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The Poseidon Adventure (2005)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Action, Drama | TV Movie 20 November 2005
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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Doctor Ballard
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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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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Many new characters were added to this adaptation, while only retaining a few of the original characters from the novel and film versions. Some characters were simply renamed, and others were dropped altogether. See more »

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The hole that is blown in the ship could not have turned the whole ship over. It would only have sunk the way Titanic had done, only by the stern instead of the bow. See more »

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Badawi: You'll die with me.
Mike Rogo: Not today.
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Version of The Poseidon Adventure (1972) See more »

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Classically Bad made for TV Movie
20 November 2005 | by 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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