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''Titanic'' records

”Titanic” records ?- We look at some of the most impressive records set by the blockbuster film

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There’s no doubt its heart will go on. The question is, Will the list of records set by Titanic ever end? The James Cameron juggernaut has steamed past so many entertainment superlatives that the next edition of The Guinness Book of World Records will devote a special spread to the film. Guinness researchers are currently looking into marks ranging from the well-publicized (most consecutive weeks at No. 1: 15 weeks) to the trivial (commercial movie filmed at the greatest depth). However, there’s one record that won’t appear in the book: most reviled Oscar speech. ”We won’t list that,” says Guinness Media publisher and CEO Mark Young. ”But from the reaction I’ve been seeing to Mr. Cameron’s acceptance speech, maybe we should.” Other records set by the ship of dreams:

·Most expensive production: $200 million

·Largest water tank built for a movie production: 17.5 million gallons

·Largest scale model: 800-foot facsimile of the liner (built to 90-percent scale)

·Best Christmas Day gross: $9,178,529

·Best Valentine’s Day gross: $13,048,711

·Only film to gross more than $20 million weekly for 10 weeks

·Only film to gross over $1 million for 101 consecutive days

·Most consecutive weeks as the No. 1 soundtrack album: 14 weeks

·Best-selling score (as opposed to a soundtrack): 10 million albums

·Top-grossing movie in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States

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