Poseidon

2006

Action / Adventure / Drama / Thriller

84
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 33%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 44%
IMDb Rating 5.6 10 88509

Synopsis


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Cast

Kurt Russell as Robert Ramsey
Emmy Rossum as Jennifer Ramsey
Josh Lucas as Dylan Johns
Mike Vogel as Christian
720p.BLU
598.16 MB
1280*720
English
PG-13
23.976 fps
1hr 38 min
P/S 7 / 42

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by cajun_lgb 1 / 10

Flush This Drowned Rat of a Movie

If only negative scores were possible. This was truly the worst movie I saw last year.

I WANT THE NINETY MINUTES OF MY LIFE THIS PIECE OF RAW SEWAGE STOLE FROM ME. Wolfgang Petersen, you should have to turn in your DGA card for this. A putrid remake of a movie that was only fair to begin with.... That takes chutzpah.

A quick synopsis of the plot, such as it is: A badly-rendered CGI big boat, full of badly-rendered character types played by current B- and D-list performers (Josh Lucas, Emmy Rossum, Kevin Dillon) as well as former A-listers who need to fire their current agents (Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss), gets knocked upside-down by an equally badly-rendered CGI wave fifteen minutes into the first reel, before we get any real reason to care about anyone in the cast, but not before we're subjected to Fergie of the Black-Eyed Peas "singing". Twenty seconds into that song (someone obviously thought it would be a sure-fire hit) and you're rooting for the wave to just sink the boat and put her out of our misery.

But no; a ragtag group of survivors led by Russell (ex-NYC mayor, formerly a firefighter-- how lucky is that?!?) and Lucas (ex-Navy diver-- how lucky is that?!?) start making their grim way to the now-exposed to air hull, before the ship takes on enough water that it sinks blah blah blah. The blatant sops to the right-wingers in the crowd made me throw up in my mouth several times; note that the "girls" and the "sissy" are really no help (you gotta have a He-man firefighter or ex-military guy to get you out of these scrapes!), and how about that lucky crucifix that doubles as a flat-blade screwdriver and air vent remover ("Thank you Jeey-sus for the $8.95 someone spent at a swap meet for you!!")? And we still have to wait an hour before Petersen remembers to kill off Fergie. Don't think we forgot about her, Wolfie. We were patient far too long.

Thankfully I didn't spend a dime to see this piece of junk. I watched every minute of it, getting angrier and angrier at the sheer contempt in which the makers obviously hold the viewing public, and couldn't hit the "Erase" button on my DVR fast enough after. Simply horrible.

Reviewed by adonis98-743-186503 7 / 10

Far from being the worst remake ever..

On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship. Poseidon even tho it's a remake of a 1972 film of the same name it's actually better than it gets credit for. The acting from the entire cast was damn good especially Kurt Russell, Josh Lucas and Richard Dreyfuss, the characters are likable for the most part and i was invested on them making out there alive also some of the FX and the CGI were good (not always) and even tho there are some over the top kills in the film it doesn't ruin it at all. Overall Poseidon is a good and watchable remake and far better than it gets credit for. (7/10)

Reviewed by cinemajesty 5 / 10

Remakes for a price: This is one, rated at 160 Million Dollars production costs

After providing the masses with new century entertainment with "The Perfect Strom" (2000) and "Troy" (2004), the third movie for Warner Bros. Pictures since the millennium; "Poseidon" directed by Wolfgang Petersen at the age of 64 can not exceed the original "The Poseidon Adventure" (1972), which it intentionally should have with an high-end Hollywood special effects team, a cast stretching from actor Kurt Russell to Richard Dreyfuss, yet mismatching actor Josh Lucas with the fictitious character of Dylan Johns and female parts completely underdeveloped, stuffed with unchallenged actresses from Emmy Rossum to Mia Maestro, in a screenplay by writer Mark Protosevich, which seems have no basic instinct survival conflicts between the characters implanted into the story-line with all changed up names and character origins as the original novel from 1969 by Paul Gallico (1897-1976) suggested and at least had been modestly set into action by 1972er version starring Gene Hackman as Reverend Scott and Ernest Borgnine as the character of Rogo under the direction of Ronald Neame (1911-2010). Here in the 2006er version, everything had been sacrificed for a special effects showcase of stereotype characters in which the character of Robert Ramsey, performed with no further means by actor Kurt Russell, has his introduction in correcting his daughter Jennifer Ramsey of not making out with her boy-friend publicly, while having a glass of single malt whiskey in the five-star-suit of the title-given cruise liner, before entering the cold water of the Atlantic ocean without reaching the surface ever again, asking where the writer of "The Cell" (2000) has dropped his thrill-set to hover the audience at least for 90 Minutes over a sleep-tight-in-your-auditorium-seat of a movie.

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