Poseidon Movie


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On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner, Poseidon, capsizes after being swamped by a rogue tidal wave. The survivors are left to fight for survival as they attempt to escape the sinking ship.

Who's Involved:

Kurt Russell, Akiva Goldsman, Richard Dreyfuss, Jimmy Bennett, Jacinda Barrett, Chris Briggs, Andre Braugher, Mike Fleiss, Sam Dickerman, Josh Lucas, Emmy Rossum, Mike Vogel, Mia Maestro, Freddy Rodriguez, Wolfgang Petersen, Mark Protosevich, Kevin Dillon, Diana Rathbun, Sheila Allen, Kevin Burns, Jon J. Jashni

intense prolonged sequences of disaster and peril
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

When a rogue wave capsizes a luxury cruise ship in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, a small group of survivors find themselves unlikely allies in a battle for their lives. As the unstable vessel rapidly floods with water, they face unimaginable odds and life-altering decisions in their desperate fight to the surface.

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Who stars in Poseidon: Cast List

Touchback, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  

Murder at Yellowstone City, Piranha 3D  

Beautiful Creatures, Cold Pursuit  

She Said, Spirit Untamed  

Collection, The Case for Christ  

Star Trek, Hotel for Dogs  

The Secret: Dare to Dream, Breakthrough  

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1, Savages  

Bobby, Lady in the Water  

Wire Room, On The Line  

So B. It, Ladder 49  

Who's making Poseidon: Crew List

A look at the Poseidon behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Wolfgang Petersen last directed Troy and Uprising. The film's writer Akiva Goldsman last wrote Doctor Sleep and The Dark Tower.


Chris Briggs
Sam Dickerman
Mike Fleiss
Wolfgang Petersen
Diana Rathbun

Watch: Poseidon Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about Poseidon?

Key Facts

  1. Remake of the 1972 film, which was originally based on Paul Gallico's novel.

Filming Timeline

  1. December 1969: The film was in Completed status.

Poseidon Release Date: When was the film released?

Poseidon was released in 2006 on Friday, May 12, 2006 (). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Land of the Blind, Keeping Up With the Steins and Just My Luck.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

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