Movies can make a destination. Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," with Richard Burton as the male lead and Liz Taylor as his off-the-set playmate, put Mexico's Puerto Vallarta on the map forever. The Long Island, N.Y., town named in "The Amityville Horror" has drawn morbid curiosity seekers ever since the flick opened years ago. And once upon a time, Rosarito, in Baja California, Mexico, was a sleepy little fishing village -- they all start out that way, don't they? But that was before the "Titanic" phenomenon. The hit movie was filmed in and around the once-inaccessible beach town not far south of the border. Guess what? Ever since Leonardo and Kate discovered what fun can be had in a sinking ship's cargo hold, motels, hotels, condos, golf courses and a new Titanic Museum have sprung up in and around Rosarito. The movie breathed more life into a 30-mile stretch of Mexican coastline in seven months than dozens of mariachi bands and pitchers of margaritas ever could. It's enough to make sleepy little fishing villages everywhere sit up and take notice.

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