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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Emmy Rossum
Kurt Russell
Richard Dreyfuss
Mike Vogel
Josh Lucas
Mia Maestro
Freddy Rodriguez
Jacinda Barrett
Jimmy Bennett
Kevin Dillon
Directors
Wolfgang Petersen
Screenwriters
Paul Attanasio
Akiva Goldsman
Running Time
98 minutes

Poseidon
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Plot
On New Year’s Eve, luxury liner the Poseidon is up-ended by a giant rogue wave in the mid-Atlantic. On board, a mismatched group of survivors attempt to navigate their way to safety through the treacherous interior of the stricken ship.


Verdict
A shot in the arm for the classic disaster movie: awesome effects, nail-biting tension and a cast of characters we don’t want dead after half an hour — even, amazingly, the cute kid.


Reviewed by Simon Braund

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