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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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The greatest adventure story ever filmed... is not yet over. See more »

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Más allá del Poseidón  »

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Trivia

After filming this, both Michael Caine and Sally Field went on to win Oscars twice. See more »

Goofs

The ships hull for the sea scenes was built only slightly bigger than was visible above the water line. To continue the illusion under the water line the hull had a fabric skirt that was painted red which fades to blue. This fabric skirt can be seen at the end of the movie when Capt Turner dives back underwater to find Wilbur. See more »

Quotes

Celeste Whitman: Are you going to kiss me now?
Captain Mike Turner: No.
Celeste Whitman: Well then let's get the hell out of here.
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Beyond Poseiden
19 December 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Wow. I must be the only person who loves this movie. Maybe it is the context. I saw both the original Poseiden Adventure and Beyond Poseiden when I was a kid in the 70s. They were on TV so I was maybe 7...9? Anyway, perhaps the people who do not like Beyond Poseiden took the first movie too seriously. Illogical plot? Well.... Inconsistent with the first movie? Well why do a preacher and a retired cop know more about there being no more survivors than the salvage guy who comes by a few hours later? I just figured the conclusions the first gang came up to were just wrong.

Meanwhile Beyond Poseiden has just as many, if not more stars, shows us more cool areas of the ship, and is more adventurous!


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