The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

PG   |    |  Action, Adventure, Drama

The Poseidon Adventure (1972) Poster

Nine people explore a cruise ship at sea in a manner that turns their whole lives upside down.




  • Gene Hackman in The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
  • Ernest Borgnine in The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
  • Stella Stevens in The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
  • The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
  • "The Poseidon Adventure" Shelley Winters, Gene Hackman
  • Pamela Sue Martin and Eric Shea in The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

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9 February 2018 | rowdybuschfan
| A disaster film that keeps you on the edge of your seat
I have seen many disaster films in my day but The Poseidon Adventure is truly a film that will leave you on the edge of your seat because each moment after the being hit by a tidal wave is unpredictable. The survivors have to find a way out of the ship and a preacher (Gene Hackman) has to lead them out that becomes dangerous and often scary situations they face. Each cast member played their parts with emotion that becomes dramatic at times. All in all I thought this was better then the Titanic. I know they did a remake of this film in 2005 but as I always say, stick with the classic.

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$264,850 17 December 1972

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