The Poseidon Adventure1972

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The Poseidon Adventure
Directed by:
Ronald Neame

"The Poseidon Adventure" (also known as "Höllenfahrt der Poseidon, Die", "Avventura del Poseidon, L'", "Poseidon Inferno") is an Adventure/Thriller/Action/Drama film directed by Ronald Neame, released on December 12 of 1972 in the USA . Gene Hackman is starring, alongside Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Carol Lynley, Roddy McDowall and Stella Stevens.

At midnight on New Year's Eve the S.S.Poseidon was struck by a 90 foot tidal wave and capsized

Who is the director of "The Poseidon Adventure":

The Poseidon Adventure was directed by Ronald Neame, an English cinematographer, director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing The Poseidon Adventure, Ronald Neame had directed Scrooge, released in 1970, Hello-Goodbye (1970), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), Prudence and the Pill (1968), Gambit (1966), and A Man Could Get Killed (1966). Since, he directed The Odessa File, released in 1974, Meteor (1979), Hopscotch (1980), First Monday in October (1981), Foreign Body (1986).

When was "The Poseidon Adventure" released:

The Poseidon Adventure was initially released on Tuesday, December 12, 1972, in the United States.. This was forty-five (45) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, March 29, 1973 in France; Thursday, January 25, 1973 in Germany and on Thursday, March 01, 1973 in Australia.

Who is at the casting of "The Poseidon Adventure":

At the casting of The Poseidon Adventure we find Gene Hackman, previously seen in Prime Cut (1972) and Cisco Pike (1972); Ernest Borgnine (The Revengers (1972), Hannie Caulder (1971)); Red Buttons (Who Killed Mary What's 'Er Name? (1971), They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)) [ more... ]

  • Red Buttons, Roddy McDowall and John Crawford also appeared in The Longest Day, released in 1962.
  • Roddy McDowall, Shelley Winters and John Crawford can all be seen in The Greatest Story Ever Told, released in 1965.
  • Leslie Nielsen and Red Buttons, Carol Lynley can also be seen in Harlow, released in 1965.
  • Gene Hackman and John Crawford also appeared in Night Moves, released in 1975.

What is the Storyline of "The Poseidon Adventure":

The SS Poseidon, an ocean liner slated for retirement and scrapping, makes her way across the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea from New York City to Athens. Despite protests from Captain Harrison (Leslie Nielsen), who fears for the ship's safety, the representative of its new owners, Mr. Linarcos (Fred Sadoff), insists that it make full speed towards its destination, preventing it from taking on additional ballast for stabilisation purposes. Although Captain Harrison is aware that the lack of [...]

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