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16 Movies about the Titanic

From the classic 1953 film to the 1997 blockbuster, the Titanic tragedy has been the subject of a number of movies as one of the most renowned maritime tragedies of modern times. In this blog post, we take a look at some of the most popular and critically acclaimed disaster films about the Titanic and discuss what makes them so enduring.

Whether you’re a fan of historical dramas, disaster movies, or love stories, there’s sure to be a Titanic film that you’ll enjoy. So read on to learn more about these iconic films and why they continue to fascinate audiences around the world.

Movies about the Titanic

The Titanic was this massive, fancy ship that everyone thought was unsinkable back in 1912. But, plot twist, it hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage and went down like a colossal, tragic bathtub toy, causing a lot of heartbreak and making “I’m the king of the world!” a bit less cool than it used to be.

If you’re wondering how many Titanic movies are there, here are 16 Titanic movies that tell the story of the world’s most famous shipwreck.

A Night to Remember
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres (Actors)

A Night to Remember

The sinking of the Titanic is presented in a highly realistic fashion in this tense British drama. The disaster is portrayed largely from the perspective of the ocean liner’s second officer, Charles Lightoller (Kenneth More).

Despite numerous warnings about ice, the ship sails on, with Capt. Edward John Smith (Laurence Naismith) keeping it going at a steady clip. When the doomed vessel finally hits an iceberg, the crew and passengers discover that they lack enough lifeboats, and tragedy follows.

Titanic (1953)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner (Actors)

Titanic 1953

The lives of the passengers aboard the doomed luxury liner Titanic are seen before and during its slow descent into the Atlantic.

  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Gloria Stuart, Bernard Fox, Billy Zane (Actors)


Leonardo DiCaprio and Oscar-nominee Kate Winslet light up the screen as Jack and Rose, the young lovers who find one another on the maiden voyage of the “unsinkable” R.M.S. Titanic.

Titanic 2
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bruce Davison, Brooke Burns, Shane Van Dyke (Actors)

Titanic II (film)

On the 100th anniversary of the original voyage, a modern luxury liner christened “Titanic 2,” follows the path of its namesake. What could possibly go wrong?

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Titanic 1943

In this Nazi propaganda film, the Titanic embarks on its inevitable collision course with history. In the wake of the overspending required to build the largest luxury ship in the world, White Star Line executive Sir Bruce Ismay (E. F. Fürbringer) schemes to reverse the direction of his company’s plummeting stock value.

Onboard the Titanic, brave German 1st Officer Petersen (Hans Nielsen) struggles to convince his self-important British superiors not to overexert the ship’s engines. | Stream on YouTube

Saved from the Titanic

Saved from the Titanic is a 1912 American silent motion picture short starring Dorothy Gibson, an American film actress who survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912. Premiering in the United States just 31 days after the event, it is the earliest dramatization of the tragedy. | Stream on YouTube

Ghosts Of The Abyss
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bill Paxton (Actor)

Ghosts of the Abyss

Six-week underwater expedition to explore the wreckage of the Titanic.

Back To The Titanic

Back to the Titanic documents the first manned dives to Titanic in nearly 15 years. New footage reveals fresh decay and sheds light on the ship’s future. | Stream on Disney+

Raise the Titanic
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jason Robards, Alec Guinness, Richard Jordan (Actors)

Raise the Titanic

An underwater race to salvage the Titanic and its vital defense cargo. Adapted from Clive Cussler’s international best-seller, the story follows the exploits of American special agent Dirk Pitt, as he sets out to recover vital material from the Titanic which could make the US impregnable to atomic attack. 

Saving the Titanic
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Maurice Sweeney (Director) - Colin Heber-Percy (Writer) - Rachel Job (Producer)

Saving the Titanic

This award-winning film tells the poignant story of the Titanic’s engineers, stokers, and firemen in the ship’s final hours. This lavish docudrama takes us beneath the glitzy stories of passengers explored in James Cameron’s epic movie.

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It reveals the bravery of men who fought to hold back the sea and keep the ship running, even when they knew that all was lost. Their actions saved many lives.

Titanic: The Aftermath
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jeremy Akerman, Jennifer Bradley (Actors)

Titanic: The Aftermath

This intense historical drama dives into the aftermath of the Titanic’s tragic sinking in April 1912. Explore the lives affected by the disaster and the changes it brought to sea travel.

Titanic The Shocking Truth
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tony Caprari (Actor)

Titanic: The Shocking Truth

Everyone knows the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage. However, this film provides evidence that it was not the Titanic that sank, but Titanic was switched for its sister ship the Olympic.

The Olympics was damaged badly when it struck the warship, HMS Hawke. The Olympic’s damage was so serious it could not pass inspection. What transpired was insurance fraud.

Titanic's Final Mystery
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bernard Hill, Tim Maltin, Don Murphy (Actors)

Titanic’s Final Mystery

Follow Titanic detective Tim Maltin as he shares the results of his 20-year investigation of what happened to sink the “unsinkable” ship.

The Titanic Inquiry
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Michael McDowell (Director) - Michael McDowell (Writer) - Damon Quinn (Producer)

The Titanic Inquiry

As the Titanic sank frantic passengers spotted lights that appeared to come from a nearby ship. But it did not come to their rescue. What was the ship? Why did it do nothing?

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Titanic Inquiry is the sensational true story of the SS Californian. Was it the ship seen from the deck of the Titanic? Did it stand idly by and watch as the Titanic sank and hundreds died?

S.O.S. Titanic [DVD]
  • David Janssen, Cloris Leachman, Susan Saint James (Actors)
  • William Hale (II) (Director)

S.O.S. Titanic

As Capt. Edward Smith (Harry Andrews) leads the ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic, he begins to speed up the impressive ship. Meanwhile, billionaire John Jacob Astor (David Janssen) chats with Molly Brown (Cloris Leachman) in first class.

In the second class, teacher Lawrence Beasley (David Warner) shares a wide-ranging discussion with fellow educator Leigh Goodwin (Susan Saint James), beginning what could be a short romance. A group of Irish immigrants, happy to be aboard, sing and dance in third class.

Titanic: Band of Courage
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bill Sauder, Craig Sopin, Charles A. Haas (Actors)

Titanic: Band of Courage

In the early morning hours of April 15, 1912, eight brave bandsmen played on the Titanic’s deck while the ship was sinking in a valiant effort to provide peace, calm, and dignity to those facing certain death.

Their story is told with expert commentary on the era, the ship, the bandsmen, archival photos, film, and letters, and a presentation of the original recordings of music as it was performed.

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