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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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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 »

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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 »

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Captain Mike Turner: [after discovering Svevo and his men gathering plutonium] You can take whatever you want from this ship, but these people have come a long way and all they want to do right now is get the hell out of here alive!
Captain Stefan Svevo: I never intended to harm anyone Captain, as you must realize, I can't let you go now.
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Thrill ride!
22 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not a good movie for me. Had great actors in it…and it was rated PG…so I thought that they wouldn't actually show the ship underwater, or show it sinking into the ocean…I WAS WRONG. I don't actually understand why large ships sinking actually scares me to death...but it does. I can't explain to you the feeling I get when I see titanic and the ship sinking into the dark deep abyss. Seeing a cruise ship upside-down in the ocean is not my favorite either. Though the movie did seem to have its perks, and seem to have a good story and thrilling moments...I was completely focused the whole time at the ship being inches away from sinking. That, and the scene at the beginning of the movie where they're standing on top of the upside-down cruise ship. That image still haunts me.

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