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The Poseidon Adventure (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  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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Armand Assante and Sam Elliott were both offered roles. 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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Makes "Beyond the Poseidon Adventure" Look Like "Titanic"
25 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Certainly from the school of "what the ...?", this production is ground-breaking on so many levels; terrible TV movies; needless remakes; mind boggling lack of logic; one dimensional characters; questionable casting of forgotten "C" listers; and how bad can Steve Guttenberg act - and now look?

I watched it because I love the original, and disaster movies in general. It was a chore to sit through the entire commercial-padded three hours. Wolfgang Peterson's "Poseidon" has only up to go from this trash.

One note: this is definitely NOT based on the original novel, as one piece of Trivia states. The ship of the novel flipped at dinner the day after Christmas; there were many more characters involved; a large number of passengers were rescued from the bow.

Not even fun in the bad movie realm. It stinks.


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