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The Poseidon Adventure Reviews

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Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
Titanic without the smarm.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com
July 26, 2007
Classic of disaster movie genre with memorable cast.
| Original Score: 4/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
June 22, 2006
"timo filme-catástrofe que, além do habitual elenco estelar e da excepcional direção de arte, conta com tensas seqüências de ação.
| Original Score: 4/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
May 18, 2006
The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first disaster flicks and it arguably remains the best.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine
May 8, 2006
What the glittering, star-driving survivalism of Poseidon Adventure actually presents is a nightmarishly schematic fantasia of guiltless discomfort.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com
April 28, 2006
If we're making picks for the most entertaining disaster flicks ever made -- my enthusiastic vote goes to The Poseidon Adventure. Easily.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
April 19, 2006
Neither as exciting nor as unintentionally funny as one would like it to be.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
December 19, 2005
Pure '70s Hollywood.
| Original Score: 4/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
September 21, 2005
One of the best of the 1970s all-star disaster movies.
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
May 13, 2005
superb guilty pleasure
| Original Score: 4/5
Mark Sells
Oregon Herald
August 18, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
July 15, 2003
Now you've done it; high concept disaster movies, especially those of Irwin Allen, are one of the chinks in my critical armor. Just can't watch them enough.
| Original Score: 4/5
Fred Topel
About.com
July 14, 2003
Classic disaster movie. Still holds up today as the survivors climb up a capsized boat.
| Original Score: 4/5
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
July 6, 2003
A great, cheesy voyage that is grandly entertaining.
| Original Score: 4/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
July 29, 2002
One of the best disaster movies of all time!
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
July 26, 2002
If only the dialogue weren't so putrid, this could have been an outstanding adventure film.
| Original Score: 3/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
probably the best of Hollywood's seventies-style disaster hokum
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 9, 2006
| Original Score: 2/5
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