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The Poseidon Adventure ()


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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... See more »

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Mike Rogo
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Bishop August Schmidt
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Richard Clarke
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Jeffrey Eric Anderson
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Doctor Ballard
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Captain Paul Gallico
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Suzanne Harrison
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Rachel Clarke
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James Martin
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Belle Rosen
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Shelby Clarke
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Dylan Clarke
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Admiral Jennings
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Agent Percy
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Shoshanna (as Nathalie Bollt)
Tinarie van Wyk Loots ...
Aimee Becher-Anderson (as Tinarie Van Wyk)
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Badawi
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Lieutenant Mercer
Andrew Brent ...
Ronald Acre
Russel Savadier ...
Leo Mandebach
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Cyrus Copeland
Danny Keogh ...
Kruger
Paul Zabriskie ...
Fadaee
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Jordanian General
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Basem
Sven Holmberg ...
Smoking Terrorist
Marlon John ...
Assault Team Leader
Kevin Otto ...
Cruise Line Director
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Officer Fredericks
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Enlisted Man
Dale Abrahams ...
Terrorist #2
Eve Szapira ...
Lynn
Katie Farringer ...
Melinda
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Kemal (as Fahruk Valley Omar)
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Captain Anthony Thorpe
Shane Manie ...
Terrorist #3
Verity Price ...
Dying Woman
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Navy Seal
Dumisani Mbebe ...
Rashaad
Andre Weideman ...
Johnson
Riaz Solker ...
Terrorist #4
Caroline Rix ...
Cruise Line Technician
Sean Higgs ...
Thorpe Crew Member
Neels van Jaarsveld ...
Dock Guard
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Gravanese
Lynita Crofford ...
Mother in Portland
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Girl in Portland
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Cook (uncredited)

Directed by

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John Putch

Written by

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Paul Gallico ... (novel "Poseidon Adventure")
 
Bryce Zabel ... (teleplay)

Produced by

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Jon Brown ... producer
Mary Church ... producer
Frank Q. Dobbs ... co-producer
H. Daniel Gross ... co-executive producer
Robert A. Halmi ... executive producer (as Robert Halmi Jr.)
Nina Heyns ... line producer
Lincoln Lageson ... producer: U.S. unit
Larry Levinson ... executive producer
Nick Lombardo ... co-executive producer
Randy Pope ... producer: U.S. unit
Therese Ryan ... co-executive producer
Steven Squillante ... co-executive producer
David Wicht ... co-executive producer

Music by

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Joe Kraemer

Cinematography by

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Ross Berryman

Film Editing by

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Jennifer Jean Cacavas

Editorial Department

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Matthew Gilna ... assistant editor
Mo Henry ... negative cutter
Christine Kelley ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Gillian Hawser
Matthew Lessall

Production Design by

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Jonathan A. Carlson

Art Direction by

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Tom Hannam

Set Decoration by

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Leon van der Merwe ... (as Leon Van Der Merwe)

Costume Design by

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Diana Cilliers ... (as Dianna Cilliers)

Makeup Department

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Colin Polson ... makeup department head
Ali Reyes ... hair stylist
Michael Spezzano ... additional makeup artist / makeup artist: Mrs. Alex Kingston
Simone Stubbs ... first makeup artist

Production Management

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Kevin Bocarde ... executive in charge of production
Milena Milicevic ... unit production manager: pick-up shots
Marisa Soneman ... production manager
Caleb Womble ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Frank Q. Dobbs ... second unit director
Gail McQuillan ... second assistant director: second unit
Chad Rosen ... first assistant director: additional photography
Leigh Tanchel ... first assistant director
Patricia Wheeler ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Herbert Adler ... set construction foreman
George Brain ... construction foreman
Antony Cousins ... lead construction buyer
Renee Filipova ... buyer
Lyall Gardiner ... stagehand
Brendan Gibb ... lead hand carpenter
David Glasscoe ... property master
Vivienne Gray ... set designer
Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson ... draftsman
Jess Johnson ... carpenter
Emily Lawless ... painter
Louise Martin ... art department coordinator
Andrew McCarthy ... set dresser
Marion Moncek ... hod fabricator
John Moolenschot ... carpenter
Clive Pollick ... construction coordinator
Marius Pretorius ... scenic painter
Renato Raposo ... on-set dresser
Gordon Russell ... construction lead hand
Elaine Seidel ... head scenic
Surisa Surisa ... assistant property master
Daniel Trainer ... swing
Erica Van Den Raad ... construction buyer
Vosloo Van Der Merwe ... welder
Etienne Janse van Rensburg ... lead paint foreman
Alex Wheeler ... hod steel construction

