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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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John Putch

Writers:

Paul Gallico (novel), Bryce Zabel (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Baldwin ... Mike Rogo
Rutger Hauer ... Bishop August Schmidt
Steve Guttenberg ... Richard Clarke
Bryan Brown ... Jeffrey Eric Anderson
C. Thomas Howell ... Doctor Ballard
Peter Weller ... Captain Paul Gallico
Alex Kingston ... Suzanne Harrison
Alexa Hamilton ... Rachel Clarke
Clive Mantle ... James Martin
Sylvia Syms ... Belle Rosen
Amber Sainsbury ... Shelby Clarke
Rory Copus ... Dylan Clarke
Geoff Pierson ... Admiral Jennings
Peter Dobson ... Agent Percy
Nathalie Boltt ... Shoshanna (as Nathalie Bollt)
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Poseidon Adventure See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

At the end, the ship sinks after the people escape. This was an idea for the first adaptation, but due to financial problems, it was dropped. See more »

Goofs

The commandos blow a nice clean "hole" in a roll-up steel door and the commandos enter the building. In the next scene, only seconds later the entire door is missing. See more »

Quotes

Badawi: You'll die with me.
Mike Rogo: Not today.
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Connections

Version of The Poseidon Adventure (1972) See more »

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Boy, did it sink
11 October 2005 | by nesscavSee all my reviews

This thing had 'first draft' written all over it. A prologue that takes away any suspense, a new way of capsizing that doesn't make any sense, completely unnecessary subplots and an excruciatingly drawn out 'climax'. The original had a scene where one character goes off alone, valiantly sacrificing themselves on a one-way trip. In this remake they're accompanied by someone else, making the sacrifice totally unnecessary and robbing the scene of any power! It's so bad that some characters at the end of the movie (in another unnecessary subplot) sit around literally looking at their watches in the middle of the 'climax'. Rutger has the only half decent performance, and struggles valiantly with the lines he's given. Utterly woeful. Very worthy of the names Guttenberg and Baldwin.


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