Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City, to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
It is New Year's Eve, and over 2,000 passengers & crew are ringing in the New Year aboard the huge cruise ship 'Poseidon' when it capsizes on the open sea in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean! A small group of survivors find themselves unlikely allies in a battle for their lives. Preferring to test the odds alone, career gambler Dylan Johns ignores captain's orders to wait below for possible rescue and sets out to find his own way to safety. What begins as a solo mission soon draws others, as Dylan is followed by a desperate father searching for his daughter and her fiancée--a young couple who hours before couldn't summon the courage to tell him they were engaged and now face much graver challenges. Along the way they are joined by a single mother and her wise-beyond-his-years son, an anxious stowaway and a despondent fellow passenger who boarded the ship not sure he wanted to live but now knows he doesn't want to die. Determined to fight their way to the surface, the group sets ... Written by
Anthony Pereyra (hypersonic91yahoo.com)
Dylan Johns (Josh Lucas) jogging on the deck of the ship during the beginning credits the evening before the ship capsizes, pays homage to the original film, The Poseidon Adventure (1972). In it, James Martin (Red Buttons) jogs on the deck of the ship before the night of capsizing. Mr. Martin starts off by taking a deep breath at the deck railing before starting off, and Dylan ends his jog at the deck railing. Both wear a full jogging suit, which are both the same color. See more »
When Josh Lucas pushes the flammable canister into the Bow Thrusters to disable them, the explosion and shrapnel from this container would have impaled and/or severely burned or killed him from the explosion it created. He could have not survived his body being sucked into the tube and then live through fire and metal shrapnel being flung everywhere. See more »
In 'Poseidon' Josh Lucas plays Dylan Johns, a professional gambler.
When a freak 'rogue wave' incident causes the Poseidon cruise ship to
capsize, Dylan has gamble for his life. Deciding not to listen to the
captain (Andre Braugher), Dylan tries leads a group of passengers (Kurt
Russell, Richard Dreyfuss, Emmy Rossum, etc.) to safety.
This is a modern remake of the 1972 'The Poseidon Adventure'. I do not
remember the original, but I think this one live up to its name. It is
like 'Titanic' meets 'The Towering Inferno'. There is a lot of intense
action that keeps one on the edge of their seat.
There is not much drama and I do not think it will add too much to the
original story. I also noticed that the movie is just over an hour and
a half, it is not very long. However, I think audiences will enjoy the
intensity of this film.
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