Sound Department

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Gary Alexander ... re-recording mixer
Mark Allen ... sound effects editor
Jason Brennan ... re-recording mixer
Lorita de la Cerna ... foley mixer
Wilson Dyer ... adr supervisor
Jake Eberle ... sound editor
Eric Enroth ... production sound mixer: additional photography
Mark Ettel ... re-recording mixer / sound effects mixer
Marc Glassman ... sound effects editor
Anthony Krajchir ... sound engineer
Maciek Malish ... dialogue editor
Khama Matiti ... adr mixer
Giancarlo Petroni ... re-recording mixer
Simon Rice ... sound mixer
Carlos Sanches ... foley editor
Gabriel J. Serrano ... sound engineer

Special Effects by

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Kevin Adcock ... special effects technician
Tom Ceglia ... special effects technician
Doug Hardy ... special effects foreman
Cordell McQueen ... special effects coordinator
Anton Voster ... special effects crew

Visual Effects by

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Tony Alexander ... digital artist
Suzette Barnett ... digital compositor
Chad Buehler ... digital compositor
Celeste Caliri ... visual effects artist
Francisco Chaigneau ... digital effects artist
Rif Dagher ... visual effects technical director
Roland Friedrich ... digital compositor
Miro Gal ... inferno artist
Erick Geisler ... visual effects producer
Juan S. Gomez ... digital effects artist
Eric Hance ... digital effects artist
Jason Howey ... visual effects
Lee Hoya ... digital artist
John Karner ... digital artist
Bryan Kolupski ... digital effects artist
Jeanny Lee ... visual effects coordinator
Jirí Linhart ... digital artist
Patrick Murphy ... visual effects coordinator
Peter Nemec ... Inferno artist
Robert Pik ... Inferno artist
Alison Savitch ... visual effects supervisor
Andre Taft ... digital compositor
Jan Vseticek ... visual effects producer
David Vána ... visual effects supervisor: UPP
Vivian Wei ... visual effects: Reality Check Studios
Matthew Gilna ... visual effects editor (uncredited)
Sean M. Scott ... digital effects artist: Eden FX (uncredited)

