuffed, has already been shown to be completely under water. (01:53:40)

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Continuity mistake: At the very beginning of the film when Brock is talking with the big guy, they walk up stairs turn to the right, and right in front of them is a large piece of the ship with a no smoking sign on it, yet in the following shot, the large piece has turned into a very small piece, not even enough room for the sticker. (00:13:35)

The-Immortal

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Continuity mistake: When Jack and Rose have first met and are talking and walking on the promenade of the ship, in a wide shot of them, to the left of the screen stands a man with a hat in his hand talking to a lady. In the following shot his hat is on his head. (00:45:50)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: Inside the car, Jack asks Rose "Nervous?" and she turns her seriousness into a big smile. Just a frame later, from the opposite angle, she is still very serious. (01:30:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Jack is cuffed and has just looked out of the window, we have just seen his window is about 10 feet underwater, but when we see him banging his handcuffs, we can see the top of the waterline in the window. (01:52:40)

Continuity mistake: Captain Smith is drowning. In one shot, the window busts and water leaks into the room with the steering wheel. In the next shot, the window is fully intact and breaks again. (02:22:50)

Continuity mistake: When Jack is giving their tickets to the ship's crew before boarding the Titanic with Fabrizio, the crew took the tickets, but in the next shot, the tickets are in Jack's hand again.

Continuity mistake: When it goes from young Rose blowing a whistle to the rescuers to elderly Rose's eyes, you see her eyelashes are short and light coloured. Then at the end when we pass sleeping Rose we see her eyelashes are long. (02:57:57)

Continuity mistake: Before winning the poker game, right when we meet Jack, his cigarette swaps from worn out and dirty to perfect and spotless. (00:23:10)

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Continuity mistake: After the sex scene between Rose and Jack, Rose's hair is wet with sweat. When the two of them appear on deck, her hair is exactly as it was before the sex scene. (01:30:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Will kills Tommy and commits suicide, the number of dollar bills on the floor next to Tommy's foot change number and position between shots. (02:19:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Cal is trying to kill Rose and Jack, then suddenly realises his diamond is in the coat, his fringe swaps from messy to perfect from frame to frame. (02:13:50)

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Continuity mistake: When the engine room gets the order to cut power to the engines, the wheel that one of the engineers is turning is black, however a few minutes later the wheel is gold. (01:35:00)

Jacy Sorkenn

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Suggested correction: If you look closely the people she runs into are near the inner wall of the promenade, from the above angle they are simply hidden from view by the top frame along the outer wall.

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Continuity mistake: After Rose refuses to get in the lifeboats there's a shot of handcuffed Jack crying for help. A frame later his fringe has swapped from combed to parted. (01:52:40)

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Factual error: The lake that Jack told Rose he went ice fishing on when she was threatening to jump is Lake Wissota, a man-made lake in Wisconsin near Chippewa Falls (where Jack grew up). The lake was only filled with water in 1918 when a power company built a dam on the Chippewa River, six years after the Titanic sank. (00:39:05)

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Cal Hockley: You're going to him? To be a whore to a gutter rat?!
Rose: I'd rather be his whore than your wife.

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Trivia: Gloria Stuart (old Rose) and Kate Winslet (young Rose) were the first two actresses to be Oscar nominated for playing the same character in the same movie. Kate Winslet did it again in 2001, when she was nominated Best Supporting Actress for Iris - she played young Iris Murdoch, while Judi Dench played old Iris.

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Question: What happened to Rose's mother after the sinking? I'm curious because she made it very clear while she was lacing up Rose's corset, that she was entirely dependent on Rose's match with Cal to survive. Whether she was exaggerating or not, she made the statement that she would be poor and in the workhouses if not for the marriage and Cal's fortune to support them. Obviously, since Rose is presumed dead after the sinking, she did not marry Cal and her mother was not able to benefit from his money. So would she then, in fact, end up poor and in the workhouses as she said? Rose didn't just abandon Cal and that lifestyle to start anew, she also had to abandon her mother. So did she leave her mother to be a poor and squandering worker? At the end of the movie, Rose gives her account of Cal and what happened to him in the following years, but never anything about her mother. I realize this question would probably be more speculation than a factual answer, but I just wondered if there were some clues at the end that I maybe didn't pick up on or if there were some "DVD bonus" or behind the scenes I haven't seen that answered this.

lblinc

Answer: I've wondered that too. I think it was easier to find out what happened to Cal because she said "it was in all the papers." As for her mother, it likely would have only been in the papers local to where she lived when she passed away. This was in an era before television and of course way before the internet. So I think the only way Rose would have been able to keep track of her mom would have been to live in the area or do some investigation. It seems unlikely she wanted to do either one, especially since it would have 'given it away" that Rose had survived in the first place. I agree with the other statements that Cal would have felt obligated to take care of her, and that the people she owed money to would have tried to collect on it as it would have been in "bad form" under the circumstances.

Chosen answer: Because she is considered, in a minor sense, a "villain" in this film for forcing her daughter into a loveless arranged marriage to satisfy her personal wants, most fans probably speculate that she became a poor and penniless seamstress and lived out her life working in a factory. Of course, this is possible, without the financial security of the arranged marriage between Cal and Rose. However, it is difficult to believe that a woman of such status, and who has so many wealthy and powerful friends, would be allowed to languish in abject poverty doing menial labors. I would tend to believe that she probably sold a number of her possessions for money (she did mention that as part of the humiliation she would face if Rose were to refuse Cal's affections), and probably lived off the kindness of others. Given that her daughter was betrothed to a Hockley, his family might have felt an obligation to assist her in finding a suitable living arrangement and a situation for employment. It is also possible that she re-married into wealth. However, this is more unlikely, mainly because back in 1912, it was considered scandalous to re-marry, especially at Ruth's age. However, since Ruth does not make an appearance after surviving the sinking of the Titanic in a lifeboat number 6 (next to Molly Brown), nor is she mentioned again, her fate is left unknown and subject only to speculation.

Michael Albert

In that era, with Rose betrothed to Call, Cal would most definitely have provided for Ruth in the lifestyle she was accustomed to. As Cal angrily raged at Rose the morning after her excursion below decks, "You are my wife in custom if not yet in practice ", thus, society would have viewed him a villain had he not cared for Ruth once it was assumed Rose was dead.

Answer: Her mother's big problem was a heap of debts. It would have looked badly on the debt collectors to go hovering around her after what was assumed to have happened, and in a society where one's reputation was valued highly. They probably simply gave her a degree of debt forgiveness in her bereavement, then Cal, insurance, and even her Mother herself taking a second (rich) husband could've taken care of what was left.

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