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Poseidon

(2006)

Rated PG-13 for intense prolonged sequences of disaster and peril.

PG-13 In Theaters 05/12/2006 , 98min.
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Viewer Score
85%
Viewer score based on 8 ratings
50%
Critic score based on 36 reviews

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August 01, 2011
honeydove64
As for action,this somewhat dramatic remake gives a one-two punch.If we compare it to the 1972 smash,there is little room for sincerity and inner feelings.Buttons,Borgnine,Albertson and Hackman made you shed a tear for the departed.In this ,though,we have little room for the heartbreak and feelings we noted in 1972.
January 21, 2009
ROBBIE61987
Really expensive remake finds a team of A-List cast drowning in tons of CG effects, a bad script, and very bad soap opera talk. Warner Brothers lost money over this and it was a real flop at the movie screens
August 28, 2008
Lil mikey 1012
really really good

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Brian Lowry
Variety
Thanks to its simple construction, Wolfgang Petersen's large-scale liner moves reasonably well, though anyone with the faintest memory of its 1972 predecessor will wonder where most of the plot went. Full Review
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
More than characters, dialogue and lighting, here Petersen is interested exclusively in suspense of the will-he-or-won't-he-be-crushed-by-that-falling-flaming-elevator variety. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Poseidon is a sodden saga, with a script that is awash in clichs. It nearly drowns under the weight of its own soggy tedium. Full Review
Dana Stevens
The New York Times
Pretty much pure boilerplate: a reasonably well-executed throwaway that, when you finally get around to seeing it in its proper setting, will make you glad you decided to travel by air instead of by sea. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
Poseidon is devoid of anything that might conjure up memories of the Winslet/DiCaprio coupling. Its straightforward action/adventure approach is both a strength and a weakness. Full Review

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