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:

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

Release Date:

Friday, May 12, 2006

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

"Furious 7" , "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"  

"Book Club" , "Piranha 3D"  

"Cold Pursuit" , "The Phantom of the Opera"  

"Passengers" , "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer"  

"The Case for Christ" , "She's Out of My League"  

"Star Trek" , "Stolen"  

"The Forever Purge" , "Breakthrough"  

"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1" , "Savages"  

"Nothing Like the Holidays" , "Soldiers of Fortune"  

"Reagan" , "Entourage"  

"School for Scoundrels" , "The Namesake"  

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

No trailer available.

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, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu and Just My Luck.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

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