Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)

Irwin Allen attempts to recapture the phenomenal success of his The Poseidon Adventure by virtually re-capping the original storyline with a new set of faces. The luxury liner, turned upside down after being smashed by a tidal wave, takes… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 18, 1979
DVD Release Date: August 22, 2006
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Variety Staff

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure comes off as a virtual remake of the 1972 original, without that film's mounting suspense and excitement.

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John Ferguson
Radio Times

It's ironic that this sequel to the blockbuster that initiated the disaster movie cycle should effectively finish off the genre and the career of its king, Irwin Allen.

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Jonathan Crocker
Time Out

It provides the thinnest of excuses for rerunning the 'dramas' of the night before, but it doesn't do anything to salvage the venerable formula.

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TV Guide

You can always tell an Allen film, even without looking at the credits. A name cast, a terrible event, and dialog that ranges from boring to embarrassing.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What did we really, sincerely, expect anyway, from a movie in which Karl Malden plays a character named 'Wilbur,' and Slim Pickens plays a character named 'Tex'?

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Some movie sequels, like sunken boats, are better left at the bottom of the sea.

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Flixster Audience Score: 23% Flixster User Reviews
Dean King
Not a bad sequel to the original film, this time a crew of people go back to try and get the contents of the vault. Good cast and story line.
xGary Xx
A dimwitted action sequel to a dimwitted disaster movie populated with a second string cast of TV movie stalwarts, and Michael Caine slumming it in a similar… More
Jason Owens
I saw "The Poseidon Adventure" a few months ago and thought it was a great, classic movie. Therefore, when I found out that a sequel had been made, I… More
Dann Michalski
Escaping the Poseidon turned out to just be the beginning as the story continues in Beyond the Poseidon Adventure. A small tugboat looking to claim salvage… More
jay nixon
terrible followup to classic film
Barry Lappin
The first was and still is a superb film and I dont have a bad word to say about this...except Savalas needed a lolipop

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