There's a reason Titanic remains one of the biggest blockbusters of all time. When it came out 23 years ago, James Cameron's classic made stars out of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, and thrilled moviegoers with its mix of romance and action. The film remains beloved by many — including some major celebrities. In honor of its birthday, here are the stars whose hearts still go on for the tearjerker.
"I have a weird thing where I like ... Well, I shouldn't go into it, because I've met him now, and it's one of those weird things where you never think you'll meet him," she told Entertainment Weekly of finally meeting her crush years later. "But I'm talking about 23-year-old Leo in Titanic. There's something I really like about affectations with people's mouths, and he does this thing where the left side of his lip goes down when he talks. [Swoons] Oh, I love it. It got me."
Hammer spent a great part of his childhood in the Cayman Islands in a household where television was forbidden but he was allowed to go to the local movie theater. That's where he found his love of movies, specifically Titanic.
"When Titanic came out, they put it on both screens for months," Hammer recalled to The Hollywood Reporter. "I probably saw it six or seven times."