Robert De Niro was offered the role of Captain Smith, but turned it down due to illness. That's because there's a deleted scene where they're drunkenly singing it after they leave the 3rd class dance. Reason to love Kate Winslet: After she realised that she had to be naked in front of Leo, she decided to break the ice by flashing him when they met for the first time. That scene was the first they filmed together. Reason James Cameron says Kate came up with her line, "This is where we first met," when they balance on the back of the boat as the ship is sinking.