10 movies similar to Titanic

The success of Titanic, released in 1997, can be called truly stunning. The touching story of two lovers, unfolding against the background of the tragedy, once received 11 honorary Oscar statuettes.

The picture is still considered one of the highest grossing in the history of cinema, and if you are also delighted with such projects, then we suggest that you familiarize yourself with the list of films similar to Titanic in terms of entertainment, love line and other points.

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

In the power of the elements (2018)

The meeting of Tami and Richard in Tahiti marked the beginning of an exciting love story. The couple sets off on a multi-day trip across the waters of the Pacific Ocean on a comfortable yacht. Despite the fact that Richard is quite an experienced navigator, the lovers find themselves in mortal danger when their ship collides with a powerful hurricane.

The similarity of the dramas can be seen in many moments: the main characters get to know each other and almost immediately begin to make joint plans, they spend the main part of the plot on the high seas, and subsequently they have to enter into a desperate battle with the elements.

Original title: Adrift

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Thomas

Country: Hong Kong, Iceland, USA

Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 6.6

Age limit: 16+

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Times of the Second World War. Rafe and Danny are fellow pilots, ready to serve for the good of their homeland. During a medical examination, the guys meet the charming nurse Evelyn. Both comrades liked the girl, but she made a choice in the direction of Rafe. Soon after, the lovers have to part.

Fans of films like Titanic will probably enjoy Michael Bay’s blockbuster, which similarly focuses on a fast-paced romance set against the backdrop of a major disaster. As in James Cameron’s project, there will be a love triangle here.

Original title: Pearl Harbor

Cast: Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale

Country: USA

Rating: Myreleasedate – 7.9, IMDb – 6.2

Age limit: 12+

Titanic (1996)

Not all fans of films similar to the 1997 Titanic know that a mini-series was presented a year earlier, the events of which unfold on the same ship. Here, two couples are at the center of the plot at once: former lovers Isabella and Wynn, as well as the young swindler Jamie and the lovely Irish woman Oza.

The first obvious similarity between the two films is the setting. Even the love line has a certain similarity: a young man fraudulently gets on board a ship, where he falls in love with a beautiful girl.

Original title: Titanic

Cast: Peter Gallagher, George C. Scott, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Country: Canada, USA

Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 5.8

Age limit: 12+

Poseidon (2006)

New Year’s Eve. On the cruise ship Poseidon, they are preparing for the celebration, but a huge tidal wave interferes with the plans of the heroes, which capsizes the ship. Many passengers died in the waters of the ocean, but the people in the main ballroom managed to survive. However, before the arrival of rescuers, everything can change. Despite the fact that the captain urges not to leave the premises, the gambler Dylan is convinced that he needs to get out of here, otherwise the place of salvation may turn out to be a trap.

The plot of the story is very similar to the one that the audience saw in the Titanic. Travelers are having a great time on a luxurious ship, many of them are in a festive mood, but everything changes when the heroes have to face the destructive forces of nature.

Original title: Poseidon

Cast: Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, Jacinda Barrett

Country: USA

Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 5.6

Age limit: 16+

Meeting with you (2009)

Successful artist Akshay meets his former lover Sanjana on the plane. After talking, the heroes remembered how many amazing moments they experienced together, but, realizing that all this is in the past, they hastily say goodbye at the airport. A few minutes later, the city is flooded with a heavy downpour. Flooding leads to great tragedies. Akshay realizes that Sanjana is also in danger, so he tries to find her in the resulting chaos.

First of all, the film is similar to “Titanic” in that the characters meet on the eve of a large-scale disaster, and as a result are forced to confront it together.

Original title: Tum Mile

Cast: Emran Hashmi, Soha Ali Khan, Mantra

Country: India

Rating: Myreleasedate – 7.8, IMDb – 4.9

Age limit: 16+

Pompeii (2014)

62 BC. Milo is a young slave who takes part in gladiator fights, hoping to gain freedom. One day he meets a girl from a wealthy family Cassia. The couple understands that their relationship will not be approved, but they still cannot overcome the feelings that have arisen. During the fight, which is very important for Milo, Vesuvius erupts.

In both films, the situation is similar: a poor young man from the lower classes meets a girl from a decent family. At the same time, the girl’s parents hope to marry her to a rich man. The story of lovers unfolds against the backdrop of a catastrophe caused by nature.

Original title: Pompeii

Cast: Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinoye-Agbaje, Kiefer Sutherland, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: Canada, Germany

Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.5

Age limit: 12+

Mountains between us (2017)

Ben and Alex become victims of a plane crash. After the crash of a private liner, they miraculously managed to survive, but they ended up in the middle of snow-capped mountains, realizing that there was nowhere to wait for help. The couple has to overcome many barriers and obstacles, as well as get to know each other better in order to get at least a ghostly chance for salvation.

This film is similar to Titanic in the first place in that the characters met shortly before the disaster. At the same time, the main character is bound by obligations with another man, but still succumbs to surging feelings. In parallel, the couple has to fight against destructive natural phenomena.

Original title: The Mountain Between Us

Cast: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges

Country: USA

Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.4

Age limit: 16+

Dante’s Peak (1997)

After a powerful volcanic eruption, Harry Dalton was left a widower. After some time, the scientist finds himself in the small town of Dante’s Peak for another routine task. Suddenly, he discovers that the province is in danger, and a catastrophe is coming that could destroy it. The government does not want to listen to Harry’s arguments, but the young woman mayor Rachel takes his side.

Each of the dramas shows the acquaintance and subsequent development of the relationship of two people who bear little resemblance to each other. At the moment of tragedy, all these differences are erased, and the lovers begin to act as one.

Original title: Dante’s Peak

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Rene Smith

Country: USA

Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.9, IMDb – 6.0

Age limit: 16+

Flood (2007)

England. A flash flood destroys homes on the East Coast and claims the lives of many people. Local rescuers and authorities are doing everything possible to protect the population, but the elements are stronger than them. Marine engineer Robert is trying to do his bit to save the city, and his ex-wife and father help him in this.

Movies like “Titanic” usually deal with the difficult relationships of the characters against the backdrop of the fight against dangerous phenomena, and this picture was no exception. Hoping to escape, the characters join forces, opening up from an unexpected side.

Original title: Flood

Cast: Robert Carlyle, Jessalyn Gilsig, Tom Courtney

Country: UK, South Africa, Canada

Rating: Myreleasedate – 5.0, IMDb – 4.8

Age limit: 18+

Message in a Bottle (1999)

Hardly going through the death of his beloved wife, Garrett Blake distracts himself only with the construction of a yacht, planning to go on a solo voyage. Periodically, a man writes messages to his dead wife and, placing them in a bottle, throws them into the sea. The letters are found by the journalist Teresa, who is interested in seeing their author.

Even though it’s not a disaster movie, the drama is similar to Titanic in other ways. It also shows a very touching romantic story related to the sea and can bring you to tears. In addition, it can not do without a struggle with the water element.

Original title: Message in a Bottle

Cast: Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Paul Newman

Country: USA

Rating: Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 6.2

Age limit: 12+

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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