The Poseidon Adventure
Special Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1972
Director: Ronald Neame
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 024543-231653
Running time: 1:57 (117 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case, Slip Cover
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: May 09, 2006
Collection type: Owned (#2281)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 10, 2006
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 10 / 10
Overview
Dive deeper into the world of The Poseidon Adventure than ever before with this all-new Special Edition 2-disc set. Packed with a shipload of explosive extras, including director and cast commentaries, in-depth featurettes, storyboard comparisons and much more, this is the definitive DVD release of Irwin Allen's Oscar®-winning (1972 Special Achievement Award for Visual Effects) disaster genre masterpiece that started it all!

Gene Hackman leads an all-star cast (including Jack Albertson, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Roddy McDowall, Stella Stevens and Shelley Winters) on a perilous journey through the upside-down "hell" of a capsized ocean liner—a terrifying death trap that only a few will survive!
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Misc.
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Genres
Suspense/Thriller
Adventure
Disaster
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Twentieth Century Fox
 • Kent Productions
Media Companies:
 • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
French  Dolby Digital Mono
Spanish  Dolby Digital Mono
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Storyboard Comparisons
 • Gallery
 • Closed Captioned
 • Follow the Escape!, Interactive Article, Lobby Cards
Crew
Direction
Ronald Neame....Director
Writing
Paul Gallico....Original Material By
Stirling Silliphant....Screenwriter
Wendell Mayes....Screenwriter
Production
Irwin Allen....Producer
Cinematography
Harold E. Stine....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Harold F. Kress....Film Editor
Music
John Williams....Composer
Al Kasha....Song Writer
Joel Hirschhorn....Song Writer
Sound
John Bonner....Sound
Herman Lewis....Production Sound Mixer
Theodore Soderberg....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
William Creber....Production Designer
Ed Butterworth....Make-up Artist
Del Acevedo....Make-up Artist
Allan Snyder....Make-up Artist
Paul Zastupnevich....Costume Designer
L. B. Abbott....Visual Effects
Cast
Gene Hackman....Reverend Scott
Ernest Borgnine....Rogo
Red Buttons....Martin
Carol Lynley....Nonnie
Roddy McDowall....Acres
Stella Stevens....Linda Rogo
Shelley Winters....Belle Rosen
Jack Albertson....Manny Rosen
Pamela Sue Martin....Susan
Arthur O'Connell....Chaplain
Eric Shea....Robin
Fred Sadoff....Linarcos
Sheila Mathews....Nurse
Jan Arvan....Doctor
Byron Webster....Purser
John Crawford....Chief Engineer
Bob Hastings....M.C.
Erik Nelson....Mr. Tinkham
Leslie Nielsen....The Captain