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12 Burning Questions "Titanic" Never Answered

How on earth did Rose get by after this whole mess?

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1. What did Rose do after the Titanic survivors docked in New York?

She abandons her mother, takes a new last name of Dawson, and has no money, nor has she ever had to survive on her own. What's this like?

3. Although Rose's mother Ruth survives the sinking, how does she get by afterward?

Rose's marriage to Cal was arranged by Ruth to fix their family's dire financial situation. Without Rose and without the marriage, how did this change Ruth's fate?


6. What does Brock do after this whole thing? He's obviously changed profoundly.

Remember this quote that Brock says near the end of the movie? "Three years, I've thought of nothing except Titanic; but I never got it... I never let it in."


12. What happens after Rose and Jack are reunited?

At the end of Titanic, it's implied that present-day Rose dies and joins Jack back aboard the Titanic, finally back together again. If that's heaven, then do they stay on the ship forever? Does the ship dock and they get to live out ghost lives? Has Jack been hanging out in Titanic-Heaven for all these years? Ahhh!

Dear Mr. Cameron (in case you're listening),

Here is my pitch for Titanic 2. Jack observes Rose from Heaven in the months after the sinking, but she is losing her way and is grieving Jack's death in an unhealthy way. So Jack makes a deal with God to return to to the human world — however, he must go back in time, to Titanic, and must try to survive the sinking. Should he prevail, he and Rose will be allowed to live their lives together. And prevail he does.