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Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)

 -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  18 May 1979 (USA)
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Adventurers return to the overturned ship, seeking a fortune.

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After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be rescued, two rivaling salvage parties enter the ship on search for money, gold and a small amount of plutonium. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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ship | plutonium | tidal wave | salvage | sea | See more »

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Before her fate is sealed by the deep, the superliner Poseidon will reveal one last secret. See more »


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The picture was nominated for Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 2nd Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1979. See more »

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In the first film the survivors are clearly being followed deck by deck by massive amounts of sea water which are flooding the ship surmising that all decks below them are under water. In this film the salvage crew penetrate deep within the ships hull onto decks which seem not to be flooded. See more »

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Celeste Whitman: [looking at the cargo of plutonium] There's enough here to start a war!
Captain Stefan Svevo: [appearing with his men behind a stack of crates] Well that's a slight exaggeration. I'm sorry about this Captain. I had hoped that we would never meet again.
Harold Meredith: Who is that? What's he want?
Celeste Whitman: It's your basic guard variety terroist. I think he wants to kill us.
Captain Stefan Svevo: Well however accurate the second part of your statement may be, please don't confuse me with some politically... impotent bomb thrower. The truth is I came aboard this ship...
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So bad, this is good!!
27 October 2001 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen a film try to be so serious, yet I mistook it for a comedy. The performances were hilarious, the dialogue was awful, and for the life of me, I don't remember the music, so THAT must have been really bad!! LOL. Another one of those great Irwin Allen films that are filled with hammy actors and bad special effects--but what a fun time to watch!!


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