The RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the Atlantic Ocean after colliding with an iceberg. From the 2224 passengers and crew aboard, more than 1500 died. This terrible tragedy from 1912 has fascinated storytellers ever since. One of them was James Cameron, who wrote and directed “Titanic”. The tragic love story between Jack Dawson and Rose Dewitt Bukater completely conquered the public. Cameron’s incredible skills together with the amazing performances of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet lead the romantic drama to win eleven Academy Awards.
Here’s the list of movies similar to Titanic that are our recommendations. From doomed relationships to another retelling of the Titanic tragedy, all of these movies deserve your attention. You can watch some of these movies like Titanic on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
15. Atonement (2007)
Briony (Saoirse Ronan) witnesses something she doesn’t understand and tells a lie that sends her sister’s boyfriend Robbie (James McAvoy) to prison (and eventually the army). The film mainly follows how Briony’s claim ruins her relationship with her sister Cecilia (Keira Knightley).
Joe Wright’s adaptation of Ian McEwan’s acclaimed novel is a rich drama with remarkable performances and stellar direction. Although not war movie, it is set during World War II which is a huge influence in the atmosphere and the characters. This is not a fast-paced film, it is rather a character study with a plot that slowly unravels allowing you to be immersed in its atmosphere without even realizing it.
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