Stunts

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Daryl Andrews ... assistant stunt coordinator
George Bailey ... stunt performer
Oliver Bailey ... stunt performer
Nigel Brimble ... stunt performer
Allison Caetano ... stunts
Jenna Catlin ... stunt performer
Tanyn Coetzer ... stunt performer (as Tanyn Coetzee)
Dorothy Cole ... stunt performer
Jayson Dumenigo ... stunt performer (as Jason Dumenigo)
Eyad Elbitar ... stunt performer
Freddie Joe Farnsworth ... stunt performer (as Freddie Farnsworth)
Antonio Franco ... stunt performer
Francois Grobbelaar ... stunt performer (as Francois Grobelaar)
Dan Hirst ... stunt performer (as Daniel Hirst)
Adam Horton ... stunt performer
Tyrell Kemlo ... stunt performer
Julian Koberman ... stunt performer
Leander Lacey ... stunt performer
Craig Leo ... stunt performer
Jenny Lill ... stunt performer
Clint Lilley ... stunt performer
Gizelle Loots ... stunt performer
Kortney Manns ... stunt performer
Annick Marais ... stunt performer
Anthony Mo Marais ... stunt coordinator (as Mo Marais)
Pierre Marais ... stunt performer
Andrew McKenzie ... stunts
Jake Mervine ... stunt performer (as Jake Merrine)
Anton Moon ... stunt performer
Thulani Ndlovu ... stunt performer
J.J. Perry ... stunt performer
Paul Petersen ... stunt performer (as Paul Peters)
Tina Piek ... stunt performer
Paul Pieterse ... stunt performer
Grant Powell ... stunt performer
Luke Rhode ... stunt performer
John Smith ... stunt performer
John Smith ... stunt double
Buddy Sosthand ... stunt double: Andre Braugher
Peter Spiropoulous ... stunt performer (as Pete Spyro)
Michelle Steyn ... stunt performer
Sonny Tipton ... stunt performer
Richard Tompson ... stunt performer
Kim Van Schoor ... stunt performer
Vernon Willemse ... stunt performer
Daryl Andrews ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Dermot Brogan ... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Elliott ... stunts (uncredited)
Sean Graham ... stunts (uncredited)
Steve Hart ... stunts (uncredited)
Dan Hirst ... stunt double: Rutger Hauer (uncredited) / stunt rigger (uncredited)
Nikki Piek ... stunts (uncredited)
Patricia Robertson ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Franz Spilhaus ... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Antony Stone ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Sonny Tipton ... utility stunts (uncredited)
Janine Wyatt-Mair ... stunt performer (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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James Barela ... second assistant camera: pick-up shots
Telfer Barnes ... daily focus puller
David Bloomer ... still photographer
Steven Caddie ... grip
Zane Harrison ... first assistant camera / first assistant camera: second unit
Guy Hodgen ... first assistant camera
Ken Hodgson ... best boy grip
Evan Maclachlan ... first assistant camera
Andries Ngaleka ... best boy
Sarel Pretorius ... camera operator / steadicam operator
Aaron Schulte ... gaffer: pick-up shots
L. Andrew Sigler ... grip
Taj J. Teffaha ... additional steadicam operator
Alfre Theron ... Best Boy Grip
Lionel Turner ... lighting technician
Mira Velasco ... key grip: pick-up shots
Tim Wattez ... electrician
Sven Vosloo ... additional camera operator (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Bonnie Lee Bouman ... casting: Johannesburg
Janet Meintjies ... casting: South Africa
Lynn Reinstein ... casting associate: USA
Andrew Shand ... extras casting director (2004)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Ashlyn Angel ... set costumer
Susan Barras ... set costumer (as Susan Pollard)
Hetta Burger ... key costumer
Dihantus Engelbrecht ... assistant costume designer
Tyron Matthee ... key costume breakdown and fabricator
Joanne Walter ... key costumer

Location Management

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Al Valentine ... location scout: USA

Music Department

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Alexander Baker ... composer: additional music
Jeff Bunnell ... musician: trumpet
Peter Fuchs ... music scoring engineer
Amy Powers ... composer: additional music
Matt Shelton ... music editor
Ceiri Torjussen ... orchestrator

Transportation Department

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Bradley Sweetman ... unit transport manager
Lester Sweetman ... unit and transport manager

Other crew

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Aaron Billet ... production assistant: second unit
Matt Fitzsimons ... production executive
Susan Foley ... production assistant
Michael Frayeh ... production accountant
Lathiem Groenmeyer ... IT/production support
Deeahna Hernandez ... production coordinator: pick-up shots
Emilio Hurmuziou ... first assistant accountant: re-shoots
Maria Lee ... adr actor
Dominic Mainl ... operator: second unit
Sascha Muller ... production secretary
Lance Peters ... armorer
Amanda Phillips Atkins ... staff assistant (as Amanda Phillips)
Gigi Potter ... production coordinator
Rohan Scully ... production assistant
Grant Spooner ... marine coordinator
Michèle Spooner ... marine locations
Jean-Marie Webb ... production accountant
Steven Weigle ... staff assistant
Karl Werkman ... assistant marine coordinator
Alex Wheeler ... Gimbal Manufacturer
Kurt Stevens ... dive master (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines THE GREATEST DANGER IS ALREADY ON BOARD See more »
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Also Known As
  • L'aventure du Poséidon (France)
  • Der Poseidon-Anschlag (Germany)
  • Poseidón (Spain)
  • La aventura del Poseidón (Spain)
  • Aventura do Poseidon (Portugal)
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Runtime
  • 174 min
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Box Office

Budget $14,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia C. Thomas Howell's (Dr. Ballard's) father worked as a stuntman on the original film. See more »
Goofs A woman is able to send a distress email even though the terrorists have cut all ship-to-shore communications, the ship is on emergency power, and the antennas and satellite dishes are underwater and pointed at the ocean floor. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Ninja Death III (2010). See more »
Quotes 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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