The 1997 film "Titanic" brought DiCaprio worldwide acclaim. The movie, directed by James Cameron, won 11 Academy Awards, including best picture and best director, and remains one of the top-grossing movies of all time
— only Cameron's "Avatar" out-grossed it in 2009. The film brought together DiCaprio and British actress Katie Winslet for the first time.
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