Titanic Revenues Movie critic Bob Mondello talks about the downside of the success of James Cameron's film "Titanic." Costing more than 200 million dollars to produce, there was concern in the industry that the movie would not recoup its costs. But now, it appears the film will turn a profit. Mondello says that though it's a good deal for the movie studios that backed the film, megabudget films could ultimately be detrimental to the movie industry.
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Titanic Revenues

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Titanic Revenues

Titanic Revenues

Titanic Revenues

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Movie critic Bob Mondello talks about the downside of the success of James Cameron's film "Titanic." Costing more than 200 million dollars to produce, there was concern in the industry that the movie would not recoup its costs. But now, it appears the film will turn a profit. Mondello says that though it's a good deal for the movie studios that backed the film, megabudget films could ultimately be detrimental to the movie industry.