Titanic director James Cameron admits Leonardo DiCaprio did not want to do famous scene

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Titanic director James Cameron has revealed Leonardo DiCaprio wasn't keen on the movie's iconic King Of The World scene, which was improvised during filming.

The scene features the film's lead male character Jack (DiCaprio) standing on the edge of the deck of the ship overlooking the Atlantic ocean.

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While it was created on the spur of the moment, James, 64, admitted he had to talk Leo, 44, into saying the words, ordering him to 'just f***ing sell it!'

Speaking to BBC Radio 1's film critic Ari Plumb, James also discussed the film's much debated scene when Rose (Kate Winslet) lies on a floating door after the Titanic has sank.

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Jack floats beside her while on the brink of freezing to death but does not climb onto the door because they believe there is no room.

Rose then lets go off his hands and he slips into the water and dies.

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Fans of the film have long insisted that there was plenty of room on the door for Jack meaning he both could potentially have survived.

However, James disagreed with the assessment, saying: 'it's just stupid' and called it a 'dumba**' argument.

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In a previous interview with Vanity Fair, the director explained that Jack would have died in the film even if he had climbed on the door.

He said: 'I think it’s all kind of silly, really, that we’re having this discussion 20...
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