A Night to Remember
A Night to Remember (1958)

This meticulous re-creation of the sinking of the Titanic was adapted by Eric Ambler from the best-selling book by Walter Lord, and it preceded the blockbuster Titanic by almost 40 years. The film covers the life and death of the huge… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 1, 1958
DVD Release Date: June 16, 1998
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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

Baker cuts to the chase - the iceberg strikes 30 minutes in - and maintains tension with consummate skill: not an easy task when the outcome is already known.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Kenneth More essays the central role of Second Officer Charles Herbert Lightoller, and he's the reassuring presence throughout a film that breaks down the incident in powerful fashion.

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Cold and brutal - exactly how this tale should be told.

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

1950s British take on Titanic tragedy is a masterpiece.

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Catherine Shoard

A restrained, nearly austere ensemble drama that manages to intertwine a dozen different stories without tripping up on any of them, it relies on real-life survivor testimony for almost every line and incident, to immensely moving and dignified effect.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a film that broke new ground in depicting one of history's worst maritime disasters, interweaving historical reality with a dexterous sense of storytelling that keeps the film fresh and engaging so many decades later

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

(We have) stood witness to a spectacular tragedy that took place on a perfectly unspectacular, dead calm night

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)

A film with a documentary-like intensity and a sense of British reserve that makes it all the more moving.

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Brian Henry Martin

Forget about Kate and Leo in 3D, the best Titanic movie, like the ship itself, is Belfast built by a legendary Irish filmmaker.

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
R.M.S Titanic- 100 years ago today 1912-2012 This year being the centenary of R.M.S Titanic's sinking, I would decide to review this classic film… More
Kevin M. Williams
all art essentially becomes a comment on the moment of its creation whether it's intentional or not, and this film, made right before the social upheaval… More
Luke Baldock
The only movie about The Titanic you need to see. Nowhere will you find melodramatic nonsense, or forced love stories. This film is filled with tension and… More
Randy Tippy
Hard to find on DVD. In my opinion, it's the BEST Titanic film ever made.
Candy Rose
Based on a researched book this movie is like a factual documentary. It's not about storytelling or character building but more about the harsh reality of… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Superbly moving Titanic film. Very well done!

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