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Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)

 -  Action | Adventure  -  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 | salvage | money | plutonium | tidal wave | 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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18 May 1979 (USA)  »

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Más allá del Poseidón  »

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Trivia

After the movie was released, Angela Cartwright was quoted with saying, "I was disappointed in certain aspects of the film and in hindsight I realize it was really a film about water, fire and stunts." See more »

Goofs

In the first movie, The Poseidon Adventure, the ship capsizes due to an undersea earthquake which generates a tidal wave that hits the ship. In this film the Poseidon is portrayed as capsizing due to a wave generated by a massive storm in the Mediterranean Sea. See more »

Quotes

Castorp: Why is Crate 16 so important?
Captain Stefan Svevo: Only one other person knew the answer to that, and that's why she had to die.
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Referenced in Cult Culture: The Poseidon Adventure (2003) See more »

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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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