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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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Many new characters were added to this remake while only retaining a few of the original characters from the novel and film version. Some characters were simply renamed, others were dropped altogether. See more »

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There are so many nautical mistakes in this film that it would take hours for me to list them all. For one, there are no navigation lights (masthead, port and starboard) visible during the shot of the ship sailing at night. Also, the ship's officers and naval crew do not use the proper radio vocabulary when using the communication devices (for example, the word "repeat" is not used. The proper words are "Say Again"). I could go on and on. Did they even have any seafaring advisers for this film? See more »

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Badawi: You'll die with me.
Mike Rogo: Not today.
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Version of Poseidon (2006) See more »

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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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