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The Poseidon Adventure (2005)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Adventure, Action, Drama  |  20 November 2005 (USA)
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A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.

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A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.

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THE GREATEST DANGER IS ALREADY ON BOARD


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A Aventura do Poseidon  »

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Some characters and rooms were renamed to pay homage; the ship's captain was named Captain Gallico for writer Paul Gallico on whose novel the story is based; the ship's doctor was named Dr. Ballard for 'Bob Ballard (I)' leader of the 1985 expedition that discovered the remains of the Titanic; the ship's lounge named Jak's Lounge for Jak Castro president of The Poseidon Adventure Fan Club. See more »

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When the ship is sinking, the hole on the side appears and reappears between shots. See more »

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Suzanne Harrison: How do you celebrate saving nine people when thousands have died?
Admiral Jennings: It's a miracle that anyone made it.
Suzanne Harrison: Hard to see any of this as a miracle. A bloody mess is what it is!
[turns around and leaves]
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Classically Bad made for TV Movie
20 November 2005 | by (Northern California) – See all my reviews

This film is only entertaining if you like watching bad movies. It's full of clichés, bad special effects huge plot holes, random acts of death and even a gratuitous hot chick in her underwear.

This adventure is over acted, poorly directed, poorly written, contrived (of course) and predictable. It could have been saved if they had done it using Legos. (cast included) There is no reason this needed to be 3 hours but no doubt NBC wanted to fit as many commercials into this time slot as possible.

If you like crap, then this is the film for you. Why did I watch it? Because I like to study disasters (in film) and this turned out to certainly be a classic.


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