12 Things You Didn’t Know About Titanic
10. Film Costs
It cost more money to make the film than it did to actually build the original ship back in 1912. The movie cost about $200 million, but when the ship was constructed it cost $7.5 million ($150 million with inflation). When filming ended, the ship was taken apart and sold as scrap metal.
9. Film Extras
James Cameron provided more than 150 extras with names and back stories of real passengers onboard the Titanic back in 1912. All of the extras in the film were given a three-hour lecture on how to properly depict the mannerisms and behavior in 1912 and the entire film contains over 100 speaking parts with more than 1,000 extras.