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The Poseidon Adventure (TV Movie 2005) Poster

(2005 TV Movie)

Trivia

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.
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C. Thomas Howell's father worked as a stuntman on the original film.
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Some characters and rooms were renamed to pay homage; the ship's captain was named Capt. Gallico for writer Paul Gallico, on whose novel the story is based; the ship's doctor was named Dr. Ballard for Bob Ballard, leader of the 1985 expedition that discovered the remains of the Titanic; the ship's lounge was named Jak's Lounge for Jak Castro, president of The Poseidon Adventure Fan Club.
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Armand Assante and Sam Elliott were both offered roles.
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At the end, the ship sinks after the people escape. This was an idea in the original, but due to financial problems, it was dropped.
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