The Poseidon Adventure

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The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.

Who Stars in The Poseidon Adventure

Gene Hackman
Reverand Scott

Gene Hackman

Ernest Borgnine
Mike Rogo

Ernest Borgnine

Red Buttons
James Martin

Red Buttons

Carol Lynley
Nonnie Parry

Carol Lynley

Roddy McDowall
Acres

Roddy McDowall

Stella Stevens
Linda Rogo

Stella Stevens


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Production

Kent Productions


20th Century Fox


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
1972-12-01

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 57 mins

Budget
$ 5,000,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 84,563,118.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 79,563,118.00 (Estimated in USA)

Genres
Action Adventure Drama

Keywords
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